Drug Trafficking / Narcotics

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he may extend a March 1 deadline for reaching a trade deal with China while [more…]

Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports

Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports

Published 27/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s cabinet approved on Sunday a law to allow exports of medical cannabis in a move expected to boost state revenues and [more…]

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President [more…]

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a [more…]

Who brings olive oil to Portugal? Police foil cocaine smuggler’s ploy

Who brings olive oil to Portugal? Police foil cocaine smuggler’s ploy

Published 20/11/2018

LISBON (Reuters) - Who would bring a suitcase full of olive oil to Portugal, one of the world’s biggest producers of the stuff? Police at [more…]

Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

Published 24/09/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has “failed” and look to proven strategies to implement [more…]

Scientists unpick how cannabis component may fight psychosis

Scientists unpick how cannabis component may fight psychosis

Published 30/08/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have unraveled how a non-intoxicating component of cannabis acts in key brain areas to reduce abnormal activity in patients at [more…]

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…]