Utama Isnin, 19 Februari 2018 | Unit Pusat Sumber | Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan Carian

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Nada to stem drug abuse among students

Kajang - NADA will be given enforcement powers to stem the rise of drug abuse among students. Deputy Home Minister said the significant increase of drug abuse among school students was alarming and needed to be addressed swiftly. Speaking after presenting certificates to 467 people at the Nada hea...

19/04/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Agency : 90pc of student addicts take syabu

Alor Star - 90 per cent of 105 students who tested positive for drug abuse this year are hooked on syabu. This was revealed by State National Anti Drug Agency director Mohd Nazir Mustafa. Last year 80 per cent of the 344 students who tested positive for drugs were found to be taking syabu increase...

18/04/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Argentinian man charged with drug trafficking

Balik Pulau - An Argentine man found with cocaine in his luggage on arrival at the Penang International Airport last Wednesday was charged at the magistrate's court yesterday. No plea was recorded from Miguel Angel Comacho when the charge was read to him in Spanish by an interpreter.

06/04/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Father of 7 charged with drug trafficking

Kampar - A father of seven, along with three family members are facing the gallows for allegedly trafficking in 14.6kg of methamphetamine on March 13. They were accused of committing the offence at an abandoned hut in Jeram Mukim, Kampar. They were jointly charged under Section 39B (1)(a) of Danger...

28/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

It’s not enough to say no to drugs

Harm reduction alone is not enough to end drug abuse in Malaysia. There must be a shift in mindset about how we as a society think about drug addiction and rehabilitation. Drug abuse should be viewed as a health and social issue - addiction should be seen as a disease, rehabilitation as treatment...

28/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

China drug woes growing

China's drug problem is severe and growing with particularly sharp rises in the abuse and production of synthetic drugs which have become a major health concern worldwide. The manufacture of drug precursors increased along with the production of new psychoactive substances, chemicals which mimic th...

28/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Send teen to rehab, give her a chance

Send teen to rehab, give her a chance : Pemadam Deputy President said the public should realise that the teenager needed help because she didn't know what was happening when she was high on drugs. She need to be send to a rehabilitation centre and give her a chance -- Netizens express fury on teena...

17/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Duterte’s relentless anti-drug campaign paying off

Presiden Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines continues to make headline news with his relentless and even ruthless campaign to rid his country of the drug scourage. The Philippine leader's single-mindedness may be starting to pay economic dividend. Not only are the Asian powerhouses of China and Ja...

17/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Decriminalising drug use helps many lives

THE world community is still perplexed by the complexity and challenges of drug addiction and drug use disorders. The idea that all drug use is dangerous, immoral and evil has led to stricter enforcement and extremely punitive policies in most nations. The consequences of detecting, arresting, prose...

14/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Traffickers prefer Rohingya mules

Rohingya Muslim refugee Ali Hasan is desperately looking for a bride for his 14-year-old son, jailed last year in Bangladesh for carrying the popular drug ya ba. He hopes the girl's family would pay the $620 needed for Mohammed Hasan's bail as dowry. Police arrested Mohammed with 5,000 pills of...

01/03/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Cops seize RM6.3m worth of drug

Alor Setar - Police have smashed a cross border drug network with the arrest of three men in Kedah and Perlis and the seizure of 90kg methamphetamine on Sunday. The joint raid was carried out by Bukit Aman and assisted by the Royal Thai Police's Narcotic Supression Bureau. The drugs were found sta...

23/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Couple held over ganja worth RM180,000

JOHOR BARU: Police have detained a married couple believed to be drug traffickers during a raid at their house in Pasir Gudang, here which yielded RM180,000 worth of ganja two days ago. Seri Alam police chief, Supt Jokhiri Abd Aziz said the arrests were made at about 11pm after police were given...

22/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Somalian student on drug charge escapes the gallows

Kuala Lumpur - A Somalian postgraduate student was lucky to have escaped the gallows because the large amount of drugs that was in his possession was a new type of narcotic. Ahmed Sahial Qahia was sentenced to three years' jail and fined RM50,000 after the prosecution amended his charge from drug...

16/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Cops to take urine tests

Johor Baru - The police are taking steps to address drug abuse in the rank and file, said Johor police chief Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd. The police will introduce more adhoc urine tests to weed out rouge staff among its 10,000 personnel in the state. He said most of the drug abusers caugh...

16/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Youth escapes gallows with amended charge

Kuala Lumpur - A mother burst into tears when her 22 year old son was spared the gallows after a drug trafficking charge against him was amended to possession by the High Court yesterday. Muhammad Azman Syaamil Rosli was sentenced to eight years` and 10 strokes of the rotan. He was initially charge...

08/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES