Friday, 16 April 2021

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Thailand, Myanmar burn billions in seized drugs

KATHMANDU: More than $US839 million ($1.2 billion) worth of seized illegal drugs have been destroyed in Myanmar to mark the annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Myanmar, along with Laos and Thailand is part of South-East Asia’s Golden Triangle and has long been a hub of illicit ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Canada now world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace

TORONTO: Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in line ...

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Canada to announce marijuana legalization date soon

TORONTO: The Canadian government said Wednesday it will soon announce the date when cannabis will become legal – but warned it will remain illegal until then. The Senate gave final passage to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday. But Canadians will have to wait at least ...

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Russia allows football fans to bring marijuana to World Cup: report

MOSCOW: Football fans will reportedly be allowed to bring cocaine and marijuana to the 2018 FIFA World Cup as long as they go through the bureaucratic hoops necessary to secure papers, The Moscow Times reports. The Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union grants travelers the right to bring banned substances into the ...

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Fast-food chain tests ‘Merry Munchie Meals’ for marijuana smokers

Knowing marijuana smokers can get serious hunger pangs, one fast-food chain is looking to take advantage of the start of California’s legalization of pot for recreational use. San Diego-based Jack in the Box plans will sell a weed-themed Merry Munchie Meal at three southern California locations in mid-January. In November 2016, Californians approved ...

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