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Michael Douglas’ son ‘transferred to prison camp in Philadelphia’


May 17th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 17 (ANI): Michael Douglas' son, Cameron, has been moved to a minimum-security prison camp in Lewisburg, Philadelphia, according to reports.Cameron, a heroin addict, was given five-year jail term on ... Read more...

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More drug de-addiction centres mooted across India


February 24th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Admitting an absence of credible data affording an insight into the drug abuse situation in the country, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik Wednesday ... Read more...

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Drug education ‘curbs risky sexual behaviour in teens’


April 30th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): School-based drug education programmes can significantly curb risky behaviour and drug abuse in teenagers, suggests a new study.The researchers found that young adults who had been exposed to ... Read more...

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Drug prevention programmes help teens curb risky sex


April 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) School-based drug education programmes for teens also help curb risky sex, according to a new study. Young adults exposed to a popular drug abuse prevention programme as adolescents were ... Read more...

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Booklet advices Brit school kids about tips on cannabis use


January 27th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): School kids in Britain have been given access to a 20-page booklet that provides them with tips on cannabis use. Titled ''Know Cannabis'', the booklet, according to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Now, UK taxpayer to pay for heroin of drug addicts


February 28th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.28 (ANI): The British taxpayer will now have to pick up the heroin tab of hardened drug addicts, if new Government plans are anything to go by. Several pilot schemes have already ... Read more...

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