Utama Khamis, 24 Mei 2018 | Unit Pusat Sumber | Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan Carian

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Recovering teens want to change for the better

KUALA LUMPUR - “Drugs destroyed my dream of becoming a national sprinter. My future is now completely destroyed, because of my addiction to psychotropic pills.” At just 13, Khairul began getting involved in drugs.

28/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

NS training for addicts?

KAJANG - Using the National Service Training Programme as a means of rehabilitating new drug addicts could come into play soon if a pilot project is successful.

28/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘I’m glad to be home’

Nor Liana welcomed her daughter home at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport with the promised ‘pulut kuning’ (yellow glutinous rice) with ‘sambal ikan bilis’ (spicy anchovies). Twelve years ago, Suzanna, who was then only 24, was detained at the Jorge Chavez International Airport with 2kg of d...

27/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Reducing stigma for addicts

An article published last month revealed that the number of students who tested positive for substance abuse is on the rise, with school children as young as nine years old caught experimenting with drugs in Kelantan. The number of students using drugs and not attending school have also increased....

27/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Nada officer claims trial to using position for gratification, falsifying documents

KOTA KINABALU: A National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) officer, Mohd Syamsul Jikan, was charged with 33 counts of using his position for gratification and falsifying quotation documents amounting to RM163,437 at the Sessions Court here, today. The accused, who also owns stationary supply company, Emmy...

23/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Faith in plan to fight drug abuse

SEMENYIH: A large number of drug addicts are undergoing a special programme that not only promises to reduce the prospect of relapse, but also to give them a better chance of reassimilating into society. In the pilot project, recovering addicts are sent to a National Service training camp. The progr...

05/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Parents pay children turn over a new leaf

SEMENYIH: A mother thought her world was crashing when she received a call informing her that her son had been arrested for drug abuse. She never knew he was a drug user. It came as a shock, but now she is glad, as she watches her son begin his journey to recovery and embark on a promising future. “...

05/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Zeroing in on substance abuse

DEEPLY concerned over the threat of synthetic drugs to the entertainment industry, Persatuan Seniman Malaysia (Seniman) has come up with its own programme to nip the problem in the bud. Its president, Zed Zaidi, said its anti-drug abuse campaign called Op Seni would facilitate surprise visits by...

01/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Nada : Number of female drug addicts up by nearly 30pc

Seremban : The number of female drug addicts has increased nearly 30 per cent or 208. National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) director-general Datuk Dr Abd Halim Mohd Hussin said yesterday 948 new female drug addicts were identified last year, up from the 740 detected the previous year, an increase of 0.3...

24/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Cops raid meth labs in Negri Sembilan, Selangor

REMBAU: A police raid on meth labs in Rembau and Selangor recently yielded chemicals which could be used to produce 839.56kg of syabu as well as 73.82kg of other drugs. Two Malaysian men and three Indian nationals, aged between 29 and 40, were detained in the raid at a syabu-processing laboratory...

20/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Attempts to smuggle RM1m drugs foiled

Sepang - The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Customs Department foiled two attempts to smuggle drugs worth RM1.09 million into the country earlier this month. Customs director-general Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam said the department arrested two woman and a man, all Indian nationals, in two s...

20/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Children exploited by drug addict parents

AMOTHER was found to have used her twomonth-old baby for money to satisfy her drug addiction. This was revealed during a joint operation under the National Blue Ocean Strategy with the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada), police and the state Education and Welfare Departments. A state Welfare Depart...

14/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Victims may become a threat to others

ALOR STAR: Kedah National AntiDrug Agency (Nada) icon Dr Zaki Zaman Abd Rashid said the number of cases involving children being exploited by their drug addict parents was on the rise. “Imagine the future of children who have been exposed to or are using drugs as a result of having drug addict pa...

14/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

264 Kedah teens used drugs last year’

ALOR STAR: There has been a worrying upward trend in the number of teenagers who use drugs in Kedah. State National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) director Mahadzir Elias said 264 teenagers, aged between 13 and 18, tested positive for drugs last year. “This shows an increase from 41 teens in 2016. Mo...

14/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Doping’s shadow over Games

Pyeongchang : The casual viewer of the Pyeongchang Olympics could be forgiven for wondering just how many athletes are doped after a raft of recent revelations in winter sports, despite "every effort" to crack down. Endurance sports such as cross-country skiing and biathlon have come under the most...

11/02/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES