Latest Hamid Ghodse Stories

2010-02-24 12:17:28

The UN's top global drug regulator said on Wednesday that more people are turning to prescription drug abuse than cocaine, heroin and ecstasy combined. The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) said that use of "date-rape drugs" is climbing as well, as sexual predators find new ways to get around the tight controls on substances by switching to drugs not banned by international drug laws. Drugs like ketamine and gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL) have replaced Rohypnol, which was one of the...

2009-03-18 08:00:55

The United Nations issued a few procedures on Tuesday over how to stop Internet drug markets from governments that are besieged by the increase in prescription drug abuse. A U.S. study discovered that only two of 365 online pharmacies were lawful, by selling any controlled substances with requisite prescriptions, International Narcotics Control Board chief Hamid Ghodse stated. In some countries, prescription drug trafficking and abuse is equivalent to the use of heroin, cocaine and...

2008-07-21 12:01:26

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fa29ad/international_drug) has announced the addition of the "International Drug Control into the 21st Century" report to their offering. This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of drug misuse, dependence and the ways in which different parts of the world have responded to these problems. The book examines aspects of the contemporary drug problem, the related debate and the way in which society is responding to it....

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'