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Sri Lankan Navy seizes over Rs 600 million worth drugs, role of Pakistan ISI suspected

Colombo: A special operation carried out by the Sri Lankan Navy in the seas off Negombo on Monday led to the apprehension of 4 suspects with over 100 kg of Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE) and about 80 kg of Hashish besides seizure of a multi day fishing trawler used to transfer the narcotic substances.

Banning Indian raw material can prove suicidal: Pakistan Pharmaceutical industry warns Imran govt

Islamabad/IBNS: Despite all their designs against India, Pakistan government is facing a dilemma. It is because of a plea from its own people against the banning of  Indian raw material for manufacturing drugs in the country, specially at this time when the nation is grappling with COVID-19 outbreak.

Afghanistan: 45 kg drugs seized in Nangarhar province

Kabul, Feb 10 (IBNS): Afghan Counter-Narcotics Special Operation Police seized 14kg heroin, 28kg hashish and 3kg chemical during an operation conducted in Surkh Rod district, eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.

Cocaine and opium production worldwide hit ‘absolute record highs’ - major threat to public health says UN study

New York, June 27 (IBNS): The scourge of opium-based drugs and cocaine are a bigger global threat to public health and law enforcement than ever before, according to the latest World Drug Report, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Synthetic drugs are making headway in Afghanistan, UN agency reports

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): Methamphetamine is increasingly being seized by law enforcement in Afghanistan, and there is also evidence that it is being produced in the country, according to the first of its kind assessment on synthetic drugs released on Tuesday by the United Nations drug and crime agency.

Toronto: Suspicious item found in garage

Toronto, Dec. 6 (IBNS): Conducting a search warrant for drugs on Scarborough Golf Club, near Toronto, led the police to the discovery of a suspicious item in a children’s box in a garage, said Det. Andrew Lipkus, Monday around 7:20 p.m., reported CTVNews.

Ontario drivers to lose their licence if found high on drugs

Toronto, Oct 6 (IBNS): The new road safety rules adopted by the Ontario Government can now confiscate temporarily the driving licence of drivers in Ontario if they are caught high on drugs, akin to drinking and driving incidents.

In Vienna, UN urges focus on ‘shared responsibility’ to combat illicit drugs

New York, Mar 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS):Ahead of a special session on drugs at the United Nations General Assembly, senior United Nations officials on Monday focused on the people affected by drugs and the shared international responsibility in stopping the suffering caused by these illicit substances.