International Narcotics Control Board

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Name: International Narcotics Control Board
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Fed program tackles teens’ drug abuse

By Jasminee SahoyeNot sure how to talk to your teenaged child about the harmful effects of drug abuse including marijuana? The federal government through the National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS) has a new media campaign aimed at providing parents with the ... [Published Caribbean Camera - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Accused in Ephedrine case made DG Health again

ISLAMABAD: While on one hand a court has indicted the former lawmaker of Pakistan Muslim League-N Hanif Abbasi and nine others in the ephedrine case, on the other the government has appointed a key accused in the same scandal as Director General Health ... [Published The News International - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Harms of prescription opioid use in the United States

Consumption levels of prescription opioids (POs) have increased substantially worldwide, particularly the United States. An emerging perspective implicates increasing consumption levels of POs as the primary system level driving factor behind the observed ... [Published 7thSpace - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Could a 'smart pill' reduce pain-medication abuse?: Guest opinion

By , D.O.In running a pain management medical practice in Hood River, I see the sadder, more difficult side of how patients deal with chronic, life altering pain issues. Sometimes the outcome is addiction to and abuse of pain relieving medications designed ... [Published Oregonian - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Seeks “Flexibility” in UN Drug Prohibition Regime

With two U.S. states having already nullified United Nations agreements and federal statutes purporting to prohibit drugs across the globe, the Obama administration and other governments — some of which already bucked the UN drug war as well — have been ... [Published New American - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Does Legal Weed Violate International Drug Treaties?

RSS The United States government has been in violation of international drug treaties for the past few years, ever since allowing the fine people of Colorado and Washington to buy and sell recreational reefer without fear of prosecution. However, a recent ... [Published High Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Marijuana Laws Put U.S. in Violation of International Treaties

Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - The U.S. government has been a strong supporter of three treaties that outlaw marijuana until 2012, Wells Bennett, a fellow in national security law at the Brookings Institution Governance Studies ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Government of Canada Tackles Drug Abuse Among Teens Through New Marketing Campaign

New campaign encourages parents to talk with their teens about the real dangers of drug abuseOctober 20, 2014 - Toronto, ON - Health CanadaToday, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, launched the Government of Canada's new marketing campaign, ... [Published Government of Canada - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

State Department's Chief Drug Warrior Says Legalization Must Be Tolerated

Wikipedia In remarks to reporters at the United Nations last week, William Brownfield,the assistant secretary of state for international narcotics andlaw enforcement affairs, called for flexibility in interpreting themajor anti-drug treaties, saying signatories ... [Published REASON Online - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

occupied Palestinian territory: Economic and Social Council Adopts 14 Draft Resolutions, Including Text Addressing Socioeconomic Repercussions of Israeli Occupation

Source: UN Economic and Social CouncilCountry: occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic ECOSOC/6646 Economic and Social Council 2014 Substantive Session45th & 46th Meetings Assistance to Non-Self-Governing Territories, Crime Prevention ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

World: Alternative Crops Vital to Fighting World’s Drug Problem, Promoting Progress, Secretary-General Tells Economic and Social Council

Source: UN Economic and Social CouncilCountry: Afghanistan, Colombia, Myanmar, Peru, World ECOSOC/6644 Economic and Social Council 2014 Substantive Session43rd & 44th Meetings (AM & PM Organized crime and illicit criminal activity undermined essential ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Brief: More Than 40 Killed in Ukraine as Unrest Grows

More Than 40 Killed in Ukraine as Unrest Grows Ukraine: Pro-Russianmilitants stormed a police station in Odessa, releasing 76 militants who had been arrested,as Prime Minister Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk visited the city to address the deadlyviolence that ... [Published FP Passport - May 05 2014]

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"Drug abuse has devastating impacts on Canadians, especially youth. Today, we are launching a marketing campaign, with the goal of equipping parents with the necessary tools to talk with their children and teens about the harmful effects of substance abuse. This campaign is part of our Government's ongoing commitment to address the dangers of marijuana use and prescription drugdrug abuse among our children and youth."

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Fed program tackles teens’ drug abuse [Published Caribbean Camera - 1 hour ago]
Accused in Ephedrine case made DG Health again [Published The News International - 10 hours ago]
Harms of prescription opioid use in the United ... [Published 7thSpace - Oct 27 2014]
Could a 'smart pill' reduce pain-medication abu... [Published Oregonian - Oct 26 2014]
Obama Seeks “Flexibility” in UN Drug Prohibitio... [Published New American - Oct 23 2014]
Does Legal Weed Violate International Drug Trea... [Published High Times - Oct 23 2014]
Marijuana Laws Put U.S. in Violation of Interna... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Oct 21 2014]
Government of Canada Tackles Drug Abuse Among T... [Published Government of Canada - Oct 20 2014]
State Department's Chief Drug Warrior Says Lega... [Published REASON Online - Oct 14 2014]
State Department's Top Drug Warrior Says Legali... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 14 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Economic and So... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
World: Alternative Crops Vital to Fighting Worl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Morning Brief: More Than 40 Killed in Ukraine a... [Published FP Passport - May 05 2014]
Uruguay to set pot price at less than US$1 a gram [Published Taipei Times Online - May 04 2014]
Jacob Sullum on the Helpless Anger of U.N. Drug... [Published REASON Online - Mar 10 2014]
Prescription Drug Abuse Growing In India: UN Re... [Published Silicon India - Mar 05 2014]
Multi-agency operation targets methamphetamines... [Published World Customs Organization - Feb 27 2013]
WCO and INCB join forces to enhance internation... [Published World Customs Organization - Mar 30 2012]
Indonesia may become top ecstasy drug maker in ... [Published Topnews.in - Mar 01 2012]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Economic and So... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: UN Economic and Social CouncilCountry: occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic ECOSOC/6646 Economic and Social Council 2014 Substantive Session45th & 46th Meetings Assistance to Non-Self-Governing Territories, Crime Prevention ...
World: Alternative Crops Vital to Fighting Worl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: UN Economic and Social CouncilCountry: Afghanistan, Colombia, Myanmar, Peru, World ECOSOC/6644 Economic and Social Council 2014 Substantive Session43rd & 44th Meetings (AM & PM Organized crime and illicit criminal activity undermined essential ...
Morning Brief: More Than 40 Killed in Ukraine a... [Published FP Passport - May 05 2014]
More Than 40 Killed in Ukraine as Unrest Grows Ukraine: Pro-Russianmilitants stormed a police station in Odessa, releasing 76 militants who had been arrested,as Prime Minister Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk visited the city to address the deadlyviolence that ...
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