Twenty human beings were arrested for his or her alleged involvement in drug exchange close to educational institutes in Noida and Greater Noida, police said Sunday.

About 7.5 kg marijuana, 5.8 kg low-high-quality heroin, 1. Three kg cannabis was recovered from them at some stage in an inspection Saturday night time, they stated.

“The 13th version of ‘Operation Clean’ was launched at 6.30 pm and persevered until 10 pm during which police groups did inspections at fifty-eight spots close to faculties, colleges and universities in Noida and Greater Noida following reviews of thriving drug commercial enterprise near schooling hubs,” a police spokesperson said.

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Senior Superintendent of Police, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Vaibhav Krishna stated the motion has led to the arrest of numerous suppliers of narcotic pills and its seizure in top quantity.

“The accused were booked below the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and further lawsuits are underway,” he stated.
The Fix through Michael Massing. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2000, 335 pp., $25.00.

The dirt jacket of Michael Massing’s The Fix summarizes his thesis in bold crimson letters: “Under the Nixon Administration, America Had an Effective Drug Policy. WE SHOULD RESTORE IT. (Nixon Was Right).” That is a pretty remarkable declare to make regarding an administration that won office in big part thru the “Southern Strategy” that had at its coronary heart Nixon’s assertion of a “War on Drugs” and whose policies created the cocaine epidemic that brought about such a lot of new issues a decade later. At most, I might agree that the Nixon management’s pursuit of a basically bad policy-protected some profitable efforts which have been devalued by every subsequent administration. This changed into now not due to the fact Nixon or his closest advisers had been right approximately drug policy however due to the fact Nixon was greater interested in overseas coverage troubles and his benign forget about domestic coverage allowed some of the advantageous traits to blossom in the midst of the mire of incompetence and corruption that characterized his presidency.

Perceptively concluding that “rules being formulated in Washington nowadays endure little relation to what’s taking place on the street,” Massing tries to depict the actual results of drug policy at the road level. Unfortunately, he does not depend upon the epidemiologic evidence or examines the cautious analyses conducted via researchers like myself who have systematically tested what’s simply taking place on the road. Instead, he is based on the journalist’s usual — and generally deceptive — device of dramatic anecdotes.

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