Narcotics and drugs in Sri Lanka socio-legal dimensions by D. C. Jayasuriya

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  • Drugs -- Law and legislation -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Narcotic laws -- Sri Lanka.

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Statementby D. C. Jayasuriya.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
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Open LibraryOL20977303M

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Traditionally, long-term imprisonment has been imposed only for grave offences. Drug smugglers based in Pakistan have been using the Sri Lankan sea route for the last seven years to export drugs to Europe after a clamp down on the Central Asian and Russian drug routes.

According to Indian sleuths, drugs are boarded on boats and shipping vessels from Karachi and transferred to Sri Lanka.

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"This could lead to excessive bleeding". As the pills are banned, quacks also prescribe them as an "easy way out" but the inherent danger is that a slip somewhere down the line, sans proper medical.

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The Road Ahead. Bangladeshi Police and DNC agents will attend a basic DEA training seminar in Nepal in January The scourge of narcotic drugs especially through the Northern part of Sri Lanka. It indicates that users of cannabis prefer Kerala ganja which is said to be stronger than the local ganja.

The police personnel, especially officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau, must plan out a strategy to conduct preventive educational programs in all. ‘The Tigers are not just profiting from drugs, they have made narcotics their chief battle – more important than the war in Sri Lanka’ (emphasis added).

The US Drug Enforcement Administration Report of on Sri Lanka provides a list of recent detection of large consignments of smuggled heroin with which Sri Lanka has been associated.

Explained snippets: How Punjab wants to address high narcotics crime rate On Monday, the Punjab Cabinet decided to recommend the death penalty for drug traffickers.

Section 31A of the NDPS Act, in fact, already provides for the death penalty to .KATHMANU — Speakers at a programme here today have urged the mass communication media to step up its role in curbing narcotic drug trafficking and its abuse.

Speaking in the programme titled ‘Interaction with Journalists on Narcotic Drug Control’ organised by the Department of Narcotic Drug Control under the Ministry of Home Affairs here today, [ ].

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