Drug Enforcement Agency


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Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

an agency of the Drug Enforcement Administration of the federal government, empowered to enforce regulations that control the import or export of narcotic drugs and certain other substances or the traffic of these substances across state lines.
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Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency director Graeme Pearson said: 'Everyone is devastated.
China remained the top source of illegal drugs smuggled into the country, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said.
All eight police forces and the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency will have access to the high-speed system.
A former police officer, who was convicted and then acquitted for a previous drug charge, was caught selling suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) on Tuesday night (January 23), according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.
He added: "We expect that agreement on the structure will be reached by Christmas and we hope the Drug Enforcement Agency itself will be up and running, preferably in the early part of next year.
A suspected member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was arrested in Davao City after yielding a pack of shabu worth P150,000, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reported on Friday.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has acquired more than P90 million worth of surveillance, communication and protective equipment to 'better monitor drug suspects and their illegal drug activities.

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