cocaine News

New chemical-sensing chip sniffs out cocaine within minutes: Study

Researchers have developed a new chip, that can identify cocaine through smell, that could be integrated into hand-held portable devices.

Mumbai: Nigerian national held with cocaine

The accused was booked under the Passports Act apart from the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.


Drug that can help cocaine users quit, avoid relapse

The drug — N-acetylcysteine — not only made lab rats resist cocaine, but also lowered their rate of relapse.

Explained: How cocaine use gives you that high

The study found that the burst of energy has more to do with what's going inside the brain of the users, than the substance itself.

CEO of e-publishing firm ‘held with cocaine’

We could trace the bank transactions through which he paid the money. We are trying to trace the address,” said the officer.

Behind cocaine bust: $1,500 and a 64-year-old from Lima

Delhi Police say interrogation of clothes merchant with cocaine worth Rs 6.5 crore has exposed new trafficking trail from Latin America.


Peruvian national held with cocaine worth Rs 6 cr

According to officials, this is the highest seizure of swallowed substance in the country in the recent years.

Guinea national arrested with 151 gm cocaine worth Rs 15 lakh

A team from the cell was working on information about some cocaine peddlers who are active in Vimannagar, MG Road and other places.

South African, who swallowed Rs 6.5 cr worth cocaine, held at Delhi airport

The South African was held for smuggling over a kilo of cocaine by swallowing 65 pellets of the banned substance.

Cocaine use impairs loss prediction ability

Addicted to cocaine have impaired loss prediction signalling in the brain.