UAE to crack down on Tramdol abuse

07 October 2010

Dubai Public Prosecution (DPP) has warned the public against excessive consumption of the controlled painkiller, Tramadol, as it can lead to death, Gulf News has reported. The warning is part of a campaign to combat the “escalating Tramadol phenomenon,” chief prosecutor Waleed Ali Khalifa Al Fuqaie, head of drugs prosecution at DPP said. “The phenomenon of selling Tramadol in an unlawful manner has been on the rise. We have probed in 21 cases of trafficking Tramadol since January 2010,” he said.

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