drug bust

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Synonyms for drug bust

seizure of illegal drugs by the police

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How could that slogan ever be true when we have so much drug-related crime and obesity?
He said: "Drug abuse in the UK is a serious and growing problem, wrecking the lives of 325,000 adult problem drug users and blighting the lives of many more people, be they family or friends or the victims of drug-related crime.
LANCASTER -- Sheriff's deputies arrested 19 people Friday at a homeless encampment in a vacant field as part of an effort to address theft- and drug-related crime in the area.
Effective drug treatment delivers benefits to individuals, reduces the spread of blood-borne viruses such as HIV and hepatitis within the population at large, and improves the safety of communities by reducing drug-related crime.
The report claims the desire to see more police on the beat is the next most important issue for most people, followed by a wish to see drug-related crime tackled.
TORONTO -- Canadian Police Forces have reported that drug-related crime has increased by about 42 per cent since the early 1990's, and now stands at a 20-year high with three in four drug-related incidents in 2002 involving cannabis.
A study by the Rand Corporation found that drug treatment programs are cheaper and eight times more effective than prison time in reducing drug-related crime.
Since 1991, Operation Weed and Seed has attempted to control violent crime, drug trafficking, and drug-related crime and to provide a safe environment for residents to live, work, and raise their families.
Speaking at a seminar, "Elimination of Drug-Related Crime," he noted that the technology is now in place to have all financial transactions take place through electronic transfers.
To deal with the burgeoning problem of drug-related crime, the agency collaborated with local criminal justice officials to develop federally sanctioned drug treatment courts, with the Alliance providing the treatment component for Pierce County's Felony Drug Court and Family Treatment Court.
It's an issue we take extremely seriously and local officers will continue to react swiftly and positively to any information in relation to drug-related crime in the area.
Led by Professor Martin Innes of the University's Police Sciences Institute, the research provided evidence about how the police can engage effectively with communities and helped crack down on serious drug-related crime in South Wales.
Instead of press calls, visits to victims of drug-related crime would be more relevant.
The plan is backed by Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, and Defense Minister Eleuterio Fernandez hailed it as a bold step toward cutting profits from illegal drug sales, reducing drug-related crime, and turning users away from harder drugs like crack cocaine.
It's thought with less expendable income around, a fall-off in drink and drug-related crime has led to fewer incarcerations.