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Peru drugs suspect Melissa Reid is set to plead guilty to smuggling cocaine worth £1.5MILLION in exchange for a reduced sentence. The 20-year-old Scot could see her jail time slashed from a potential 25 years.
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The Turkish army has seized more than 10 tonnes of cannabis in a large-scale operation in southeastern Turkey.
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Thousands of confidential documents lost by the Serious Fraud Office have turned up at a cannabis farm, it emerged last night. The fraud squad last month admitted it had lost 32,000 documents, 81 audio tapes and other electronic media from 59 sources after accidentally putting them in the post.
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More than 2,000 pounds of marijuana were seized and 18 people arrested after authorities busted a panga boat that came ashore at a Santa Barbara County beach Friday, law enforcement said.
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Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2014.
A 23-year-old Victorian man has died after overdosing on an unknown drug at the musical festival Defqon in Sydney's west last night.
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Illegal drug use is on the rise across rural South Australia amid fears dealers are targeting country towns to maximize their profits. More country people are turning to illicit substances such as methamphetamines (also known as ice), ecstasy and imported synthetic hallucinogens instead of cannabis.
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Spanish police have arrested four Canadian members of Hells Angels in Pontevedra in northwest Spain for allegedly smuggling half a ton of cocaine into Spain. According to a statement from the Spanish Interior Ministry One of the three men who met the yacht was "a known member" of the San Diego chapter of the Hells Angels and another had been under investigation for suspected drug smuggling by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The smuggling operation has been under surveillance since July 30.

Gardai (irish Police) have smashed a major drugs network responsible for importing more than €40m worth of cannabis into Ireland and the UK in the space of only 18 months. The drugs were being posted from the Netherlands concealed in computer parts. It is believed up to 2,000kg of cannabis was smuggled in this way.
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The police are looking for a drug-smuggling gang that abandoned a 1,800-pound stash of marijuana on a southern beach. The drugs were found Thursday near the port town of Kyllini, in the Peloponnese region about 150 miles southwest of Athens.
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