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Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to support Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's drug policy

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to support Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's drug policy (Source: Wikimedia)

Chinese officials have called for an intensification of counter-narcotic efforts, after months of strengthening the country’s international drug control ties with...
The measure has passed both houses of Congress, and is awaiting President Donald Trump's signature

The measure has passed both houses of Congress, and is awaiting President Donald Trump's signature (Source: Wikimedia).

The US is set to remove restrictions on state-mandated drug testing for people who seek unemployment benefits, despite evidence suggesting this may worsen the country...
The contents of a needle exchange kit

The contents of a needle exchange kit. (Source: Wikimedia)

At the end of October 2016, members of the Glasgow City Council, the health board and Police Scotland agreed to plans for opening the first safe injection facility in...
Turkish police officers were involved in a series of drug raids

A series of raids, involving 2,500 police officers, took place across the Turkish capital on Monday (Source: Wikimedia)

Numerous drug raids have taken place across Turkey this month, including a large-scale anti-trafficking operation in Ankara, as authorities warn that the drug trade is...
Tanzania's security forces

Tanzania's security forces have been urged by authorities to crackdown on drugs (Source: Wikimedia).

Tanzanian authorities claim to be intensifying their crack down on the illegal drug trade, but critics - including some in the government - say that the approach is...
Prayer and religious activity is a part of drug treatment in most Hong Kong centres

12 of the 15 NGOs running in-patient drug rehabilitation centres require religious activity as part of “treatment” (Source: Pixabay)

The dominance of Christian-based drug rehabilitation services in Hong Kong has created significant barriers for those seeking treatment. State-run in-patient drug...
Canada introduced many harm reduction strategies in the past year

Canada introduced many harm reduction strategies in the past year (Source: Wikimedia)

Authorities in the city of Ottawa plan to install machines that dispense equipment for safer drug use, as harm reduction strategies become growingly popular across...

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