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  1. News - World

    France to test launch 'shooting galleries' for drug addicts

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 01:58pm by Agence France Presse

    ... of heroin and other illegal drugs. The idea quickly came under fire from France’s right-wing opposition, with former education minister Luc Chatel calling it “irresponsible”. “This would be sending ...

  2. Woman stands trial over heroin-filled buttons

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... in the big buttons of 10 colourful dresses the Kenyan was carrying was 1kg of heroin with a street value exceeding HK$600,000, the Court of First Instance was told. Customs officers at the airport stopped Rado in July last year and broke open the buttons to find tin foil wrapped around plastic packets with heroin inside. Each dress was sewn with about 40 buttons. 'She kept [the drug] ...

  3. 4 foreigners may face death after heroin find in Shenzhen

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam and He Huifeng Four foreigners- two Pakistanis and two Afghans- could face execution after customs officers in Shenzhen seized 144.5 kilograms of heroin from two overseas cargoes in September, a local government worker familiar with the case said. The four, whose names and ages are unknown, are among nine people arrested for trying to hide 289 bags of high-grade heroin in bales ...

  4. News - China Insider - NARCOTICS

    Hunan police seize 90kg of heroin 'smuggled in from Myanmar'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:18pm by James Griffiths

    ... 90 kilograms of heroin and six million yuan (HK$7.5 million) in cash in one of the year’s biggest drug busts. At a press conference on Wednesday, police displayed more than 100 packets of heroin, with a combined weight of 93.8kg, believed to have been smuggled into China from Myanmar. Police said the street value of the drugs was around 56 million yuan (HK$70 million). Forty-two ...

  5. News - World - DRUGS

    New York hits 10-year high in unintentional heroin overdoses

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:10pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in New York Deaths from heroin soar in New York The number of deaths from unintentional heroin overdoses in New York last year was the highest in a decade, according to data released last week by the city's health officials. The figures reflect a pair of national epidemics operating in tandem. There is a surge in heroin use across the United States, which ...

  6. News - World - CRIME

    High-priced prostitute linked to heroin deaths of Google executive and bar owner

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09pm by AP

    ... with a police dispatcher as her boyfriend lay on the floor of their home in the throes of a fatal overdose. Two months later, the woman calmly left a Google executive dying from a heroin overdose on his ... is now charged with manslaughter in the November death in California of Google executive Forrest Hayes. She was never charged in Riopelle’s death. “Both subjects in these cases died of heroin ...

  7. News - World - DRUGS

    Low-cost killer leaves the back alleys: heroin climbs up US social scale

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Low-cost killer leaves the back alleys to become the drug of choice for middle-class suburbanites Heroin climbs up U.S. social scale Anna Richter grew up ... later, she snorted heroin for the first time. "I tried it and I loved it. And I could get it any time I wanted," she said. Heroin was cheaper than pills like OxyContin or Vicodin ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police smash Hong Kong-linked drug ring

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 03:45pm by AFP

    ... said the organised gang – operating in China, including in Hong Kong and Macau, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Myanmar – allegedly targeted Australia for its heroin and methamphetamine trade. ... designer handbags and wallets and a Lamborghini. Police said Operation Volante was targeted at a longstanding crime gang they accuse of importing and trafficking substantial quantities of heroin ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia sentences French teenager to 25 years in prison for role in heroin-smuggling plot

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:05pm

    ... convicted and sentenced to long prison terms on Wednesday for trying to smuggle heroin out of Cambodia. Charlene Savarino, 19, and Ann Yoshe Taylor, 41, were arrested in September at the Phnom Penh International Airport after police found 2.2kg of heroin in Taylor’s luggage. The women were due to fly to Australia together. The Phnom Penh Municipal Court said that Savarino had been asked by her ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose just like mother Paula Yates, report says

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Model Peaches died the same way as her mother, Paula Yates, according to report Musician Bob Geldof's daughter Peaches died of a heroin overdose, ... she had died of a heroin overdose, the newspaper reported. Peaches, who wrote for British magazines and newspapers and presented a number of celebrity-driven television shows, was found dead ...




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