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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 September, 2014


# drugs - Yesterday’s News

‘Prince of Pot’ on a tour of Ireland’s universities to talk about decriminalising drugs

Should Ireland follow Portugal’s lead and radically reform drugs laws?

# drugs - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Another look at how alcohol can be more dangerous than heroin

Alcohol can be more harmful to those around the user.

# drugs - Friday 19 September, 2014

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

# drugs - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Man in court over half a million euro cocaine haul in Kilkenny

The drugs were found when gardaí searched a van in Jordanstown.

# drugs - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid

Two women and one man were arrested in connection with the raid.

Weird Wide Web: New iPhones, Instagram drug deals and a sandpit game controller

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Cocaine worth half a million euro seized after van searched in Kilkenny

A 38-year-old man has been arrested over the case.

# drugs - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man tried to pass off a crushed up pop tart as crack cocaine, still got arrested Pop Tarts

# drugs - Thursday 11 September, 2014

New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear

Daren the anti-drug Spokes-lion always wins in the end…

# drugs - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Teen cannabis-users ‘more likely to attempt suicide’ later in life

A study published today also found they are less likely to finish secondary school or get a degree.

# drugs - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port

The drugs were hidden in a car arriving from Holyhead.

# drugs - Friday 5 September, 2014

€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal

Three people were arrested yesterday in the two separate operations.

# drugs - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Woman (55) to appear in court over heroin seizure in Ballyfermot house

She is due to appear at 10:30 tomorrow morning.

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house

A woman in her 50s was arrested at the scene by gardaí yesterday evening.

# drugs - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets Ceelo Green

CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets

The Crazy and F**k You singer has pleaded no contest to drug charges.

# drugs - Monday 1 September, 2014

Dublin Bus needs someone to do drug and alcohol tests on its staff

The chosen contractor will be responsible for carrying out pre-employment tests as well as random testing on workers.

# drugs - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

The call has been made by people involved in providing services for drug users.

Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex

We need to reflect on how addiction affects an individual, their experience of seeking help, and what the throes of addiction are like.

Calls for supervised injecting centres as ‘far more people die from overdose than on Irish roads’

“Each death is just as devastating to the children, families and friends of those who die.”

# drugs - Saturday 30 August, 2014

What is this new experimental drug treating Ebola patients?

There is no proven cure for Ebola, which has killed more than 1,400 people already.

# drugs - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

‘I never thought that after 20 years addicted to drugs and alcohol I’d be graduating and drug free’

Coolmine’s therapeutic community helps 1,000 people overcoming addiction every year and 60% of those who complete the therapy remain drug free.

# drugs - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Four arrested after firearms and drugs found in Dublin house

The men and woman were arrested at two flats in Dublin’s Rialto area.

# drugs - Friday 22 August, 2014

Most young Irish people think that cannabis should be legalised

A new study by the European Commission has also found that use of legal highs was three times the European average.

From The Daily Edge Man named Stoner arrested on marijuana charges The High Life

Man named Stoner arrested on marijuana charges

If the title fits…

# drugs - Thursday 21 August, 2014

More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest

One was denied free legal aid after the court heard her next hearing clashed with a planned holiday in Lanzarote.

# drugs - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Regular marijuana use is “bad for teens’ brains”

That is the opinion of the American Psychological Association.

# drugs - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges after six-month operation

Operation Tempest has made landfall…

# drugs - Monday 18 August, 2014

Sniffer dog unit at Wheatfield Prison ‘compromised’ after false indications – report

The sniffer dog unit are used to detect the presence of drugs on any visitors to the prison.

Deaths from ‘legal highs’ in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016

A new report also proposes a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol.

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol?

There are calls in the UK to add a penny to price of each of unit of alcohol.

# drugs - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Man charged with €100,000 cannabis seizure

The man will appear in court again at the end of the week.

# drugs - Friday 15 August, 2014

Man arrested after €100,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan house

Growhouse equipment and other paraphernalia was also discovered.

# drugs - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid

A quantity of cannabis and cocaine was found at the house in Ballyfermot.

# drugs - Friday 8 August, 2014

Drugs suspected in sudden death of man in his 20s

Three men have been arrested in connection with the death.

# drugs - Thursday 7 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From The Daily Edge Men pulled over with marijuana plant sticking out of window Toking The Piss

# drugs - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Michaella McCollum Connolly ‘endured a significant amount of stress’

The 21-year-old’s solicitor confirmed her transfer from a prison in Peru to Ash House Women’s Prison in south Belfast.

# drugs - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis

Gardaí made the discovery during a raid on a house in Ballinasloe.

# drugs - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Cannabis plants valued at €96,000 seized in Co Cavan

Seizure in wooded area was part of ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs around Cavan.

Man charged over Thurles heroin seizure

The man, aged in his 30s, appeared before a special sitting of Nenagh District Court.

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