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International Day against Drug Abuse...

International Day against Drug Abuse...

World

Thu, Jun 28 2018

The year 2016 saw a record 63,632 people die of a drug overdose in the US, a 21% increase on 2015

Bangladesh plans to curb 'digital opium'...

Bangladesh plans to curb 'digital opium'...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 30 2018

The telecoms regulator is planning to raise prices to access social media applications in a bid to drive...

400 opium poppy plants recovered from...

400 opium poppy plants recovered from...

Nation

Sun, Feb 4 2018

The nursery owners and staff claimed they were growing and selling the species as flower plants.

Opium cultivation spreads in Myanmar's...

Opium cultivation spreads in Myanmar's...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Myanmar's opium production is found mainly in Shan state, where conflicts between the Myanmar army and...

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets...

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

93% of the cultivation has taken place in the southern, eastern and western parts of the country

Two drug dealers held with 2kg opium...

Two drug dealers held with 2kg opium...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 22 2016

A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB 7) detained two drug dealers in possession of opium weighing two...