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US singer Green pleads no contest to ecstasy charge Grammy-winning US singer Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest to a charge of giving a woman ecstasy before going back to her hotel.
30 августа 2014
Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' set for release The head of Colombian drug kingpin P. Escobar's hitmen is set to be released from prison after helping prosecutors convict a former justice minister.
27 августа 2014
©REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Mexico launches new police force to fight drug gangs Mexico launched a new 5,000-member national police force tasked with protecting key sectors of the economy from drug gangs.
23 августа 2014
Photo courtesy of French drugmaker delivers first semi-synthetic malaria drugs French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced the delivery of the first anti-malaria drugs to millions of patients in Africa.
13 августа 2014
©Reuters 'Prince of Pot' back in Canada from US prison Canada's self-proclaimed "Prince of Pot" returned home , vowing "political revenge" after spending more than four years in a US prison.
13 августа 2014
WHO declares Ebola epidemic a global emergency Nigeria became the latest country to declare a national emergency over the deadly Ebola virus.
09 августа 2014
Ebola sparks states of emergency across west Africa States of emergency were in effect across overwhelmed west African nations Friday with the death toll from the Ebola epidemic nearing 1,000.
08 августа 2014
©Reuters Aspirin reduces risk from some cancers, says study Daily, long-term doses of aspirin can slash the risk of cancer of the digestive tract.
06 августа 2014
Flavio Sidagni before and after his prison term. Photos courtesy of La Republica and Il Post Italian ex-top manager released on parole from Kazakhstan prison Italian Flavio Sidagni, convicted in Kazakhstan for drug distribution, has been released on parole.
05 августа 2014
©Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom Myanmar makes $2.3mn heroin bust in 'Golden Triangle' Myanmar authorities have seized 140 kilograms (310 lbs) of heroin packed into blocks and hidden in a car in the notorious "Golden Triangle" area near the Thai border, police said.
31 июля 2014
Fausto Vallejo. ©Reuters/Leovigildo Gonzalez Mexico ex-governor's son faces questions over cartel meet The son of a former Mexican governor said he will obey an order to testify before prosecutors after a video surfaced of him meeting over beers with a drug baron.
31 июля 2014
Aruba releases Venezuelan wanted in US on drug charges A Venezuelan ex-military intelligence chief arrested by Aruba at the United States' request on drug trafficking charges was freed Sunday and quickly returned home to Caracas, authorities said.
28 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of Paracetamol no better than placebo in low-back pain: study Paracetamol, the first-choice lower-back pain killer, worked no better than dummy drugs administered in a trial of more than 1,600 people suffering from the condition, researchers said
25 июля 2014
Joseph Wood. ©Reuters/Arizona Department of Corrections Condemned man's US execution takes nearly two hours America's death penalty debate raged Thursday after it took nearly two hours for Arizona to execute a prisoner who lost a Supreme Court battle challenging the experimental lethal drug cocktail.
24 июля 2014
©Reuters/Tami Chappelll FedEx indicted for shipping illegal online pharmacy meds The US Justice Department announced that package-delivery giant FedEx has been indicted for allegedly facilitating the distribution of controlled substances and prescription drugs sold by illegal online pharmacies.
19 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan ratifies Caspian security agreement President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has endorsed a law on ratification of the agreement on security cooperation at the Caspian Sea.
07 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of Drug-smuggling Australian sentenced to death in Vietnam An Australian of Vietnamese origin has been sentenced to death after trying to smuggle four kilograms (8.8 pounds) of heroin out of the country, state media in the communist nation said.
28 июня 2014
©Reuters/Alan Ortega Mexican police attacked in ambush One policeman died and three were wounded in an ambush in a Mexican state along the US border that is ravaged by drug cartel violence, officials said.
27 июня 2014
©Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch Greek police seize tonne of heroin, 14 arrested Around a tonne of heroin has been discovered in a warehouse near Athens and 14 people, most of them members of tanker crew, have been arrested, Greek port police said.
23 июня 2014
©Reuters/Danish Siddiqui Japan prosecutors arrest ex-Novartis employee over data Prosecutors on Wednesday arrested a former employee of the Japanese unit of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis for allegedly manipulating research data to exaggerate the benefits of a popular blood-pressure drug.
11 июня 2014

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