Bangladesh seized a record 53 million methamphetamine pills in 2018 -- up 33 percent in a year -- amid a deadly nationwide crackdown on the trade, officials said Sunday.
Police in the German city of Hamburg have destroyed 9 tons of drugs with a street value of more than half a billion euros, a customs spokesman said on Thursday.
Spanish police said Thursday they had seized over six tonnes of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas and arrested 16 suspects, some of them wanted in the Netherlands.
Some 129 countries at the United Nations signed on to a US-drafted pledge to fight the global drug problem on Monday that US President Donald Trump warned presented a public health and national security threat.
The Indian government has banned 328 combination drugs in a blow to both domestic and foreign pharmaceutical firms, but the ban has been cheered by health activists ...
US drug overdose deaths surged to nearly 72,000 last year, as addicts increasingly turn to extremely powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl as the supply of prescription painkillers has tightened.
The ministry said it withdrew all the pharmaceutical products that contain the active substance.
The Philippines' interior ministry said on Wednesday it plans to acquire pistols for community leaders willing to fight crime and drugs, prompting concern it could fuel even more violence in the country ...
One of Bangladesh's top female cricketers could be jailed for life after being caught with 14,000 methamphetamine pills, police said Sunday.