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Canada to legalize recreational marijuana by mid-2018: report

Ottawa - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party will introduce legislation in the coming weeks that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada by mid-2018, reports said Monday.

Panama creates anti-narco force as drug seizures rise

Panama - Panama's president on Friday presented a new elite counternarcotics police unit to combat smuggling of increased cocaine production in neighboring Colombia.The Eagle force, as it is called, consists of 300 officers with access to intelligence.

Three dismembered bodies found in Mexico resort town

La Paz - Three dismembered bodies were found in a Mexican resort town as local and national officials held a meeting there on public security, authorities said Friday.

Honduras probes cartel links to public contracts

Tegucigalpa - Honduras on Monday launched a probe into allegations a drug cartel took on public contracts to launder money, made by one of the gang's ex-leaders in testimony to a New York court.

US communities crumbling under an evolving addiction crisis

Washington - Of the 2,900 babies born last year in Cabell County, West Virginia, 500 had to be weaned off of opioid dependence.In Ohio, counties are renting refrigerated trailers to store the mounting number of bodies of drug overdose victims.

Drug against alcoholism works, researchers claim

Paris - French researchers provided fresh evidence Friday to support claims that a drug touted as a miracle cure for alcoholism, and prescribed for this purpose in France, actually works.

UN drugs body takes aim at fentanyl

Vienna - A UN drugs body moved Thursday to crack down on the production of chemicals made to use illicit fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid killing thousands in the United States.

'El Chapo' health deteriorating in US custody: lawyers

New York - The health of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, is deteriorating in US custody, his lawyers complained Monday, challenging the conditions of his detention.

Man attempts to smuggle 59 heroin wraps and phones up his butt

Liverpool - Recently, a court in England heard about man attempting to smuggle 59 heroin wraps and six cellphones into prison. He thought a good way of doing this was by placing them up his butt.

At least 242 bodies found in hidden graves in Mexico

Coatzacoalcos - Mexican authorities have found at least 242 bodies in hidden graves in the eastern state of Veracruz that were discovered by mothers searching for their missing children, officials said Friday.

Honduras vows fight against drug gangs after narco-chief testimony

Tegucigalpa - Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez vowed Thursday to go after drug traffickers, days after a narco-boss imprisoned in the US gave explosive testimony implicating the previous president, Porfirio Lobo.

Three police found killed in Mexico

Puebla - Three police investigators were found dead after being abducted in a region of Mexico plagued by drug violence, authorities said.

Honduras to probe alleged drug cartel links with ex-president

Tegucigalpa - Honduras's prosecutors said Wednesday they would investigate alleged links between public figures, including an ex-president, and the Los Cachiros drug cartel.

Bolivia expands coca production

La Paz - Bolivia passed a controversial measure Wednesday to expand production of coca, the raw material for cocaine.Leftist president Evo Morales dismissed warnings that an increase in coca crops would fuel the illegal drug trade.

French anti-drug cop on trial over 50kg cocaine heist

Paris - A French drug squad officer goes on trial on Tuesday, accused of stealing around 50 kilograms of cocaine from police headquarters in Paris in a case that has shaken the high-profile force.

US official backs Guatemala's fight against drugs, corruption

Guatemala City - The United States on Monday lent weight to fighting drug trafficking and corruption in Guatemala with a visit by a State Department official focused on those issues.

Pablo Escobar's son slams TV series for 'glorifying' criminals

Madrid - The son of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar slammed depictions of his father's life like those in the hit Netflix series "Narcos", saying they "glorify" criminals, in an interview published Sunday.

Colombia's 'drug triangle' puts hope in chocolate

Codazzi - Isidro Montiel arrived in Colombia's lawless "drug triangle" in 1982 hoping to get rich farming coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine.

UN drugs board criticises killings in Philippines

Manila - The UN-linked International Narcotics Control Board on Thursday condemned the use of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte's much-criticised war on drugs has claimed more than 6,500 lives.

UN drugs board criticises killings in Philippines

Manila - The UN-linked International Narcotics Control Board on Thursday condemned the use of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte's much-criticised war on drugs has claimed more than 6,500 lives.

UN drugs board criticises killings in Philippines

Manila - The UN-linked International Narcotics Control Board on Thursday condemned the use of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte's much-criticised war on drugs has claimed more than 6,500 lives.

Philippine police will return to drug war: Duterte

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he would recall police to fight his drug war, a month after he withdrew them and denounced the force as "corrupt to the core".

Two Britons charged in France over illegal medicines trade

Paris - Two Britons were charged in northwest France Saturday of participating in an illegal drug network that advertised and sold unlicensed medicines advertised as able to heal cancer and other medical conditions, legal sources said.

US seeks extradition of ex-Guatemalan vice president

Guatemala City - The United States embassy said it will seek the extradition of Guatemala's former vice president Roxana Baldetti and ex-interior minister Mauricio Lopez on drug trafficking charges.

Pele's son turns self in for Brazil prison sentence

S - The son of football legend Pele turned himself in late Friday after being ordered by a Brazilian court to begin serving a nearly 13-year prison sentence for money laundering and drug trafficking.

Venezuela complains to US for VP drug sanctions

Caracas - Venezuela lodged a diplomatic complaint with the United States on Wednesday over Washington's sanctions against its vice-president for alleged drug trafficking.

Venezuela demands US apology for VP drug sanctions

Caracas - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday demanded the United States apologize for slapping sanctions on his vice president over alleged drug trafficking.

US names Venezuelan VP a major drug trafficker

Washington - The United States labeled Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami a major drug trafficker Monday, adding the veteran politician to its narcotics "kingpin" sanctions list.

Mexican forces kill cartel leader, 11 others

Mexico - Mexican authorities killed a drug cartel leader and 11 other gang suspects in clashes involving ground forces and a military helicopter that fired at the gunmen, officials said Friday.

Dutch police find ingredients to make 1 bn ecstasy pills

Den Haag - Dutch police probing a suspicious vehicle parked in a deserted parking lot found a huge stash of chemicals for producing an estimated one billion ecstasy pills, officials said Friday.
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