RED ALERT! Crores of Indians in grip of alcohol, drug addiction; Punjab, Uttar Pradesh falling down an abyss

By | February 21, 2019

A study conducted by AIIMS revealed that almost six crore Indians were addicted to alcohol and 72 lakh were addicted to cannabis (charas, ganja, bhang). The epic proportions of addiction are a big concern. In terms of numbers, Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of alcohol users.  |  Photo Credit: Getty New Delhi: An addiction plague has… Read More »

Hyderabad: SOT police nabs Marijuana peddlers, seizes 106 kgs of drugs

By | February 21, 2019

Special Operations Team (/search?query=Special Operations Team) (Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 19 (ANI): SOT (/search?query=SOT)) Police, on Monday, nabbed two Marijuana peddlers (/search?query=peddlers) and seized 106 kilograms of the drugs from them. Zone along with local police apprehended two persons Medishetti Ganesh and Pothula Sai for being involved in illegal transportation of Marijuana from Narsipatnam to… Read More »

ISIS Sinai turning to narcotics to bankroll operations

By | February 18, 2019

The move into the narcotics trade, analysts said, showed ISIS’s desperation as Cairo continued military operations against it. CAIRO – The Egyptian military has intensified its crackdown on illegal drug manufacturing sites and warehouses in Sinai, battling what security analysts said was a tactical shift by the Islamic State (ISIS) branch, which is increasingly resorting… Read More »

Kratom: A Nationwide Ban Will Be Deadly Andrew

By | February 18, 2019

Currently, The United States is in the midst of what many call an opioid crisis. People from all backgrounds are getting addicted to, and overdosing on, opium-derived substances (Prescription painkillers, heroin, fentanyl, and more) at record rates. Every 11 minutes, another individual dies from an opiate overdose. In fact, the United States leads the world in… Read More »

Vietnam police seize nearly 300 kilograms of meth

By | February 18, 2019

A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central Vietnam on Sunday, police said, the latest major drug bust in a country where the use of synthetic narcotics is on the rise. While Vietnam has some of the toughest drug laws in the world, it remains a popular transport hub… Read More »

Himachal struggles to curb narcotics trade

By | February 18, 2019

Himachal Pradesh is turning into a haven for drug addicts due to easy availability of charas, a form of cannabis, in remote villages. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur admitted in his budget speech recently that increasing use of narcotics and drugs is a matter of concern for all and promised to tackle it. “We are framing a policy… Read More »

102 drug dealers surrender in Bangladesh

By | February 18, 2019

Bangladeshi men who surrendered to authorities and admitted their involvement in the drug trade sit together as they are surrounded by police personnel in Teknaf near the border region next to Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state yesterday.Not RatedText Size:  A  A  A AFP/Teknaf Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal… Read More »

Cannabis smuggler caught in Guwahati

By | February 18, 2019

STAFF REPORTER GUWAHATI: Train checking party of Guwahati GRPS recovered 12 kg of suspected cannabis (Ganja) from 15960 Down Kamrup Express Train (Coach no -B/2, seat no -23) at 7.50 am on Saturday. The cannabis was in the possession of Dinesh Jadav, 54, S/O Shiv Pujan Yadav of Paharipur Khiriya, Madhuban district (UP) who boarded… Read More »

Afghan police arrest 23 drug suspects within week

By | February 18, 2019

KABUL, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) — The Afghan police have arrested 23 drug traffickers within a week, said a statement of Afghanistan’s Counter-Narcotics Criminal Justice Task Force on Monday. “During the past seven days, the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan and detective security organization arrested 23 people, relating to 21 cases of narcotics and intoxicant drugs… Read More »

ANF op against drug pushers

By | February 15, 2019

Rawalpindi  –  The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has carried out raids against drug mafia in various parts of country and seized huge quantity of narcotics besides nabbing 27 suspected smugglers, informed ANF HQ spokesperson on Thursday. He added the ANF also destroyed Poppy corps that has been cultivated on 112 acres.  As many as 10… Read More »