Competition, modern lifestyle blamed as Rajya Sabha debates drug abuse

D Raja of the CPI asked for government’s intervention on two levels — preventing availability of drugs and “an awareness campaign at a social level”. Unhealthy competition, modern lifestyle, neoliberal society, and the cycle of physical and mental abuse were some of the reasons mentioned in Rajya Sabha on Thursday as to why children as … Read more Competition, modern lifestyle blamed as Rajya Sabha debates drug abuse

Violent drug gang behind bars blew cash on champagne lifestyle including flash cars, designer clothes and luxury hotels

Violent gangsters who flashed the cash on fancy cars, designer clothes and luxury hotels are now paying the full price of their drug crimes. Now behind bars, the gang wreaked havoc on the streets of Liverpool but 19 members of the network were jailed this week. The extent of their champagne lifestyle funded through their illegal acts has now … Read more Violent drug gang behind bars blew cash on champagne lifestyle including flash cars, designer clothes and luxury hotels

Ads disguised as news: A drug company’s stealth marketing campaign exposed

It’s rare to get a glimpse behind the curtain of pharmaceutical marketing. And it raises questions about when particular symptoms need to be treated with prescription drugs. It started when CBC learned about a stealth marketing campaign involving a drug company, a well-known Canadian comedian, a doctor and a public relations firm. “Cathy Jones of This Hour Has 22 … Read more Ads disguised as news: A drug company’s stealth marketing campaign exposed