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Banned New Zealand Warriors players admit taking prescription drugs

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
New Zealand Rugby League interim chief executive Alex Hayton confirmed to New Zealand's Radio Sport that his organisation was given information from the Warriors that Manu Vatuvei, Ben Matulino and Bodene Thompson had mixed prescription drugs ...
Drugs Misuse Claims Over Banned Kiwis
NZ drugs boss hits out at Warriors players for 'reckless' use of prescription drugs
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Former Malcolm Turnbull adviser Stephen Ellis pleads guilty to offensive behaviour, drugs charges

The Canberra Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
A former senior government adviser has escaped conviction after he pleaded guilty to offensive behaviour and drug possession following a "bizarre" incident at Canberra Airport last year.
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Prince's family worry he was using multiple aliases to access prescription drugs

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Prince's family has expressed concern the singer may have been using multiple aliases to obtain large amounts of prescription drugs. Their concern comes after it was revealed he did not visit the closest pharmacy to his house to obtain medication just ...

SA couple caught with crossbow, drugs

9news.com.au - ‎4 hours ago‎
A man and a woman have allegedly been caught with a crossbow and drugs in Adelaide. The duo was found in a parked car in Pooraka, in Adelaide's north, with the weapon, methamphetamine and ecstasy late on Sunday, police allege.

Making money on drugs

Washington Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
EVERYONE COMPLAINS about the high cost of prescription drugs, but not many people try to do anything about it. An admirable exception is the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which recently proposed a pilot program to change the way ...

UNGASS 2016: Evolution Rather Than Revolution In The War On Drugs | John Coyne - The Huffington Post

Huffington Post Australia - ‎18 hours ago‎
Last month's United Nation's General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem left most people scratching their heads trying work out what was actually achieved.
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New cancer drugs could treat lethal resistant prostate cancers

Science Daily - ‎15 hours ago‎
Researchers found that the drugs, called Hsp90 inhibitors, specifically target and inactivate a mechanism commonly used by prostate cancer cells to evade the effects of standard treatment.

'Patent extensions impeding exports of cheaper generic drugs'

The Australian - ‎20 hours ago‎
At present, if a drug is under patent in Australia, local generic producers are unable to manufacture and export to countries where patents have expired or have never been sought.

'It's dragging the area down' - Residents reveal drugs hell on Sheffield estate

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Used needles littered along the pavements, drug dealers roaming around in cars and addicts sleeping in residential bin stores.

Screening method uncovers drugs that may combat deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Science Daily - ‎9 hours ago‎
To identify new or existing drugs that can destroy multidrug-resistant CRE, Kirby and postdoctoral fellow Kenneth Smith, PhD examined approximately 10,000 compounds with known activity--so called known bioactive molecules--including most previously ...

Drugs curse of weekends for society

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎May 1, 2016‎
What is alarming was the number of drug overdoses and such patients we saw were not just that night but during daylight hours as well.
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Ohio family massacre highlights rural region's ties to illegal drugs

CNN - ‎15 hours ago‎
Adding to the shock was the discovery of hundreds of illegal marijuana plants on Rhoden's property, highlighting the region's dependency on the illegal drug trade as jobs in agriculture and timber have dried up. No one has been arrested, and law ...

Court jails graduate 5yrs over fake drugs

Vanguard - ‎9 hours ago‎
He was arrested at his residence in Asaba September last year by operatives of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, following a tip-off with cartons of already produced and packaged fake drugs, machines and other ...

We have enough drugs for hospitals – NMS

New Vision - ‎15 hours ago‎
Kamabare said NMS delivers medicines, sundries and laboratory supplies to all the 2900 public health facilities across the country.
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Drugs mule teacher boasts she could buy luxury home because she 'didn't get caught like Peru Two'

Mirror.co.uk - ‎13 hours ago‎
A British teacher has boasted of how she could spend the money she earned as a drug mule on a luxury home - because she 'didn't get caught like the Peru Two'.
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Designer drugs often evade DWI laws

Arkansas Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
But some law enforcement officials say they have failed to keep up with the boom in designer drugs -- such as synthetic marijuana, known as K-2 -- and homemade concoctions that are chemically distinct from traditional narcotics, which is leading them ...

British tourist gets four years in jail for using drugs

The National - ‎1 hour ago‎
DUBAI// A 26-year-old British tourist will spend four years in jail after being convicted of consuming drugs. The Dubai Criminal Court found the woman guilty of consuming hashish and tramadol.

Rethinking Drug Prohibition on a Global Scale

VICE - ‎6 hours ago‎
Last month, the United Nations General Assembly met for the first time in history to reconsider international drug prohibition with an eye toward policies focused on health and human rights.

Drugs still major problem in Lake Winnebago region

The Oshkosh Northwestern - ‎15 hours ago‎
It doesn't always make headlines. But Lake Winnebago communities continue to have a drug problem. Cheap heroin and methamphetamine, as well as marijuana, remain widely available throughout Winnebago, Fond du Lac, Winneconne, Outagamie and ...

No sex, no drugs, no wine, no women for Liberal candidates

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The party also wants to know about past or present drug addictions, whether legal or not, drinking problems and if treatment has ever been sought.
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