Illegal drugs

Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

Security issues dominated his most important annual speech, including a disastrous two-month uprising by pro- Islamic State group militants in a southern city, the worst crisis he has faced.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

FBI arrests Mexican prosecutor over drug trafficking: Officials

FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in a ring producing and trafficking illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine into the US, authorities have said.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

FBI arrests Mexican prosecutor for suspected drug trafficking: Authorities

FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in a ring producing and importing illegal drugs, including heroin and cocaine, into the United States, authorities said Wednesday.

Mar 30, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

'Chemsex' putting people at risk of HIV, STIs

Addressing chemsex related morbidities should be a public health priority, say experts

Nov 04, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

Africa market of future for illegal drugs: UN official

Africa is the market of the future for illegal drugs, a top UN narcotics official said Tuesday, predicting the continent would go from transport hub to major consumer.

Apr 22, 2015, 05:58 AM IST

Silk Road sequel leads to California arrest

A man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.

Nov 07, 2014, 02:58 AM IST

Young Europeans less informed about `legal highs`: Survey

Young Europeans are less informed about "legal highs" and the effects of drugs compared to a few years ago, a survey said.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:38 AM IST

Nigella Lawson banned from flying to US post illegal drug confession

Nigella Lawson was banned from flying to the US after she confessed to using illegal drugs, it has been revealed.

Apr 04, 2014, 10:22 AM IST

Two US missile officers investigated for illegal drugs

Two US Air Force officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles are under investigation for possessing illegal drugs, officials said, in the latest setback for the country`s nuclear force.

Jan 10, 2014, 07:20 AM IST

Police arrests 1,300 people for selling drugs in China

Over 1,300 people have been arrested across China for allegedly selling illegal drugs online, police said after a six-month nation-wide crackdown.

Dec 15, 2013, 15:40 PM IST

Police arrests 1,300 people for selling drugs in China

Over 1,300 people have been arrested across China for allegedly selling illegal drugs online, police said after a six-month nation-wide crackdown.

Dec 15, 2013, 15:40 PM IST

Mayor Rob Ford stripped of powers, knocks over councillor

The controversy surrounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continued on Tuesday as he knocked over city councillor Pam McConnell in the council gallery.

Nov 19, 2013, 10:44 AM IST

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits buying illegal drugs

Toronto City Council asked embattled Mayor RobFord on Wednesday to take a break from his job to deal with "personal issues", which he admits include both buying illegal drugs and smoking crack cocaine.

Nov 14, 2013, 11:51 AM IST

Ex-Bangladesh judge gets 4 years RI for carrying illegal drugs

A former Bangladeshi judge was on Tuesday sentenced to four years rigorous imprisonment for possessing 342 bottles of banned cough syrup phensidyl, a popular drug in the country.

Aug 27, 2013, 22:05 PM IST

NE: Cop arrested along with illegal drugs

A Manipur police havildar has been arrested after illegal drugs worth around Rs three lakh were allegedly found in his possession in Imphal East district, police said today

Mar 13, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

Indian Army colonel held with illegal drugs worth Rs 15 crore

A Colonel-rank Defence PRO and five others were on Sunday arrested by Manipur police after they were caught allegedly carrying illicit drugs valued at an estimated Rs 15 crore meant to be smuggled out to Myanmar, in one of the biggest such hauls in the state.

Feb 24, 2013, 16:50 PM IST

"Meth babies" show more behavior problems

When expectant moms use methamphetamine, their kids may be at greater risk of behavioral and emotional problems by kindergarten, a new study finds.

Mar 21, 2012, 09:09 AM IST

Intelligent women `more likely to take illegal drugs`

Women with high IQ levels are more likely to take illegal drugs such as cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy in their thirties, a new study has found.

Nov 16, 2011, 09:59 AM IST

No illegal drugs Amy`s body: Report

There were no illegal substances in late singer Amy Winehouse`s body when she died, says the latest toxicology report.

Aug 24, 2011, 14:17 PM IST