Maritime police in northwest France found nearly a ton of cocaine washed up on a beach on the English Channel on Feb. 26.
Fentanyl binds to brain receptors and produces a numbing, euphoric, and sedative sensation. Scientists are now developing a Fentanyl vaccine for opioid that kills 200 Americans a day.
A US trained ex Air India pilot was among the cartel arrested for smuggling drugs into India. The detained pilot, Sohail Gaffar, had previously worked for Air India. Sohail Gaffar, a trained American, is said to have left his position a few years ago, citing health issues.
Two people have been detained in connection with the discovery of a lab producing the illicit drug ecstasy (MDMA) on a Belgian NATO installation that holds nuclear weapons, according to prosecutors.
According to reports, a surgeon in the UK speculated that many men with gynecomastia may feel uncomfortable having breast reduction surgery because of emotions of humiliation. This follows reports that revealed British men to be at risk of growing breasts due to performance enhancing drugs abuse.
Half a ton of cocaine worth more than $50 million and said to be 80% pure was seized from an espresso factory in Switzerland by local cops.
According to the local Department of Public Health's report, in 2020 more homeless people died because of drugs than because of COVID-19 in Los Angeles, where homelessness has always been a concern.
California authorities havr seized enough fentanyl to kill 20 million Americans. Fentanyl has a potency of 50 to 100 times that of morphine.
According to arrested personnel from one such facility, the Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU, operated illicit drug laboratories in Russia that were run by people who had to pass a polygraph exam to acquire the job.
The Taliban generated upwards of $400 million selling the narcotic between 2018 and 2019. But in what seems to be a shift in policies, the Taliban have now banned opium cultivation in Afghanistan.