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The Business of… Illegal Drugs

The Business of… Illegal Drugs

No one knows its exact scale, but it’s thought to be one of the biggest industries on the planet, amounting to almost 1 percent of global GDP. Kipp takes a look.

November 29, 2010 3:48
 
Special report: Ferreting out fakes

Special report: Ferreting out fakes

Counterfeit wristwatches and handbags used to be restricted to back alleys. But these products are now swamping the Internet on a massive scale.

June 20, 2010 11:38
 

Children’s drugs recalled by UAE Ministry of Health

Safety warnings prompt government to recall liquid Tylenol from pharmacies.

May 3, 2010 2:50
 

Children of inattentive parents more likely to try drugs, study reveals

Study says that parental negligence and domestic violence lead drug abuse.

April 29, 2010 8:53
 

Saudi charity to help drug addicts’ families

Journalist sets up organization to help discourage ‘wives and children’ of addicts from becoming abusers themselves.

March 17, 2010 6:22
 
Royal ruling to be out soon

Royal ruling to be out soon

Abuse allegations leveled against Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, an Abu Dhabi royal, caught the world’s attention this year. The court is expected to give a verdict in the case in January 2010.

December 22, 2009 2:17