‘Operation Japy’ leads to seizure of 745 kg cocaine concealed in pineapples
‘Operation Japy’ leads to seizure of 745 kg cocaine concealed in pineapples
Jan 19, 2018

From bananas to pineapples, drug traffickers seem to find the fruity cargo ideal for trafficking illicit drugs. On Jan.17,2018, the Portuguese and the Spanish police seized 745 kg of cocaine concealed inside pineapples carried in a container, travelling from South America to the port of Lisbon. The police also ransacked the laboratory where cocaine was

Walmart to supply free opioid disposal kits
Walmart to supply free opioid disposal kits
Jan 19, 2018

As America reels under an unprecedented opioid crisis, Walmart — the nation’s largest global retail chain — has offered to contribute its bit in curbing the menace. The retail giant, which ranks fourth among pharmacies in the U.S., has devised an opioid disposal kit, which they are offering for free to their customers buying medicines.

City of Lights plagued with crack-fueled violence at Metro stations
City of Lights plagued with crack-fueled violence at Metro stations
Jan 19, 2018

Considered to be one of the densest metro systems in the world, the Paris Metro is encountering a new trouble. According to the drivers, there has been an increase in the crack-fueled violence, with the number of attacks on travelers and the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) staff going up. RATP runs the Metro

Is New York heading toward legalization of recreational marijuana?
Is New York heading toward legalization of recreational marijuana?
Jan 19, 2018

With neighboring New Jersey and Vermont expected to legalize recreational marijuana soon, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 16, 2018, proposed a study to look into the pros and cons of complete legalization of adult-use cannabis in the state. Cuomo called on lawmakers for their approval for a funding to the study. The study

Fightback: Riverdale star reveals her struggles with anxiety and depression
Fightback: Riverdale star reveals her struggles with anxiety and depression
Jan 15, 2018

Lili Reinhart, who played Betty Cooper in the television series Riverdale, has publicized her mental health problems she has been battling since childhood. In an interview with V Magazine, the American actor spoke about her struggles with mood disorders. “It (depression and anxiety) affected me in every way, ever,” said Lili, who first experienced depression

Dry January: Benefits of going booze-free in first month of New Year
Dry January: Benefits of going booze-free in first month of New Year
Jan 04, 2018

The month of December the world over is an endless tale of drinking and dining sprees. Even for a reluctant drinker, it is difficult to avoid alcohol, as there are revelers and merrymakers all around who believe that no festivity is complete without raising the customary toast. As the New Year dawns and one examines

The thought of losing a loved one is enough to give one a nightmare. In such a situation, think about those people who go through the plight in reality when their loved ones succumb to addiction or mental health problems. Understanding their woes is beyond the capacity of the ordinary because only they know what they have lost. But do all people with addiction problems die because of an overdose or their inability to control their dependence on substances of abuse or lack of adequate treatment at the right time? Not really! A loss only few can
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Meth and hallucinations: How Fergie felt being ‘tracked’ by FBI, CIA and SWAT
Meth and hallucinations: How Fergie felt being ‘tracked’ by FBI, CIA and SWAT
Dec 12, 2017
Just like most of the people hooked on drugs, she also enjoyed crystal meth when she started it. However, hallucinations – sometimes about infrared cameras and bunnies and sometimes about being trac
When Timbaland almost succumbed to opioid overdose
When Timbaland almost succumbed to opioid overdose
Dec 11, 2017
American singer, songwriter and DJ Tim Mosley, popular as Timbaland, recently opened up about his depression and drug addiction. A few years ago, life had almost fallen apart for the record producer b
Ex-WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn opens up about her battle with drug and alcohol addiction
Ex-WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn opens up about her battle with drug and alcohol addiction
Nov 14, 2017
“You can have the world at your fingertips but end up destroying yourself if you're not careful.” Many celebrities are gradually opening up about their struggles with drug or alcohol addiction,