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drug abuse has been in the news in 4 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
Saudi Arabia 1 0.49% 29195895 4483km 1.43
Cyprus 1 0.52% 862000 6084km 0.05
Thailand 1 0.85% 65926261 3913km 5.63
Guam 1 0.63% 159358 8372km 0.01
World Coverage Rating 7.12

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Apr 16, 2014
Guam - Ask USA 1m8s Search for plane heads to ocean floo 0m57s Fantasy Baseball: 3 up, 3 down 1m11s Bombing survivors remain 'Boston str 1m51s Baby Sloths Squeak for Their Cuddle 1m3s Domino's Introduces New Chicken Crus 1m1s Doctor: I took 500 mg of narcotics e 1m32s Drug abuse among medical professiona 5m33s Nurse anesthetist: Nobody suspected 1m17s Titan Aerospace a sky-high platform ... full story »
Apr 15, 2014
Thailand - The office's expert official, Jaturong Kaewkasi, said the office, police and provincial officials had set up checkpoints to conduct urine tests for drug abuse by public-transport drivers. full story »
Cyprus - Anita Sharma, an architect-turned-civil rights activist who is leading a campaign against drug abuse in elections in Punjab, said political workers hand out capsules of home-made drugs to youths who campaign for a candidate. full story »
Apr 10, 2014
Saudi Arabia - Sulaiman Al-Aqeel, a professor of social science at King Saud University, said drifting has become a major problem in Saudi society and urged authorities to take strong measures to stop such destructive activities “Saudis learned such stunts after interacting with other societies,” he said, adding that youth must be encouraged to make use of their free time to engage in constructive activity “We have to conduct interesting and informative progr... full story »
Apr 05, 2014
United Kingdom - The town - which has never recovered from the decline of the timber industry and has an unemployment rate nearly twice as high as in other parts of Washington - is still ill at ease with Cobain's history of depression, drug abuse and suicide. full story »
Egypt - It helps protect children from developing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, anti-social behaviour, and alcohol and drug abuse,” Steinberg told WebMD. full story »
Apr 04, 2014
Pakistan - Research after research has shown that the ‘criminal justice prevention’ approach by itself does not work unless it is combined with: a) the ‘development prevention’ approach that targets high-risk individuals in broken and excluded families and communities; b) the ‘community prevention’ approach changing socio-economic conditions especially drug abuse; and c) the ‘situational prevention’ approach by reducing opportunities for crime mainly throug... full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Nigeria - He told NAN that the state government had inaugurated a joint task force, comprising all heads of security agencies under his chairmanship to complement the role of the NDLEA in the fight against drug abuse. full story »
United States - But researchers also found that other factors unrelated to military service -- including growing up around violence or drug abuse -- were factors behind why some vets committed crimes. full story »
United Kingdom - 'Looking for help'The trust has admitted a breach of duty after Mr Willson was left to make his own arrangements for help with his alcohol and drug abuse. full story »
Mar 31, 2014
Cayman Islands - Another primary role of the Drug Council is to come up with ways to prevent and reduce drug abuse. full story »
Mar 26, 2014
Lebanon - Such problems plague many neighborhoods in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second largest city and northern capital, and the fallout is driving some from the metropolis’ population toward drug abuse and addiction. full story »
Mar 23, 2014
Australia - PAINKILLERS and tranquillisers would be sold in smaller packs and subject to online tracking under a plan to address the growing problem of pharmaceutical drug abuse. full story »
Mar 21, 2014
Taiwan - Drug abuse is rampant. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
United States - "There are allegations of hazing, drug abuse, physical abuse and alcohol abuse," said Heller, whose police force has jurisdiction of Logan Township, where the fraternity house is located "The state of Pennsylvania does not have a specific hazing (section), but a harassment section which would clearly cover this, and if we link the young man's death to hazing, the individuals could be charged with criminal homicide in Pennsylvania "Depending on t... full story »
Nov 02, 2013
United Arab Emirates - He told police he was “mad at Lisi because he was fuelling the mayor’s drug abuse,” the document says. full story »
Nov 01, 2013
Nigeria - Come Saturday, November 1, showbiz personalities will rally around one of their own, Lamboginny, as he stages a one million-man march against drug abuse and trafficking. full story »
Hong Kong - He told police he was "mad at Lisi because he was fuelling the mayor's drug abuse". full story »
Oct 31, 2013
Cayman Islands - He told police he was "mad at Lisi because he was fuelling the mayor's drug abuse," the document says. full story »
Canada - He told police he was "mad at Lisi because he was fuelling the mayor's drug abuse," the document says. full story »
Oct 29, 2013
Fiji - Through exercises, students highlighted health, road safety, agriculture, sugar, drug abuse and war as issues of concern to them. full story »
Oct 28, 2013
United States - This seemed aligned with the perception of Reed as a hard-bitten survivor of drug abuse and other wretched excesses who continued to put out trenchant albums, alienate journalists, and inspire independent rockers and others who sought the cutting edge he helped define. full story »
Cyprus - “I am a triumph of modern medicine,” Reed posted on his website on June 1, 2013, without directly acknowledging the transplant “I look forward to being on stage performing, and writing more songs to connect with your hearts and spirits and the universe well into the future” Reed has been widely credited with expanding the lexicon of rock ‘n’ roll with provocative lyrics that chronicled androgyny, illicit sex, and drug abuse, notably in the song ... full story »
Malaysia - “I am a triumph of modern medicine,” Reed posted on his website on June 1, 2013, without directly acknowledging the transplant “I look forward to being on stage performing, and writing more songs to connect with your hearts and spirits and the universe well into the future” Reed has been widely credited with expanding the lexicon of rock ’n’ roll with provocative lyrics that chronicled androgyny, illicit sex, and drug abuse, notably in the... full story »
Oct 27, 2013
Hong Kong - Jones, a victim of his own inflated ego, drug abuse and alcoholism, played minor parts in just two of the album's songs. full story »
Oct 25, 2013
Cayman Islands - Friday's news was also blasted by lawmakers on Capitol Hill who have been trying to rein in prescription drug abuse in their home states. full story »
United Kingdom - "I make it clear, however, that these actions were not motivated by remorse or insight but your befuddled and confused thinking brought on by your alcohol and drug abuse and your consequential paranoia and instability." full story »
Oct 24, 2013
United Arab Emirates - We remove any promotion or encouragement of self-mutilation, eating disorders or hard drug abuse. full story »
Oct 22, 2013
Nigeria - He urged parents and guardians, whose children and wards had become victims of drug abuse, to bring them to the agency for care, treatment and rehabilitation. full story »
Oct 19, 2013
Nigeria - A friend once told me about someone who was repatriated to Nigeria because of drug abuse, after getting treatment in Yaba Psychiatric Hospital, they were looking for a rehabilitation centre but they couldn’t find a place and she advised that I should go into that area. full story »
Oct 18, 2013
United States - Carterville Schools Superintendent Robert Prusator acknowledged that Jordan Lewis participated in a multimedia presentation about alcohol and drug abuse and bullying, but he said no reports had been made to the school's staff or administrators about Jordan being bullied. full story »
Oct 17, 2013
Canada - "It is natural that the Iranian authorities must combat the serious social, security and economic problems relating to drug trafficking and drug abuse but the reliance on the death penalty to combat drug trafficking is misguided and in violation of international law,” said Luther. full story »
Oct 16, 2013
Canada - Tax revenue, estimated to be worth tens or hundreds of millions of dollars, from the sale of recreational pot has been earmarked for drug abuse prevention and public health programs in Washington state (Jason Redmond /Reuters) full story »
United Kingdom - 16 October 2013 Last updated at 18:08 Brand's issue will cover topics including climate change, gay rights and drug abuse Comedian Russell Brand is to edit a special edition of British political magazine the New Statesman. full story »
Oct 15, 2013
United States - But once these books devolved into "single-problem novels" -- divorce, drug abuse -- teens grew tired of the formulaic stories. full story »
Oct 12, 2013
Lebanon - In an episode called "The Quarterback," the writers of a show that often delves into serious topics chose not to use Monteith's death to send a message about drug abuse, and did not provide a cause of death for his character. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
Lebanon - In an episode called "The Quarterback," the writers of a show that often delves into serious topics chose not to use Monteith's death to send a message about drug abuse, and did not provide a cause of death for his character. full story »
Oct 10, 2013
United States - This was after Thomas had dropped off her two children at a police station because she felt her drug abuse had made her an unfit parent, according to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. full story »
Oct 08, 2013
Hong Kong - The testimony of 21 defectors – combined with official reports from North Korea and China – presents what the academics say is “a worrying picture of escalating drug abuse in what was once one of the world’s most strictly supervised and controlled societies”. full story »
Oct 07, 2013
Cayman Islands - The causes of crime usually stem from lack of education and drug abuse, he said. full story »
Oct 04, 2013
United States - Drug abuse is certainly a major public health problem, and its societal costs are considerable. full story »
Oct 03, 2013
United Arab Emirates - Community officers meets prominent figures of the district to raise awareness about issues such as drug abuse or domestic violence and sexual harassment. full story »
Sep 30, 2013
India - NEW DELHI: Six accused arrested in connection with the death of NRI student Anmol Sarna and drug abuse were on Monday denied bail by a Delhi court and sent to judicial custody till October 14. full story »