Drug Trafficking / Narcotics

Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction

Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction

Published 05/08/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out on Sunday about her battle with addiction, saying she needed “time to heal and focus on [more…]

Lebanese army kills suspected drug dealer, seven others in raid:…

Lebanese army kills suspected drug dealer, seven others in raid:…

Published 23/07/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army killed a suspected drug dealer and seven others during a raid in northeast Lebanon on Monday, the army said. [more…]

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea…

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea…

Published 10/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s Together Pharma said on Tuesday it will set up a new company with Premier Dead Sea to sell cosmetics based on [more…]

Israeli firm gets U.S. nod for advanced trials for non-opiate…

Israeli firm gets U.S. nod for advanced trials for non-opiate…

Published 10/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli pharmaceuticals company PainReform has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin late-stage clinical studies for a [more…]

America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

Published 02/06/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net [more…]

Latin America must think about legalizing drugs, U.N. agency says

Latin America must think about legalizing drugs, U.N. agency says

Published 29/05/2018

(Reuters) - Latin America must give serious thought to legalizing drugs in order to reduce the human cost of prohibition, the head of a United [more…]

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Published 29/05/2018

NILAI, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug [more…]

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

Published 29/05/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican business leaders called out the government on Monday over a recent wave of criminal activity that has terrorized large swaths [more…]

Illinois proposes reinstating death penalty for mass murder, police…

Illinois proposes reinstating death penalty for mass murder, police…

Published 15/05/2018

(Reuters) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner said on Monday he is seeking to reinstate the death penalty for mass murder and killing a police officer, [more…]

U.S. kids’ exposure to second-hand pot smoke may be rising

U.S. kids’ exposure to second-hand pot smoke may be rising

Published 14/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - A growing number of American parents are using marijuana when they still have children living at home, according to a new study [more…]