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  1. Last year, China sentenced two Canadian nationals to death on drug trafficking charges during an

    China sentences Australian man to death for drug trafficking

    An Australian national has been sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking, in a ruling that could further inflame tensions between Beijing ...
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    Huge fentanyl haul seized in Golden Triangle as Asian crime gangs shift to opioids

    Myanmar police say they have seized a huge haul of liquid fentanyl, the first time one of the dangerous synthetic opioids that have ravaged North ...
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    Singapore's changing drug scene: The rise of new psychoactive substances

    The Singapore Government recently highlighted a new drugs threat – the rise of rogue chemists producing new psychoactive substances, which mimic ...
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    Blood-pressure drugs are in the crosshairs of COVID-19 research

    Scientists are baffled by how the coronavirus attacks the body - killing many patients while barely affecting others.