Vatican car carrying drugs intercepted

 French police have confiscated cocaine and marijuana from a car with Vatican plates, after it entered the country from Spain, RTL radio reported.

People get addicted to eating, not sugar, fat

A new study has revealed people can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat .

Smoking e-cigs may lead to drug addiction

A new study has observed that smoking e-cigarettes may encourage the addiction to other substances, such as marijuana and cocaine.

Vietnam sentences two Filippino drug smugglers to death

A Philippine man and woman have been sentenced to death in Vietnam for smuggling nearly five kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine into the communist country, reports said Friday.

China seizes 70 kg cocaine after a tip-off from US

Chinese officials, with help from US authorities, have seized 70 kg of Cocaine in Shanghai, one of the largest haul of the contraband confiscated in China in recent years.

Robert Downey Jr`s son charged with felony cocaine possession

Superstar Robert Downey Jr`s son Indio has been charged with felony drug possession stemming from his cocaine arrest last month.

Paris drugs cop arrested over missing cocaine

A French narcotics police officer was arrested on suspicion of stealing over 50 kilos of seized cocaine from the Paris police headquarters in a case that has become a major embarrassment for the force.

85 kg cocaine worth $23 mn seized in Italy

About 85 kg of pure cocaine, worth around 17 million euros (about $23 million) in retail market, was seized Monday from an Italian port of Gioia Tauro, a media report said.

Tulisa agreed to `supply cocaine in Di Caprio film-deal hope`

Tulisa had reportedly agreed to supply cocaine to an undercover reporter after he promised her that he could help her secure a role in a film starring Leonardo Di Caprio.

Australia tops global list of recreational drug users

Australia has the highest proportion of recreational drug users in the world, according to the UN`s 2014 World Drug Report, media reports said Monday.

New fast, portable device for cocaine testing

Researchers have developed a backpack-sized device that uses urine samples to accurately test for cocaine and other drugs and provides results in 15 minutes.

Deaths by prescription painkillers on the rise in US, Canada

More people in the US and Canada are dying from common prescription painkillers than from overdoses of heroin and cocaine combined, a study reveals.

Two African nationals arrested for possessing cocaine

Two African nationals were today arrested on charges of drug peddling and 9 grams of cocaine was seized from their possession, police said

African national arrested for supplying drug, overstaying

A 33-year-old African national, who allegedly supplied drugs to teenagers in pubs and discotheques in the national capital and residing in the country since the last one year without valid visa, has been arrested, police said.

Tonic tainted with cocaine kills four in Guyana

Georgetown (Guyana): Investigators in Guyana`s capital say two children are among four people who have died after drinking liquid cocaine by mistake.

US Coast Guard seize $110 million worth of cocaine

The US Coast Guard said Tuesday it had seized an estimated $110 million worth of cocaine during two recent operations in the Caribbean.

Lee Ryan arrested for drunk-driving, possession of cocaine

`Blue` singer Lee Ryan has been arrested for alleged drunk driving and possession of drugs.

Nigella Lawson`s recent US flight ban blamed on ex- hubby Charles Saatchi

Nigella Lawson`s close friends believe that her ex-husband Charles Saatchi was behind her ban from the US.

Cocaine-filled condoms sent to Vatican caught by Germany

German customs officials have intercepted a package addressed to the Vatican containing 14 condoms filled with cocaine, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Mexican drug lord moves to block US extradition

Mexico`s powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has sought to prevent any extradition bid by the United States, where he faces charges for smuggling massive amounts of cocaine.