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Another danger to illicit drug users: Animal tranquilizer

December 23, 2021 4:22 pm

🔴 According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, xylazine was involved in fatal drug overdoses in 23 states in 2019, with the highest rate — 67% — happening in the Northeast.

Campaign against drug abuse: Raids conducted at 1,169 places, 98 FIRs registered, 100 people arrested in Haryana

December 14, 2021 10:12 pm

In the raids, 3.5 kg opium, 20.03 gm smack, 117.85 gm heroin, 13.91 kg poppy husk, 35.59 kg ganja and 20 injections were seized.

US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year

November 18, 2021 7:21 pm

President Joe Biden called it “a tragic milestone” in a statement, as administration officials pressed Congress to devote billions of dollars more to address the problem.

Gujarat sees younger substance abusers as consumption numbers also rise

November 05, 2021 7:15 pm

Cases compiled by The Indian Express show that since June, local police and NCB have seized narcotics worth above Rs 6.6 crore in 21 instances and arrested over 52 persons for drug trafficking via rail, road and air from different parts of the state.

Drug dependence for ‘feel good factor’ rising among youth: experts

October 06, 2021 11:02 am

Among the most common forms of addiction is marijuana and cannabis, she added.

Forensic report confirms drug abuse in Kannada film industry: Bengaluru police

August 25, 2021 7:53 am

The CCB swung into action after the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested Mohammed Anoop, Rijesh Ravindran and Anikha Dinesh in August 2020 for allegedly possessing drugs. The NCB said the trio was supplying drugs to people in the Kannada film industry.

Man arrested with 2.28 lakh opioid salt tablets that have 'severe abuse potential'

August 20, 2021 9:21 pm

A similar case reported in 2016, all the arrested suspects had walked free as the court stated that the prosecution could not prove its case

Punjab: A blitzkrieg in works to showcase government crackdown on drugs

June 25, 2021 9:16 am

On Saturday, a virtual conference event, to be chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, will be telecast in around 4,000 locations across the state — a majority of which will be schools and educational institutions.

In four days, Mohali police recovers 44,340 tablets used by drug addicts

July 02, 2020 12:30 pm

The accused could not show any prescription for carrying the tablets, following which he was booked under the relevant Sections of the NDPS at Sohana police station.

Drugs, alcohol abuse becoming major concern in state: Manipur CM

December 24, 2019 9:20 pm

He urged the womenfolk of the state to take on a proactive role in fighting the menace.


Disney princesses struggle with sexual abuse and drug overdose in this thought-provoking photo series

May 12, 2017 4:41 pm

Photographer Shannon Dermody re​imagine​d​ what the princesses would go through if they were living in today's times.