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drug distribution

the pattern of distribution of drug molecules by various tissues after the chemical enters the circulatory system. Because of differences in pH, lipid content, cell membrane functions, and other individual tissue factors, most drugs are not distributed equally in all parts of the body. For example, the acidity of aspirin influences a distribution pattern that is different from that of an alkaline product such as amphetamine.
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Medical reports show that opium is dried latex obtained from the opium poppy that contains up to 12 per cent morphine, an alkaloid, which is frequently processed chemically to produce heroin for the illegal drug trade.
Summary: Security forces are stepping up efforts to crack down on a growing illegal drug trade in Sidon, according to a security source, following the arrest last week of members of a prostitution ring in nearby Hlalieh.
Dave Walker said the victims were shot at close range, and the investigation is leading the police into the illegal drug trade.
It was destined for the streets of Birmingham and this man's imprisonment has seen another dealer taken out of the city's illegal drug trade.
By Anthony Vargas/Manila Times An employee of the Department of Education (DepEd) suspected to be involved in illegal drug trade was shot dead by still unidentified gunmen on Thursday afternoon inside a public school in Agusan del Sur, police reports said yesterday.
The trial last year heard Griffiths and Flournoy were gangland enforcers working for an IRA gang that "ran" Liverpool's illegal drug trade.
The trial was told Griffiths and Flournoy were working for an IRA gang that "ran" Liverpool's illegal drug trade.
Stephen Lukadi Laila, the area Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officer says has been difficult to arrest those involved in the illegal drug trade, due to the absence of roadblocks in the country.
Alexander Pama said the annual drill, which will be held aboard the Royal Australian Navy's guided missile frigate HMAS Sydney, will focus on countering terrorism, human trafficking and the illegal drug trade, as well as disaster response.
In recent years, the weakened Cosa Nostra has had to yield most of the illegal drug trade to their rivals the 'Ndrangheta from neighbouring Calabria - who are said to control the import of 80 per cent of all cocaine sold in Europe.
All of the cultivation, sale and resale is carried out under the complete control of the PKK, which according to intelligence units has earned $50 million so far in the illegal drug trade.
Canada is supporting the government of Afghanistan to combat the country's illegal drug trade," said Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.