New illicit drugs starting to flood domestic market

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New illicit drugs starting to flood domestic market

The use of illicit, synthetic substances was increasing in Viet Nam, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs, Nguyen Trong Dam told a meeting of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Ha NoiJune 26.

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U.S. doctor sanctioned for 'abhorrent and abnormal' troop training

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U.S. doctor sanctioned for 'abhorrent and abnormal' troop training

A state board revoked the license of a former U.S. Army doctor on Friday, finding that he plied students with hypnotic drugs during battlefield-trauma training and performed dangerous procedures, including intentionally inducing shock.

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Son La arrests heroin smuggler

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Police and border guards in the northern mountainous province of Son La arrested an individual suspected of smuggling 2,000 methamphetamine tablets and 3.3 kilograms of opium on June 18.

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Drug use rises in Vietnam as treatment programs prove unpopular

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Drug use rises in Vietnam as treatment programs prove unpopular

Tran Van Khiem does not want to enter a community-based rehabilitation program even though he has thought about quitting drugs many times.

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In discussing U.S. overdose deaths, Clinton downplays personal ties

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In discussing U.S. overdose deaths, Clinton downplays personal ties

It has become a recurrent moment in Hillary Clinton's speeches as she campaigns for the presidency: softening her voice to a hush, she says she wants to end the "quiet epidemic" of Americans dying from overdoses of painkillers and other drugs.

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Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'

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Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'

A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.

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Son La takes action to curb drug crimes

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Son La takes action to curb drug crimes

Nearly 5,000 persons have been detained for drug-related crimes since 2010 in the province, according to the Son La Province Steering Committee on Drug Crime Prevention's statistics.

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Two drug smugglers arrested in Yen Bai

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Two brothers were arrested on Thursday as they were transporting 4,000 pills in the northern province of Yen Bai, according to the police.

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Biggest drug smuggling arrests made in Yen Bai

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Biggest drug smuggling arrests made in Yen Bai

Two brothers were arrested yesterday as they were transporting 4,000 pills of synthetic drugs in the northern province of Yen Bai, according to the police.

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Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

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Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".

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GMS nations spur anti-drug cooperation

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

GMS nations spur anti-drug cooperation

(VOV) - Illicit drug production and trafficking are posing a huge challenge to Greater Mekong Subregional (GMS) nations, requiring their broader cooperation to tackle the problem.

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North-South drug ring closed down

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North-South drug ring closed down

Ha Noi police yesterday announced that members of a nationwide drug smuggling ring were arrested with more than 6.4 kilograms of drugs being confiscated.

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Ministries respond to drug prevention action month

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Ministries respond to drug prevention action month

The Prime Minister has requested ministries, sectors and People’s Committees at municipal and provincial levels carry out drug prevention action month in June 2015.

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Five hundred drugs types sold 10 per cent cheaper this year

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Five hundred drugs types sold 10 per cent cheaper this year

VietNamNet Bridge – The cost of 551 types of medicine in HCM City will be cut by 10 per cent following an announcement made at a meeting held by the city's Department of Health on Saturday.

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Five hundred drugs types sold 10 per cent cheaper this year

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Five hundred drugs types sold 10 per cent cheaper this year

The cost of 551 types of medicine in HCM City will be cut by 10 per cent following an announcement made at a meeting held by the city's Department of Health on Saturday.

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