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  • Drug abuse must be treated as a public health issue, not a war

    In June 1971, in a press conference, US President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as the “public enemy number one.” This was a day after the publication of a ...

  • Rapper Mac Miller dies in Los Angeles at age 26

    Mac Miller, a rapper from Pittsburgh whose debut album topped the charts in 2011 after his upbeat style gained a following online and who previously dated singer Ariana Grande, died in Los Angeles at age 26, officials say.

  • 'Political people involved in drug trading'

    All political parties must be committed to free the country from the adverse effects of narcotics items, Additional Director General Amir Hossain of Department of Narcotics Control observes.

  • 24 jailed by DMP mobile court

    A mobile court of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has sent 24 persons to jail on different terms in Khilgaon area of the capital, a DMP press release says.

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