Heroin: The Most Terrible of All Addictive Drugs available in Pakistan today
These days, most people in our country are pretty well aware indeed, about the horrors of drug use, especially...
Portrait of a “Loving Addict”
Photo credits: Umme Hamdani A hairy unkempt man crawling towards the poster of his favourite model and kissing it...
Pakistani drug trafficker gets Saudi sword
Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling on Friday, the 73rd execution in the kingdom so far...
Heroin: The Most Terrible of All Addictive Drugs available in Pakistan today
These days, most people in our country are pretty well aware indeed, about the horrors of drug use, especially something as ruthlessly addictive as Heroin; this is arguably the single most lethal and addictive drug ever invented. Unfortunately, is is a whole lot more freely available today than the... Read more
8.9 million get addicted to drugs every year in Pakistan, Senate body told
Islamabad: Four rupees are spent on each drug addict in the country, a Senate body was informed on Monday. In a meeting held on Monday with Senator Rehman Malik in chair, Senate’s Standing Committee on Interior and Anti-Narcotics was apprised that approximately 8.9 million people in Pakistan become addicted to... Read more
Portrait of a “Loving Addict”
Photo credits: Umme Hamdani A hairy unkempt man crawling towards the poster of his favourite model and kissing it in absolute rapt silence. Second after second. Minute after minute. He left the pic. Walked away. And then started back, went down on his hands and knees to kiss the... Read more
ANF arrests 3 for supplying drugs to elite schools in twin cities
The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF)  earlier today claimed that they have arrested three members of a gang supposedly involved in supplying drugs in educational institutions in the twin cities (Islamabad/Rawalpindi) An ANF spokesman said its personnel, acting on a tip-off, launched an operation and apprehended three accused, Habibullah, Bilal Suleman... Read more
Pakistani drug trafficker gets Saudi sword
Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling on Friday, the 73rd execution in the kingdom so far this year. Shirin Khan Abbas Khan was put to death in Riyadh province after being found guilty of smuggling heroin into the kingdom in swallowed balloons, the interior ministry said.... Read more
ANF recovers drugs worth Rs 245m in operations across country
Islamabad: The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) in its drive against drug trafficking conducted nine operations across country, which resulted in recovery of 21.6kg of heroin, 33.6kg of charas, 18kg of opium and 900g of Ice (amphetamine). During these operations, ANF arrested 14 drug traffickers including 4 women, one of... Read more
Cut in drug prices to lead to massive Shortages: Pharma industry
Leading drug manufacturers have warned that the shortage of important drugs is getting worse in the country and it will have a trickling effect on life-saving medicines as well. According to officials, the pharmaceutical industry has been facing uncertainty over the upcoming new drug policy, due to which there... Read more
Drugs to slow down advent of fatal lung disease
For the first time, researchers have found drugs that can slow the decline of people with a fatal lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Studies of two experimental drugs were published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented on Sunday in San Diego at a meeting of the... Read more
More than 4 million drug users in Pakistan
According to the  ‘Drug Use in Pakistan Survey Report’, a research effort initiated by Narcotics Control Division, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and UN Office on Drug Control (UNODC),  an estimated 6 per cent or 6.7 million adults in Pakistan, used drugs in the last 12 months with treatment and... Read more