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Jason Nickerson and Amir Attaran of the University of Ottawa, Canada examine in this week's PLoS Medicine the vast inequities in medical pain relief around the world, arguing that the imbalance has arisen from restrictive drug laws designed to prevent access to illegal substances, and proposing that the global control of licit narcotics be shifted from the International Narcotic Control Board to WHO.
The UNâ€™s top global drug regulator said on Wednesday that more people are turning to prescription drug abuse than cocaine, heroin and ecstasy combined.
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.
The United Nationsâ€™ International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) warned on Thursday against underestimating the risks of cannabis.
In an operation codenamed Pangea, authorities raided businesses in nine countries on Wednesday suspected of illegally supplying medicines over the internet, officials reported Thursday.
By Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) - The synthetic drug methamphetamine has become a greater concern in the United States and other countries than heroin or cocaine, the U.N. narcotics watchdog said on Wednesday.
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