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drug abuse

Afghanistan struggles with meth, opium addiction

Meth boom adds to Afghanistan's opium and heroin woes.

20 Dec 2019 11:53 AM

Delhi man killed by brother in front of mother for drug abuse

He left his brother to die and their mother kept on screaming for help.

28 Sep 2019 2:02 PM

MLA claims Deepika, Ranbir and others were in 'drugged state'; Milind Deora reacts

MLA Manjinder Sirsa claimed celebs who attended Karan Johar's party were in 'drugged state and called it, UDTA Bollywood.

31 Jul 2019 1:53 PM

LGBT women at heightened risk of drug use

Women LGBT at high risk of substance use after the age of 13.

08 Jun 2019 11:03 AM

Peddlers Profit

Drug abuse, although a problem, can be combated if right advice is given.

15 Mar 2019 12:35 AM


Drug abuse suspected to be cause of blaze at Kurla depot

Although the fire was doused immediately, it damaged ten privately-owned vehicles.

12 Feb 2019 2:03 AM

Sanjay Dutt initiates campaign to fight drug abuse amongst the youth

Not only Sanjay Dutt but B-Townies like Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra and others are also coming forward to support the change.

10 Feb 2019 4:15 PM

Better schools may reduce teens' risk of marijuana abuse

New study suggests that we really need to invest in creating healthy school environments especially for the most disadvantaged kids.

30 Oct 2018 11:21 AM

Formulate national action plan to curb drug menace: Supreme Court asks AIIMS

The top court also made it clear that no extension of time would be granted to govt, AIIMS as the issue was of 'national importance'.

22 Jul 2018 3:05 PM

Routine screening can prevent opioid use

The study highlighted one of the many dire consequences of the opioid epidemic.

16 Jul 2018 11:28 AM


Detail steps taken to curb drug abuse among children: SC to Centre

SC asked Centre to apprise it of steps taken to comply with its 2016 verdict that directed steps like formulation of national action plan.

08 Jul 2018 1:53 PM

Religious involvement may prevent opioid abuse for mothers

Religious communities are just beginning to discuss the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

20 Jun 2018 2:33 PM

Study finds youth majorly affected by drug overdose

Factors associated with increased overdose risk were disorders involving use of alcohol, cocaine or amphetamines.

26 Apr 2018 8:09 AM

Trump's new plans to fight drug abuse in US includes execution of dealers

At an event in Manchester, New Hampshire, Trump unveiled an anti-opioid abuse plan, including his death penalty recommendation.

20 Mar 2018 3:11 PM

Feeling anxious? Blame your waistline

Hormone changes may be involved in the development of both anxiety and abdominal obesity.

07 Mar 2018 5:17 PM


Punjab: Doorstep service to end drug abuse

The directive was issued by the chief minister while chairing a meeting of the DCs and SSPs here on Wednesday.

01 Mar 2018 1:47 AM

Taskforce on de-addiction, drug abuse

The LG called for a crackdown on both demand and supply side of drugs and illicit liquor in the city.

20 Jan 2018 1:07 AM

Teenage drug use increases risk of HIV in adulthood

Study suggests drugged-up teenagers may engage in unsafe sexual behaviour that increases their chance of HIV infection.

22 Dec 2017 2:35 PM

Sunburn strife: Bombay HC instructs strict control of drugs, alcohol

The court directed the government to file an affidavit listing the steps it would undertake to prevent underage consumption of alcohol.

19 Dec 2017 9:59 AM

Alcohol ups the chances of a person getting addicted to cocaine

Researchers evaluate rats that were given alcohol 10 days prior to having cocaine, those exposed show addictive behaviour.

02 Nov 2017 4:28 PM