Drugs trade

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The ‘war on drugs’ kills thousands of people like my son every year | Letters
Letters: Legal regulation of the supply of drugs rather than highly publicised seizures would be much more effective, says Pat Hudson


26, Oct, 2021 @5:29 PM

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‘I’m quitting politics’, says Rodrigo Duterte – for a second time
Fears that controversial leader is lining up his daughter as his successor

Rebecca Ratcliffe

03, Oct, 2021 @2:41 AM

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Religious rehab centres fill gap as Nigeria grapples with soaring drug use
With poverty deepening, state services are failing to cope with rising rates of addiction

Kemi Falodun in Ibadan

21, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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India seizes $2.7bn of heroin from Afghanistan at port
Heroin production has boomed in Afghanistan in recent years and the country produces most of the world’s supply of the drug

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Sep, 2021 @12:08 AM

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British gangs and international rivals join forces to increase cocaine sales
Analysis by National Crime Agency finds more than 1,700 UK criminal groups involved in drug supply

Mark Townsend

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Cocaine, the yuppie drug? Not now, say experts – its lure is crossing all classes
Once a potent symbol of 1980s excess, the class A narcotic has become commonplace. So how do we curb its soaring use?

Mark Townsend

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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‘Every message was copied to the police’: the inside story of the most daring surveillance sting in history
Billed as the most secure phone on the planet, An0m became a viral sensation in the underworld. There was just one problem for anyone using it for criminal means: it was run by the police

Simon Parkin

11, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Marseille murders spark political row over drug gang turf wars
Prosecutor warns city faces ‘difficult moment’ after recent killings, including that of 14-year-old boy

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

24, Aug, 2021 @3:31 PM

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Kevin Molloy obituary
Other lives: Expert on drug rehabilitation and harm reduction who had experienced the ravages of addiction himself

Jon Derricott

19, Aug, 2021 @7:16 PM

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Floods block food from reaching thousands of refugees in Colombia
Families fleeing drug gangs and paramilitaries have been cut off, with government accused of being ‘incapable’ of protecting them

Joe Parkin Daniels in Cali

31, Jul, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘Tsunami of youth offenders’: AFP boss says police should work to ‘keep kids out of court’
Reece Kershaw’s comments come amid a push to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Australia from 10 to 14

Daniel Hurst and Katharine Murphy

28, Jul, 2021 @7:37 AM

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Cocaine stash worth €9m lands on roof of home in Sardinia
Startled owners hear a loud bang and call the police, who find a black suitcase filled with drugs

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

15, Jul, 2021 @3:47 PM

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