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Venezuela's prescription for drug shortage: herbs

Caracas - With an estimated five percent of needed medicines available, Venezuela on Friday launched a health plan that relies on herbs and natural remedies.

Drug crime concern mounts on Paris metro

Paris - Unions representing staff on the Paris metro staged strikes on Friday to denounce rising crime linked to crack and heroin use on the network.

'Trainspotting generation': Alarm as Scotland drug deaths spike

Edinburgh - Scotland has seen a sharp rise in the number of drug deaths as years of abuse by the so-called "Trainspotting generation" finally take their toll, prompting calls for a rethink on drug policy.

Serbia arrests 3 Australians for cocaine smuggling

Belgrade - Serbian police said Wednesday they have arrested three Australians and a Lebanese national in an operation to dismantle an international cocaine trafficking ring.

US judge postpones 'El Chapo' trial until September

New York - A US judge on Wednesday postponed until September the trial in New York of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

NY judge delays 'El Chapo' hearing

New York - A New York judge has delayed for almost a month the hearing of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals.

Thirty killed in two days in Mexico's Chihuahua: prosecutor

Chihuahua - Thirty people were killed and seven more suffered gunshot wounds over just two days of drug trafficking-fueled violence in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, a spokesman said Saturday.

Legal marijuana off to blazing start in California

Desert Hot Springs - It's the first day that marijuana can be bought and sold legally in California, and store owner Nicole Salisbury's stock of pot edibles is already running low.

Australian gran escapes death in Malaysia drugs case

Shah Alam - An Australian grandmother who said she was tricked into carrying drugs into Malaysia after falling for an online romance scam was Wednesday cleared of trafficking, a crime punishable by death.

Colombian paramilitary chief deported from US to face charges

Bogota - A former paramilitary chief accused of 3,000 crimes was Tuesday returned to his native Colombia to face justice after being deported from the United States, where he had been incarcerated on drug charges.

Australia seizes $760m of meth in its largest ever bust

Sydney - Australia has seized more than Aus$1.0 billion (US$760 million) of methamphetamine in its biggest ever bust of the highly-addictive drug, police said on Friday.Commonly known as "ice", the massive 1.

Disruptions in store for pharmaceuticals in 2018

New technologies, cloud computing, and wider use of risk assessment are among the continuing changes that are disrupting the pharmaceutical sector. Expect 2018 to see the pace of change to accelerate.

New series of Narcos moves to Mexico

Los Angeles - The new series of the hit Netflix series Narcos will move to Mexico after the demise of Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar and the Cali cartel, a trailer released on Tuesday showed.

Canadian cannabis firm licensed to produce in Denmark

Ottawa - Canadian medical marijuana producer Canopy Growth said Monday its joint venture Spectrum Cannabis has been licensed to grow pot in Denmark for sale throughout the European Union.

Essential Science: Delivering drugs via nanoscale emulsion

Researchers have used nanotechnology to improve drug delivery. This is in the form of tailorable nanoscale emulsions which effectively interact with their intended targets.

High and dry: Pakistan's penchant for hash

Peshawar - Niaz Ali is a deeply religious man: He prays five times a day and visits the mosque as frequently as possible. But he also loves to smoke hashish -- lots of it.

US judge sentences Honduran ex-congressman to three years

New York - A US federal judge on Friday sentenced a two-times former presidential candidate from Honduras to three years in an American prison for laundering drug proceeds from his country's Cachiros cartel.

US sentences nephews of Venezuelan first lady to 18 years

New York - A US judge on Thursday sentenced two nephews of Venezuela's first lady to 18 years in prison for drug trafficking, damning them as "not the most astute drug traffickers that ever existed.

Mexican traffickers starting to produce own fentanyl: Sessions

Washington - Mexican drug traffickers have begun to set up laboratories to produce the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday.

Brazil's 'most wanted' drugs suspect caught in Paraguay

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's most wanted alleged narco trafficker was arrested Wednesday in neighboring Paraguay, Brazilian officials said.

Myanmar opium crop shrinks by a quarter

Bangkok - The area under opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has shrunk by a quarter in the last two years, a UN study said Wednesday, as demand for opiates eases and methamphetamine use surges.

Northern Afghan provinces submit to lure of opium poppies

Mazar-e Sharif - New motorbikes roared through villages in Afghanistan's Balkh province this summer -- markers of growing wealth, observers say, as poppy cultivation leapt by nearly five times in a region that once was an opium-free zone.

Drug sales on darknet a 'growing threat': EU report

Lisbon - Drug trafficking on the so-called darknet of hidden networks and web sites represents a growing threat that Europe must fight together, according to a report published Tuesday by the EU's police and drugs agencies.

Drugs probe of ex-minister rattles EU hopeful Albania

Tirana - An investigation into a former Albanian interior minister and his alleged links to international cannabis trafficking is ill-timed for the Balkan country bidding to join the European Union.

Colombians displaced by civil war now in crossfire of drugs gangs

Tumaco - In the port city of Tumaco, the bullets are still flying a year after a peace deal ended Colombia's half-century civil war.

Colombian military seizes more than two tonnes of cocaine

Bogota - Colombian authorities have seized more than two tonnes of cocaine belonging to a splinter group from the now-disarmed FARC guerrilla organization, the military said Saturday.

Anti-drug operation nets 4 tonnes of cocaine in Spain, Morocco

Madrid - Spanish and Moroccan police have netted close to four tonnes of cocaine with a street value of over 100 million euros and arrested 40 people in a long-term anti-trafficking operation, Spain's interior ministry said Friday.The ministry said that 1.

Australian police seize huge cocaine haul being smuggled in yacht

Sydney - A huge cocaine haul hidden in the hull of a yacht has been seized off the east coast of Australia, police said Thursday.

US judge allows psychologist to evaluate 'El Chapo'

New York - A US judge on Wednesday authorized a psychologist to examine Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, after his lawyer complained that his mental state is deteriorating in a New York jail.

Luxembourg moves further towards legalising medical marijuana

Brussels - Luxembourg, following a broader EU and global trend, took another step on Tuesday towards legalising medical marijuana by announcing plans for a two-year pilot project.
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