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Uruguay to debate legalising marijuana


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uruguay's parliament will debate full legalisation of marijuana, with state control over its production and distribution, the El Pais daily reported Thursday."The bill remains open ... Read more...

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US senate probe blames HSBC for money laundering


July 17th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) US Senate investigators have accused global banking giant HSBC of failing to prevent billions of dollars worth of money transfers linked to drug cartels and terrorist ... Read more...

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China to blacklist illegal drug producers


May 31st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) China is mulling a proposal to blacklist illegal drug producers and sellers.Details of companies and individuals violating drug laws will be documented and published on government ... Read more...

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One in eight British adults dies of alcohol


May 17th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) One in eight deaths of British adults under the age of 64 is caused due to alcohol, an international conference on tackling problem drinking has been ... Read more...

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Spain busts gang that ripped off drug dealers


May 11th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), May 11 (IANS/EFE) A gang that employed extremely violent tactics in robbing drug dealers has been busted in Spain, officials said Thursday.The 15 suspects - ... Read more...

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China seizes over 33,000 illegal drug ads


April 17th, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China's food and drug safety watchdog said Monday it has found 33,648 illegal commercial advertisements for drugs this year till March.It included release of advertisements without ... Read more...

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15 tonnes of methamphetamine seized in Mexico


February 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) Around 15 tonnes of synthetic drug methamphetamine have been seized from a ranch in Mexico, the army said.The seizure took place in Tlajomulco city of ... Read more...

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‘Illegal drug trials central government’s responsibility’


January 6th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 5 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government, criticised for imposing meagre fines on doctors involved illegal drug trial in Indore, Thursday sought to defend itself, saying that drug trials ... Read more...

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Former Miss Russia jailed in US


December 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Miss Russia 1998 and former Miss Universe semifinalist Anna Malova, charged in the US with forging drug prescriptions, will spend Christmas holidays in jail, ... Read more...

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Fake medicines worth $30 mn seized in China


November 1st, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) Fake medicines worth 190 million yuan (around $29.9 million) have been seized in a Chinese province, police said.The seizure was made in central China's Henan province ... Read more...

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Two held with 104 kg of drug


April 19th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi police arrested two men for trafficking 104 kg of ganja (cannabis), an official said Tuesday.Rajiv Kumar, 22, and Dayanand, 21, were arrested from Mukundpur ... Read more...

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Saudi princess in sexual harassment row allowed to hide identity


March 1st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A Saudi princess accused of sexually harassing her British bodyguard has been allowed to hide her identity in court, a media report said Tuesday.Her 40-year-old bodyguard claims that ... Read more...

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Montel Williams Cited At Aiport For Carrying Drug Paraphernalia


January 6th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former talk show host Montel Williams recently was cited and fined at a Milwaukee airport after authorities found him possessing illegal drug paraphernalia. The incident took ... Read more...

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Brandon Spikes Suspended For Four Games By NFL


December 11th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development the rookie linebacker of New England Patriots Brandon Spikes has been given a suspension notice for 4 consecutive games. He has ... Read more...

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Five Columbia University Students Taken Into Custody In Drug Bust


December 9th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City's Columbia University is hitting headlines for all the wrong reasons lately after five students of the prestigious educational institution were taken ... Read more...

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10-day-old girl dies in washing machine


November 8th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A 10-day-old girl died in Britain when her mother put her in a washing machine with a pile of laundry, a media report said Monday.Maggie May was found ... Read more...

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168 kg of heroin seized in Australia


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Australian authorities have seized 168 kg of heroin, the fifth biggest shipment of the contraband ever to be smuggled into the country, hidden inside a consignment of wooden ... Read more...

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Brit boxer Hatton set to evade legal action over ‘white powder’ snaps


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23(ANI): British boxing champion Ricky Hatton will not face legal action over snaps of him snorting a white powder after police said that they have no evidence to prove the ... Read more...

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ICC fixes Oct 30 for hearing tainted Pak trio’s appeals against suspension over fixing


October 6th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 5 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has turned down the requests of Pakistan's Test skipper Salman Butt and teenage pacer Mohammad Aamir to set an early date for their ... Read more...

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How Hilton and Lohan’s drug-related past can come back to haunt them


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan have recently become the queens of drug abuse, court visits and rehabs-an image, which many think would haunt them everywhere they go ... Read more...

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US mum encourages 2-year-old daughter to ’smoke’ pot in shocking video


September 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): A shocking video of a two-year-old girl apparently smoking marijuana has emerged.The video, taken by her mother, shows the little girl putting the joint to her lips and ... Read more...

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New Zealand busts Asian drug-money laundering gang


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 22 (DPA) New Zealand police investigating Asian organised crime raided a money exchange company in Auckland Thursday, claiming it was a multimillion dollar operation to launder illegal drug proceeds. Two people ... Read more...

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Study: Ecstasy may help PTSD patients


July 20th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washignton DC, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Averagely, one out of every six soldiers who return from the war in Afghanistan or Iraq come home with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These affected soldiers ... Read more...

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Doctor and his wife found guilty on conspiracy and illegal prescription charges


June 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wichita, Jun 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda Schneider have been found guilty of conspiracy and illegal drug prescription charges. Their prescriptions contributed to the death of 68 ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Shutter Island(2010)


June 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shutter Island: A terrific thrillerRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Michelle Williams and Ben KingsleyDirector: Martin ScorseseJune 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The movie takes place in 1954; US Marshals ... Read more...

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Cocaine can rot your skin and flesh


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Cocaine contains agents that contribute to low white cell count or dying skin tissue, giving people the appearance of wearing rotting flesh, says a study.Reported by Time.com, the ... Read more...

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Fencing of India-Myanmar border under way


April 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 24 (ANI): Fencing along the India-Myanmar international border at Manipur's Moreh town is in progress to check illegal drug trafficking and movement of militants."The project is likely to benefit ... Read more...

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Venezuela seizes three tonnes of cocaine, coca paste


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan drug enforcement agents dismantled eight illegal drug labs holding an estimated three tonnes of cocaine and cocaine paste, Interior Minister Tarek El Aissami said. "We estimate that nearly ... Read more...

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Viagra robber arrested in Spain!


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Police have arrested a man for allegedly holding up ten pharmacies at gunpoint to steal Viagra.It was after a series of raids on chemists in Madrid that the ... Read more...

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Peel Regional Police in Canada seized over $2.5 million of the drug Doda


March 18th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
ONTARIO, CANADA (BNO NEWS) – Peel Regional Police seized over $2.5 million of an illegal drug in Ontario, Canada, local law enforcement said Wednesday.Major Drugs and Vice Investigators from the police services ... Read more...

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South Carolina doctor sentenced for illegal drug distribution


February 27th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A doctor, of Hilton Head, South Carolina, was sentenced to 41 months of supervised release for conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone, U.S. Attorney Kevin McDonald announced ... Read more...

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160,000 illegal drug tablets seized in Guatemala


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Guatemalan drug enforcement agents seized some 160,000 pseudoephedrine tablets in a warehouse at the capital's La Aurora International Airport, but no arrests were made, the police said. ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy death caused by pneumonia and drugs


February 5th, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (DPA) A Los Angeles coroner ruled the death of actress Brittany Murphy to be accidental and caused by drug intoxication, pneumonia and iron deficiency anemia, People.com reported ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina assures Bangladesh will not allow militant activities from its soil


January 13th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is on a three-day visit to New Delhi, said on Wednesday that Bangladesh, would not allow militants to operate from ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh in talks over extradition treaty: Sheikh Hasina


January 13th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday said India and Bangladesh are carrying on discussions to firm up an extradition treaty, taking their counter-terror cooperation further in ... Read more...

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