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Stevie Wonder not keen on drugs


September 1st, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer Stevie Wonder prefers to stay away from drugs because of a bad past experience. He says he felt he'd "lost part of his brain" when ... Read more...

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286 kg marijuana found in vehicle in Hungary


August 26th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Aug 25 (IANS) Hungarian authorities discovered 286 kg of marijuana, valued at about 580 million forints ($2.6 million) in a supposedly "empty" vehicle at a checkpoint on the Serbian ... Read more...

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Man who crushed police cars becomes Internet hero


August 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man who was alleged to have crushed the police cars with a tractor has become an internet attention. He destroyed six police car as a ... Read more...

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Cannabis field found in Moscow


August 11th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A big city may not be a prime location for marijuana plantations, but machete-wielding drug police have discovered and hacked down a two-hectare cannabis field ... Read more...

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Police : Vt. Farmer crushed cops cars with tractors


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newport, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An incident occurred recently at Newport on 2nd August that astonished not only the sheriffs but the residents as well. A 34 year old farmer, Roger Pion ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg banned from Norway following drug bust


July 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity Snoop Dogg has been banned from Norway for two years. This is due to his attempt to enter in to Norway last month while carrying marijuana ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of marijuana found in Mexican cemetery


July 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found 2.2 tonnes of marijuana in a cemetery in Los Villa Nueva, a community in northeastern Mexico, said authorities.Soldiers found the drugs Thursday ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg banned from Norway


July 30th, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg has been barred from entering Norway for two years after he tried to enter the country with a small amount of cannabis last ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton’s brother under arrest


July 28th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Hotel heiress Paris Hilton's youngest brother Conrad is reportedly behind bars after testing positive for marijuana.Conrad, 18, is in the juvenile hall in Downtown ... Read more...

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US soldier accused of smuggling drugs into South Korea


July 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) South Korea is indicting a US Army private for his involvement in the biggest drug smuggling case in the country, CNN reported Thursday.The soldier, from the ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg misses marijuana days


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Movie star Mark Wahlberg has begun to miss his pot-smoking days while doing comedy film "Ted"."I never missed it at all until Ted, who is ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of drugs destroyed in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over four tonnes of drugs, including heroin, opium, marijuana and cocaine, were Sunday destroyed in China.The 4.2 tonnes of drugs and drug-making chemicals were destroyed by ... Read more...

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Usher in tears during custody hearing


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Singer Usher broke down following allegations that he was a bad father.He was at a custody hearing for his two children -- Usher Raymond V, ... Read more...

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About 3.5 tonnes of marijuana seized in Thailand


April 29th, 2012 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Thailand's biggest-ever haul of marijuana, weighing 3.45 tonnes, has been seized in the country's Saraburi province, police said.According to police spokesperson, the drugs were packaged in ... Read more...

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Dutch court bans foreigners from Cannabis cafes


April 28th, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Dutch court has upheld a law banning foreigners from entering "coffee shops" to buy marijuana and hashish.The legislation comes into effect in three southern ... Read more...

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Tyson got prison officer pregnant


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson has claimed he got a prison officer pregnant when he was in jail.However, he refused to give any details, reports ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance (Lead, correcting last para)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Aniston’s next movie on drug dealer


April 11th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston will reportedly star in Rawson Thurber's "We're The Millers", a film based on the life of a drug dealer.The 43-year-old, best known ... Read more...

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I make tea with weed: Sean Paul


March 31st, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Jamaican rapper Sean Paul has revealed he does not smoke weed any more but use the marijuana leaves to make his morning tea."I've found a different ... Read more...

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Mexican traffickers use minors to carry drugs into US


March 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
San Diego, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of minors transporting drugs across the Mexico-US border continues to rise, as does the number of "blind mules" who transport dope without their ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston died of accidental drowning


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) The Los Angeles County coroner's office has confirmed that late singer Whitney Houston's cause of death was accidental drowning.The 48-year-old was found dead in a ... Read more...

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Jamie Waylett jailed for two years


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Jamie Waylett has been sentenced to two years behind bars for his involvement in the London riots last year.Waylett was spotted holding a ... Read more...

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Remains of missing Mexican politician found in mass grave


March 17th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) One of the victims in a mass grave discovered in May 2011 has been identified as a politician who went missing in July 2010, authorities ... Read more...

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12 Africans arrested in Thailand for drug racket


February 29th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 29 (IANS) Thai police, accompanied by US drug enforcement officers, Wednesday arrested 12 Africans on charges of drug dealing in Bangkok, a media report said.Crystal methamphetamine pills and ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt quit weed for career


February 4th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says he quit smoking cannabis because he was "disgusted" with the habit, and stopped for the sake of his career.The 48-year-old admitted ... Read more...

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Marijuana worth $2 mn seized in Colombia


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 23 (IANS) The Colombian police have confiscated 1.7 tonnes of marijuana with an estimated worth of 3.5 billion Colombian pesos (about $2 million) from a rural area in ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus & Selena Gomez being eyed by Playboy


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NOW Magazine has reported that adult magazine Playboy is eyeing Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez to pose nude for the magazine. The report claims that Playboy ... Read more...

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Drug peddling cases on rise in Delhi


January 6th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The capital witnessed 1,127 cases of drug pedalling in 2011 -- an increase of five percent over last year, police said Friday."While 1,127 cases were ... Read more...

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Newark man acquitted of the 1978 murders


November 24th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Jersey man has been acquitted of murder more than 30 years after the incident. A jury acquitted 58-year-old Lee Anthony Evans on charges of killing ... Read more...

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Fatherhood helps man shed negative lifestyle choices


November 8th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Men who become fathers for the first time in their late 20s or early 30s seem much less inclined to commit crimes, use tobacco or alcohol.Researchers ... Read more...

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Four die in Mexican prison brawl


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Four prisoners were killed Friday in a fight inside a jail in the northern Mexican city of Durango, an official said.The trouble broke out around ... Read more...

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Man asks police officer to return his ‘dropped marijuana’


October 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburgh, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man walked up to an officer and demanded that he return the marijuana that he just dropped. Miles Bennet was bold enough to demand that the ... Read more...

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2.3 tonnes of marijuana seized in Mexico


October 9th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexican soldiers confiscated 2.3 tonnes of marijuana and arrested nine people in separate drug busts in northwestern Mexico, authorities said Saturday.The first action led to ... Read more...

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