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Vietnamese teen sentenced to two years in UK for growing cannabis

A Vietnamese in the U.K. has been sentenced to two years in a young offenders’ institution for growing $281,000 worth of cannabis.

Hong Kong arrests Vietnamese woman with $650,000 worth of heroin

A Vietnamese woman was arrested last week in Hong Kong with 7.3kg of heroin worth approximately $651,100 hidden ...

13 caught at drug-laced birthday party in central Vietnam

13 people were caught having a ‘drug party’ Friday night at a Ha Tinh karaoke parlor.
December 23, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Saigon police raid bar, find it is a drug den

Police raided a bar in HCMC’s Go Vap District Monday and found dozens of people high on drugs and in possessing them.
December 18, 2018 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Two Malaysian women caught with cocaine at Saigon airport

Two Malaysian women were found with over eight kilograms of cocaine at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport Monday and Wednesday.
November 29, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Russian woman gets 18 years in jail for drug trafficking in Vietnam

A HCMC court sentenced a Russian woman to 18 years in jail for smuggling drugs; she claimed she was set up.
November 24, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Cambodian caught with 2,000 ecstasy pills in Saigon, arrested

A Cambodian man has been detained in Ho Chi Minh City for allegedly possessing and selling ecstasy pills, the police said Wednesday.
November 15, 2018 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Vietnamese Australian woman faces trial for running cannabis syndicate

An Australian woman of Vietnamese descent accused of running a cannabis syndicate in Australia could face trial next year.
November 13, 2018 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Five Vietnamese nationals in Australia part of $2.8mln cannabis operation

Five Vietnamese nationals in Australia have pleaded guilty to roles in a $2.8 million cannabis operation, The Herald reports.
October 18, 2018 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

The country became the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate sale and recreational use of marijuana on Wednesday.
October 17, 2018 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs a rehab program for its drug rehab centers

Inmates repeatedly breaking out of rehab centers in Vietnam indicates how harsh treatment and other shortcomings are weakening de-addiction efforts.
October 03, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Vietnam's nascent rave scene reeling after drug deaths

After Hanoi suspended all music festivals following a severe overdose case, many are fearing of a premature death for Vietnam's EDM scene.
September 28, 2018 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi investigates music fest deaths amidst a passing-the-buck game

As agencies say ‘not me,’ Hanoi has begun probing drug overdose deaths at a Hanoi music festival.
September 19, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Suffocating, panic, chaos: witnesses describe Hanoi music fest scene

People attending the Hanoi music festival where seven died of drug overdose say a chaotic atmosphere prevailed.
September 18, 2018 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Hanoi suspends music fests after drug overdose deaths

All music festivals in Hanoi have been suspended until further notice, authorities announced Monday.
September 17, 2018 | 06:17 pm GMT+7
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