Thousands of handbags hiding $30 million worth of P have been
seized by Customs.
It's been nearly a century since the United States began its
experiment in prohibiting recreational drugs besides alcohol,
caffeine and tobacco - and virtually no one sees the trillion
dollar policy as a success.
Synthetic cannabis addicts should smoke cannabis as it is the
''lesser of two evils'', says Dunedin Community Alcohol and
Drug Services clinician Mark Greco.
A New Zealand woman faces 10 years in prison after she
allegedly flew into Australia with 8.5kg of methamphetamine
in her luggage.
A Wanaka painter involved in a $1 million cocaine
distribution ring dubbed "a Guy Ritchie plot line without the
bloody ending" has been told that jail is an inevitable
A Briton who admitted arranging for 3kg of cocaine with a
street value of almost $1 million to be delivered to his old
schoolmates in Auckland has been sentenced to six and a-half
years in prison.
A father and son have appeared in court accused of importing
cocaine and P into New Zealand.
A father and son are due in court after police discovered 350
grams of cocaine and methamphetamine hidden in a Mount
Maunganui apartment block storage unit plus a sizeable sum of
An Indonesian court has sentenced a middle-aged British woman
to death for smuggling cocaine worth more than $US2.5 million
into the resort island of Bali.
While those veges in the garden will be bolting with the warm
rain, so too will the cannabis crops of Northland drug
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