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Unfair trials, torture in death penalty cases, says Amnesty in new...

Defendants who could not afford a lawyer were often left without legal support for long periods, the rights group says in a new report.

Constable nabbed in drug raids on KL entertainment centres

Senior officlal reveals that 142 members of the police force have tested positive for drugs since August.

Philippines say no to UN investigation on its war on drugs

UN investigators will not be allowed to work in the Philippines, says foreign secretary Teodoro Locsin.

Focus on ‘Repairs, Replace and Restore’ of health equipment, urges Guan...

The finance minister questions the point of building new health facilities if existing ones are not taken care of and deteriorate in quality.

Aussie cops seize A$1 bil worth of drugs after yacht runs...

Police say 2 men unloaded about one tonne of drugs from their yacht onto a smaller boat and ferried it to a nearby island where they took refuge.

Time to rethink war on drugs, says foundation

Social activist Lee Lam Thye says IGP's warning about drug abuse shows that Malaysia has failed to deal with the problem.

Oxycontin maker Purdue offers US$10-12 bil for opioid claims

The news of the negotiations came a day after Johnson & Johnson was found guilty in the first trial of producers and distributors of prescription opioids.

China says US can do more to reduce fentanyl demand

China denies accusations that most of the illicit fentanyl entering the United States originates from them.

Mexican court rules to allow recreational cocaine use

The ruling will only take effect if a panel of judges side with the original decision and would only apply to the two people who brought the cases.

3.2 tonnes of cocaine seized in Shah Alam

Also seized: 11 sacks of white powder believed to be ketamine, with a combined street value of hundred of millions of ringgit.

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document

UK ministers say the document is a worst-case scenario and significant steps have been taken in the last 3 weeks to accelerate Brexit planning.

Police raids yield 70kg of drugs, 18 syndicate members held

Ketamine lab found in Melaka, leading to four raids in Kuala Lumpur.

My own men are high on meth, top cop says on...

Abdul Hamid Bador says 30 officers have been arrested this year for drug use, and that more people are now openly manufacturing drugs.

Bad driving leads to US$140 mil drug bust in Sydney

Clumsy Australian driver leads police to a US$140 million drug bust after he crashes his van – laden with 270 kg of meth – into a parked patrol car.

88 high on drugs nabbed at entertainment centre

Those detained include 84 Indonesian men and women who are mostly labourers and factory workers.

Viet woman and two Iranians held, RM1.4mil in drugs seized

1kg of ketamin in a Mercedes-Benz, and 25kg of syabu, a pistol and bullets found in raids on two condos.

Cops bust drug syndicate, seize drugs worth RM10 mil

Police also seize 4 luxury vehicles and RM37,000 in cash.

Reckitt to pay US$1.4 bil to end opioid addiction treatment probes

The settlement would allow the incoming CEO to focus on a turnaround plan.

Trump promises to reduce US drug prices to world’s lowest

Trump accuses pharmaceutical companies of having 'taken advantage of the system for a long time.'

Learn from India’s experience in controlling medicine prices

India’s experience with price controls shows that in healthcare, there are no quick fixes.

Son’s drug case up to the courts, says Mat Sabu

The Defence Minister says he does not want to elaborate further as the case is now in the hands of the courts.

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women

The drug is administered as a shot into the abdomen or thigh using an auto-injector at least 45 minutes before anticipated sexual activity.

Mat Sabu’s son charged with taking drugs

Police say the 31-year-old is out on bail and awaiting trial at the Kuala Lumpur courts next month.

Ex-flight attendant faces longer jail term for smuggling heroin to Australia

Australian authorities appeal against imprisonment of five years and six months, saying it is too lenient.

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