Chief minister MK Stalin said around 41,000 offenders have been arrested and `50 crore worth of properties of accused were seized since the DMK came into power.
Stating that drug addiction was not an individual’s problem, but a social problem, the CM appealed to schools, colleges, parents, NGOs, and traders to join hands in the fight against it.
The apex court, which upheld the conviction of a woman for the offences under the Act, reduced the sentence to 12 years rigorous imprisonment while considering her old age.
Prisoners have been found to be using drugs like morphine, tramadol and buprenorphine, according to the screening drive.
Following a raid, 700 kilograms of mephedrone were seized from a drug manufacturing unit at Nalasopara in Palghar district.
The DRI probe revealed that both of them were involved in serious criminal offences in the past and one of them even faced murder charges.
The recent hooch tragedy in the BJP-ruled state, wherein 50 people died and many fell ill after consuming spurious liquor, has brought embarrassment to the state leadership.
The modus operandi of the rackets came to light after a 23-year-old youth, Yashwanth P of Varappuzha, landed in the custody of enforcement agencies in Qatar for carrying drugs.
During the inquiry, he revealed that he had a network of 15 people, primarily youngsters, in the city.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke about exclusive fast-track courts for cases dealing with drugs and assured the Punjab government of complete support from the centre to fight against drugs.
Residents of Prem Bari at Shalimar Bagh pick fight with drug peddlers, disrupt traffic; eight cops injured
There is no reported stock out for any antiretroviral (ARV) drugs at the state level and fresh supply orders for procurement of the next lot of several drugs are already placed.
In a joint operation, sleuths of the South Zone Task Force and Hussaini Alam police on Saturday arrested six interstate peddlers with 102 kg of ganja at Puranapool Darwaza.
However, officials denied these claims and maintained that the State has enough stock of the drugs Atazanavir and Ritonavir.
Ernakulam Deputy Excise Commissioner P V Elias said a specific reason could not be said in the case of the district.
Aryan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, got a clean chit from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs-on-cruise case in May this year.
The DCGI’s approval came following a recommendation by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Covid-19 of the CDSCO on June 15.
Currently, conduct of clinical trials and the provisions for compensation for injury or death during such trials, medical management of the trial participants and regulation of ethics committee etc.
It was only during sustained interrogation that the peddlers revealed that they were using applications that can hide the presence of the social media applications on the phone.
Mishra presented his discovery on the drugs targeting breast cancer, such as DZNepA, MLN4924, which is going into pre-clinical trials.