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THIS WEEK: NDA warns against use of Fluconazole

THIS WEEK: NDA warns against use of Fluconazole Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a Nov.27 circular by Victoria Nambasa, the Director of Product safety at the National Drug Authority (NDA), the public is warned against the use of Fluconazole, a drug used in treatment of specified fungal infections …

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Colombian military seizes more than two tonnes of cocaine

Bogota, Colombia | AFP | Colombian authorities have seized more than two tonnes of cocaine belonging to a splinter group from the now-disarmed FARC guerrilla organization, the military said Saturday. A coordinated operation of air and ground troops destroyed a coca laboratory in the restive border municipality of Tumaco, the …

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US judge allows psychologist to evaluate ‘El Chapo’

New York, United States | AFP | A US judge on Wednesday authorized a psychologist to examine Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals, after his lawyer complained that his mental state is deteriorating in a New York jail. The 60-year-old kingpin, accused of …

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UN, Colombia sign key anti-cocaine pact

Vienna, Austria | AFP | The UN and Bogota signed a major pact Friday to uproot Colombia’s booming cocaine business, as part of ongoing peace efforts between the government and drug trade-controlling rebels. The deal worth $315 million dollars (270 million euros) aims to wean farmers off growing coca — …

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Five drugs found in Tiger Woods’ system after arrest

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a toxicology report released Monday. A urine test revealed four other medications along with hydrocodone …

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‘El Chapo’ moves to hire top-flight NY mafia defender

New York, United States | AFP | Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to dump his US public defenders for a quartet of top-flight criminal defense lawyers, including attorneys who got an infamous New York mafia boss out of prison. Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals who twice …

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From poppy to heroin: Taliban move into Afghan drug production

Kabul, Afghanistan | AFP | The Taliban — which banned poppy cultivation when it ruled Afghanistan — now appears to wield significant control over the war-torn country’s heroin production line, providing insurgents with billions of dollars, officials have told AFP. In 2016 Afghanistan, which produces 80 percent of the world’s …

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