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US approves Epidiolex, first marijuana-derived drug

Washington - US regulators on Monday approved the first marijuana-derived drug ever to hit the US market, Epidiolex, which will be used to treat two rare and severe forms of childhood epilepsy. Made by the British biopharma company GW Pharmaceuticals, Epidiolex uses purified cannabidiol, or CBD,...

27/06/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Cops bust ‘China White’ heroin lab, nab eight

JOHOR BARU — Police believe they have cracked a regional syndicate specialising in the production and distribution of heroin after busting its lab here over the weekend. Officers from Bukit Aman and the Johor Narcotics Criminal Investigations Department (NCID) arrested eight syndicate members an...

26/06/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Canada to legalise cannabis in October

OTTAWA, — Canada will become the first G7 country to legalise the consumption and cultivation of cannabis from October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday. Both houses of parliament voted this week to legalise the drug for recreational use, making Canada the second country worl...

22/06/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Bangladesh slammed over drug war

GENEVA - The UN rights chief on Wednesday condemned the recent killing of more than 100 alleged drug dealers in Bangladesh, insisting that extra-judicial killings cannot be justified in the fight against narcotics. Some 130 people have reportedly been shot dead by Bangladeshi security forces sinc...

11/06/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Technician sent to gallows for drug trafficking

KUANTAN — The High Court sentenced to death a former technician who was found guilty of trafficking 61.21 grammes of methamphetamine. Judge Datuk Seri Mariana Yahya sentenced Mohd Moriff Zulkarnaim, 30, after finding the defence had failed to raise reasonable doubts against the charge. Mohd Mo...

17/05/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Customs seize RM3m ketamine hiddens in cupboard

NILAI - Customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle 50kg of ketamine worth RM3 million after it was found concealed in the back lining of two cupboards.

20/04/2018 | MALAY MAIL

‘Drug flats’ blight the heart of Spanish cities

A decade after Spain's property bubble burst, dozens of vacant apartments in Madrid and Barcelona city centres have turned into "drug flats", to the dismay of local residents who complain of abandoned syringes and frequent brawls.

17/04/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Umno division chief saya only drank coffee at nightclub

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Bandar Tun Razak Umno division chief Datuk Rizalman Mokhtar claimed he was entrapped by political rivals, following his arrest for alleged drug abuse at an entertainment outlet here on Monday. At a press conference today where he confirmed he was the Umno leader reportedly...

05/04/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Cops bust high-grade syabu drug ring

KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — Police believe they have dismantled a drug syndicate making high-quality methamphetamine for sale in upscale nightclubs in Klang Valley, following the seizure of RM1.2 million in drugs and five arrests last Thursday. According to the police, the syndicate dubbed the Ah Tee...

03/04/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Thais seize 700kg ‘ice’ in fruits bound for south

BANGKOK — Authorities at the Malaysia-Thai border need to keep an eye on vehicles transporting mouth-watering fruits bound south of the border. This revelation came about after Thai police uncovered yet another attempt by drug syndicates to smuggle 700kg of “ice” (crystal methaphetamine) worth mi...

29/03/2018 | MALAY MAIL

13 killed in a day of drug busts in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police killed 13 suspected drug dealers and arrested more than 100 people in dozens of anti-narcotics operations on Wednesday in a province north of the capital, its police chief said. More than 4,000 Filipinos have been killed by police during President Rodrigo Dut...

23/03/2018 | MALAY MAIL

‘Mr T’ faces death penalty in Thailand

BANGKOK: A Johor-born man, famously known by the Malaysian media as "Mr T" or the "Malaysian Iceman", could be staring at the death penalty over his alleged role in an attempt to smuggle 282kg of crystal methamphetamine into Malaysia two years ago. Tan Hun Seong and three of his accomplices have...

20/03/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Five nabbed for possession of ketum juice in farm

IPOH, Feb 28 — Five men were detained by police for allegedly possessing more than 100 litres of suspected ketum juice at a farm in Kampung Semangat 2, Titi Gantong, Bota. One of the suspects, aged 43, was arrested for possessing 205 packets of suspected ketum juice while the other four suspects...

01/03/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Cops cripple cross-border drug syndicate

JOHOR BARU, Feb 25 — Police have a cripple a Malaysia-Singapore synthetic drug syndicate with the seizure of RM1.2 million worth of narcotics and arrest of 14 suspects. Four raids were conducted by Bukit Aman’s Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group, the federal police Narcotics Criminal Inve...

26/02/2018 | MALAY MAIL

Duo caught for possessing 100 packets of ketum

Ipoh ― Two local men were detained by police for allegedly possessing 100 packets of suspected ketum juice at two houses in Simpang Pulai here. The two friends, aged 43 and 18 respectively, were apprehended during an 11am police raid on a residence in Taman Raia Mesra, Simpang Pulai yesterday mornin...

25/02/2018 | MALAY MAIL