Drug Abuse Rising in Myanmar


 

Drug abuse rising in Myanmar – A region that is notorious for its international drug trade, Myanmar’s Golden Triangle has developed a drug problem in its backyard as well. Although the government keeps a tight lid on drug abuse and HIV infection statistics, experts say that up to half of the young people in the area are battling drug addiction. The name of Al Jazeera’s correspondent has been withheld to secure her safety as international journalists are banned from reporting from inside Myanmar.

 

The EU's New Tobacco Directive: Protecting Cigarette Markets, Killing Smokers

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The EU's new tobacco policy statement, ostensibly designed to promote public health, will have the opposite effect: far from reducing the toll of “tobacco,” millions will be condemned to ongoing addiction to smoking, half of whom will die as a direct …
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Teva Raises Copaxone Price Another 10 Percent

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Teva's oral multiple sclerosis drug, Laquinimod, failed to meet the primary endpoints in its Phase III clinical trial, and only met them after amending the statistics. The company is therefore holding a new study, which has delayed the drug's market …
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Twinsburg Crime Statistics For December

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208 people arrested; 11 theft-related charges; 25 drug-related charges; 2 domestic violence charges; 3 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor; 1 resisting arrest charge; 37 driving under suspenson / no valid license charges; 17 impaired …
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