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Party drug damaging to memory?


September 20th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) A euphoric high delivered by party drug mephedrone not only makes it extremely addictive but also prompts users to quaff massive doses to maintain the kick, ... Read more...

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Industrial-scale drug lab found in Guatemala


September 6th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) Police found an industrial-scale synthetic-drug lab in a rural area near the Mexican border, Guatemala's interior ministry said Wednesday.The facility in the village of San ... Read more...

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Australian jailed in Bali for smuggling drugs in stomach


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A 54-year-old Australian national caught trying to smuggle hashish and methamphetamines, hidden in his stomach, into Indonesia's Bali island has been sentenced to eight years in ... Read more...

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Chinese police bust drug ring


June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi ... Read more...

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1,000 held in Shanghai for using narcotics


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) This Chinese business hub is facing a significant surge in narcotics cases. Over 1,000 people have been arrested this year for using drugs - an increase ... 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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Rs.200 crore worth drugs seized in Punjab, four held


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 2 (IANS) Claiming it to be the biggest seizure of lifestyle drugs in Punjab, Jalandhar police Saturday said 35 kg of methamphetamine worth Rs.200 crore in the international ... Read more...

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Over 20 held in China drug bust


March 15th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) At least 26 people were arrested as police busted a drug trafficking ring involving three gangs in China, officials said Wednesday.The ring was busted late last ... 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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15 tonnes of synthetic drugs burnt in Mexico


February 20th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 15 tonnes of methamphetamines valued at 58 million pesos (around $4.5 million) have been burnt by the military in Mexico, officials said.The drugs ... Read more...

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Deliveryman jailed for taking half of drugs in parcel


February 15th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A Chinese deliveryman has been sentenced to jail for eight years for taking half of the drugs he found in a parcel, officials said.Zhai Shengke, an ... 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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35,000 narcotic tablets seized in Bangladesh


January 31st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) About 35,000 narcotic tablets were seized from three people who were travelling in a bus in Bangladesh, a media report said Tuesday.Border Guard Bangladesh arrested the ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of drugs seized in Mexico


January 9th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexican army raided three clandestine synthetic drug laboratories and seized more than four tonnes of narcotics and chemical precursors, officials said.The raid took place in ... Read more...

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Bid to smuggle 17 kg crystal meth foiled in Dubai


December 21st, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS/WAM) A bid to smuggle over 17 kg of illegal crystal meth, also referred to as ice, was foiled by the customs at the international airport here.The ... Read more...

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63,000 narcotic tablets seized in Bangladesh


December 14th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Around 63,000 narcotic tablets that were being smuggled from Myanmar were seized Wednesday in the port city of Cox's Bazar by the Bangladesh Coast Guard.The yaba ... Read more...

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Six foreigners held in Malaysian drug bust


November 21st, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 21 (IANS) At least six foreigners have been arrested and narcotics worth about 20 million ringgit ($6.4 million) seized in a major drug bust in Malaysia.Malaysian police ... Read more...

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Cocaine chronicles: Metros see steep rise in party drugs


November 9th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Twenty-year-old Alisha Jose, a bright college student from a middle-class family in Delhi, was coaxed to try a "pill" at a party by her friends ... Read more...

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Child brings in crack drugs to a ’show and tell’ show at school


September 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old mother is in trouble after her kindergarten child took her crack pipes and drugs to a show and tell show at his school. The school ... Read more...

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Drug-related crimes rising in China


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China is witnessing drug-related crimes turning commonplace on the mainland with a rising number of addicts resorting to robbery and other violent crimes for obtaining drugs, ... Read more...

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18,000 drug suspects arrested in China


June 10th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Around 16,000 narcotics cases were reported to police in China this year leading to the arrest of 18,000 suspects, the ministry of public security said Friday.During ... Read more...

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Scale to assess newborns exposed to methamphetamine may predict later problems


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A scale used to assess the behaviour of newborns exposed to methamphetamine before birth might be able to identify those children who will develop problems later on.A large ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Auckland man found guilty for policeman’s murder


March 14th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Mar. 14 (ANI): A Indian-origin man accused of shooting an Auckland policeman four times has been found guilty of attempted murder.Neshanderan Rajgopaul, 29, was tried in the Auckland ... Read more...

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America faces new drug problem in the form of ‘bath salts’


January 25th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): America is facing a new drug problem in the form of bath salts that are being sold under names like 'Ivory Wave', 'White Lightning' and 'Hurricane Charlie'.But they ... Read more...

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Bath salts are a growing drug problem


January 24th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in the United States are scrambling to ban the sale of bath salts that are sold under several names.Authorities have identified that the chemical which ... Read more...

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Footballer accused of running cocaine smuggling ring


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 23 (IANS) A footballer has been charged with running an international cocaine smuggling ring which was recently busted here in New Zealand, police said. The 27-year-old Kindness Agwu, a semi-professional ... Read more...

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Drugs Come In The Wrapping Of Bath Salts


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bath salts could really be refreshing if they are used in a proper manner. These come in different smells depending upon the object they are made ... Read more...

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Wisconsin Woman Finds Drugs Worth $280,000 Inside Vacuum Cleaner


January 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Green Bay, Wisconsin, Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Christmas surprise for a Green Bay woman turned out to be a shock, when she discovered drugs inside her vacuum cleaner box. ... Read more...

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Wisconsinite Woman Finds Drugs Worth $280,000 Insider Her Vacuum Cleaner’s Box


January 17th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 17, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): A Wisconsinite woman, who was bequeathed a vacuum cleaner as a present by her progeny, has unearthed that it was laden with drugs of the ... Read more...

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Brett Favre’s Sister Brandi Favre Arrested In Drug Bust


January 13th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mississippi, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brandi Favre, the younger sister of Brett Favre was arrested on Wednesday after the law enforcement officials discovered an active meth laboratory at the ... Read more...

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Montana man arrested after giving name of wanted man


January 10th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Montana, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you want to avoid arrest, randomly mentioning another person’s name might be the greatest mistake you can make.That was the case of a Montana man who ... Read more...

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Montana Man Arrested After Giving Name Of Wanted Man


January 10th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonothan Ray Gonsalez, was probably taught the best lesson of his life "honesty is the best policy". When he countered the police at a traffic stop ... Read more...

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Four Indians arrested in Bangkok with 8.5kg of ‘ice’


November 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
BANGKOK, Nov 16 (MCOT) – Four alleged drug smugglers, Indian nationals, have been arrested in possession of 8.5kg of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as 'ice', valued at Bt32 million (over US$1 million) ... Read more...

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New Study: Alcohol More Dangerous Than Heroin, Crack


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that the effects of alcohol addiction on society, places it at the top of the twenty most “harmful substances” list, even higher than illegal ... Read more...

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California prison bans visitor hugging and kissing


October 6th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bakersfield, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prison officials in California have banned the visitors from hugging and kissing the inmates. The prison authorities woke up to the fact that the visitors could be ... Read more...

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