Nigerian start-up tackles spread of fake drugs in West Africa
Nigerian company Medsaf is combatting the spread of fake drugs in West Africa by connecting hospitals and pharmacies with multinational and local drug manufacturers.
Multiple drug overdoses reported in a Connecticut park
Multiple people are reported to have overdosed on a synthetic drug known as K2 at the New Haven Green, as officials rushed them to a hospital.
CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion
U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc for $69 billion, seeking to tackle soaring healthcare spending through lower-cost medical services in pharmacies.
Drugs on the streets
Cannabis is the most commonly used drug at the global level, with an estimated 183 million people have used the drug in 2014.
Tiger Woods arrested on reported DUI charge
Golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in South Florida on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to media reports.
Brazil arrests 34 in Cracolandia operation
Brazilian police moving into Cracolandia before dawn, and through open area tents that serve as spaces for vendors of drugs as police move through, police rounding up and arresting.
Consumer protection - NAFDAC raids drugs, alcoholic stores in Delta
Consumer protection - NAFDAC raids drugs, alcoholic stores in Delta.
PCN seals 373 premises, 15 illegal shops in Ogun
Curbing fake drugs - PCN seals 373 premises, 15 illegal shops in Ogun.