Latest Illegal drug trade in the People's Republic of China Stories

2010-08-06 17:28:02

A study published today in the scientific journal Addiction shows that the Mexican government's recent efforts to control the manufacture of methamphetamine have caused a drop in methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico and in neighbouring Texas.

2008-10-13 15:00:27

Argentina is becoming an increasingly important hub in efforts by Mexican drug gangs to manufacture methamphetamine for the U.S. market, officials say.

2008-09-05 12:00:39

Text of report by state-run Iranian radio external service from Mashhad on 4 September [Presenter] Provincial officials in northern Balkh Province have expressed concerns over increase in number of drug-addicts in this province.

2008-07-23 09:00:57

China toughens management on narcotic drug ingredient hydroxylimine BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- China has stepped up control of hydroxylimine, a raw material for synthesizing the drug ketamine, to prevent it from being used illegally, said a notice jointly issued by six government departments, including the Ministry of Public Security, on Tuesday.

2008-06-26 00:02:44

Drug abuse is on the rise in China with the number of addicts in the country estimated at 2.3 million, health officials say.

2006-08-15 16:50:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. agents on Tuesday arrested 138 people in a crackdown on a heroin trafficking organization that used illegal immigrants as dealers, offered home delivery and "buy two, get two free" sales of the drug.

2006-06-27 00:55:38

BEIJING (Reuters) - China police are teaching Myanmar officials kung fu and Mandarin as part of training in how to crack down on drug trafficking, state media said on Tuesday.

2006-02-16 12:28:12

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's illegal drugs trade has topped $15 billion a year as criminal groups flood the country with heroin from Afghanistan, a senior official from the national drugs control agency said on Thursday.

2005-06-29 16:05:04

By Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Annual worldwide illegal drug salesare greater than the gross domestic product of 88 percent ofthe countries in the world, the U.N. said on Wednesday. "This is not a small enemy against which we struggle.

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