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The actor-son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.
The nation's acting drug czar promised more coordination with Canada on drug trafficking issues Tuesday and highlighted his northern border strategy by touring an area in North Dakota where authorities say heroin and other drugs are being pushed by motorcycle gangs and Mexican cartels.
LOS ANGELES >> Testimony is set to begin Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting and strangling three women in the 1980s.
The doctor had been scheduled to go on trial this month on a 10-count indictment accusing him of unlawfully prescribing hydrocodone, clonazepam and other powerful narcotics to patients without conducting proper examinations.
Saudi Arabia executed four people from the same family Monday for attempting to smuggle "large quantities" of hashish into the kingdom, officials and a rights group said.
Rather than face arrest or citations for violations like possessing alcohol or marijuana on school property, students could be referred to off-site counseling centers or sent to the principal's office - a shift that activists, educators and justice officials say will prevent students, especially minorities, from becoming mired in the criminal ... (more)
The former head of addictions and mental health for the Oregon Health Authority urges voters to support marijuana legalization in a YouTube video that proponents say will form the basis for their first television commercial.
Honduran authorities say they have seized 42 properties that belong to an alleged drug-trafficking family with links to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.
Health Canada is toughening warning labels for controlled-released prescription narcotics as part of efforts to curb rampant prescription drug abuse , federal health minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday at the opening session of the 147th annual gathering of the nation's largest doctors' lobby.
Jaycee Chan, son of martial arts superstar Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing in connection with possible drug use.
The News Herald of Panama City reports Patrick Register and Travis Marvin Locke were shot while trying to buy pseudoephedrine pills used to cook methamphetamine.
Hundreds gathered in Vancouver to welcome the return of Marc Emery, Canada's self-styled "Prince of Pot," after he spent more than four years serving a prison sentence in the U.S. The welcoming ceremony took place Sunday at Victory Square, not far from the Cannabis Culture store in the Downtown Eastside that bears his name.
Spice, potpourri, synthetic marijuana it goes by multiple nicknames, but it's all essentially the same thing - fake pot.
DEATHS linked to legal highs could surpass those related to heroin use within just two years, a new report by a think-tank will say.
Illinois increases penalties for drug crimes Illinois has increased the penalties for some drug offenses.
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