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drug baron

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(Recreational Drugs) the head of an organization that deals in illegal drugs
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Noun1.drug baron - a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
boss - a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
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We will not allow these drug barons to negatively influence and spoil our future generations, COAS reiterated.
This entire episode shows how powerful these drug barons are -- and the lengths to which a government must go to eradicate them once and for all.
These are evaluation data as drug barons do not hand in declarations," State Drug Control Service representative added.
Most of those murdered were narcocorridos, who sing songs celebrating the lives of drug barons.
A committee of MPs want to set up a Royal Commission to draw up changes to the drugs laws as MPs have concluded that prison sentences are failing to deter drug barons.
FORMER Walton MP Peter Kilfoyle today said that his record of tackling Merseyside drug barons made him a prime candidate for the job of elected Police Commissioner.
Law chiefs want to target the drug barons instead of the couriers who risk their lives often without realising the danger they put themselves in.
Land grabbers and drug barons wanted to disrupt the peace of Karachi by fuelling sectarianism and undermining political harmony, he added.
The drugs were recovered in a neighbourhood operation that targeted the homes of suspected drug barons across Tyneside.
A HENCHMAN of one of Scotland's top drug barons yesterday agreed to hand over pounds 50,000 of his ill-gotten gains.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco is resolved to fight against drugs and drug barons, and will hit hard on them and their protectors however high-ranking in state administrations these are.
Used to make methamphetamines (also known as 'crystal meth'), drug barons crave common pharmaceuticals to keep their operations moving.