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# drugs - Yesterday’s News


# drugs - Yesterday’s News

British banker 'tortured woman for three days' before murder in Hong Kong

Rurik Jutting is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his apartment.

# drugs - Friday 21 October, 2016

Man dies after 'dangerous drug incident' in Australia

Several other people were hospitalised and two men have been charged.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow

It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.

# drugs - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Over €4 million worth of drugs found in routine search of vehicle

The drugs were found in a vehicle that was importing plant machinery.

# drugs - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'I overdosed twice in two days to get methadone': A drug user on trying to get clean

The practice is said to be becoming more common among addicts.

# drugs - Friday 30 September, 2016

Nine arrested as drug dogs help sniff out €1.2 million worth of cannabis in planned raids

Sophisticated growhouses were discovered during the four day operation in Tipperary.

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

# drugs - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Taking ibuprofen can raise the risk of heart failure, scientists warn

Medics used data taken from 10 million patients across Europe.

# drugs - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

"Most were a result of drug abuse, or suicide" - principal on the deaths of 23 past pupils

The former principal called on a greater focus to help young people deal with challenges in life.

# drugs - Sunday 25 September, 2016

"They're seeing Dublin as something like Chicago in the 1920s" - The capital is trying to fix its crime problem

Dublin’s Lord Mayor says that every shooting, whether it happens in the inner city or the suburbs, affects every Dubliner.

# drugs - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin

A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.

Jim Carrey is being sued over the death of his Irish ex-girlfriend

Cathriona White’s estranged husband alleges Carrey supplied drugs to the Tipperary native.

# drugs - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Three men and one woman arrested after cocaine and cannabis seizure

Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €150,000 and cocaine with an estimated street value of €1,000 were found.

# drugs - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man and girl arrested after €42k-worth of cannabis is found in car

The car was stopped on the N52 at Cloghan, Co Westmeath yesterday evening.

# drugs - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Arrests climb to 45 following huge Garda operation in Carlow

At least 12 house searches were carried out by 70 gardaí, including the mounted unit, dog unit, regional support and 50 trainee gardaí.

# drugs - Monday 12 September, 2016

# drugs - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From The42 'How running saved me from addiction' Interview This post contains videos

'How running saved me from addiction'

One of the world’s most renowned adventurers, Charlie Engle, on addiction, prison, Running the Sahara and meeting Matt Damon.

# drugs - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Man charged after €60k-worth of cannabis found in car during routine checkpoint

Three large bags of cannabis herb were discovered when gardaí stopped a Ford Focus.

# drugs - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Court wants to know if 14-year-old found with heroin was dealing or being used by gang to clear debt

Judge John O’Connor described the case as a horror.

# drugs - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Woman in her late 40s arrested after bag of heroin seized in raid

The heroin had an estimated value of €150,000.

"The word junkie is disgusting" - Dubs star Philly McMahon on drugs, his brother and being a role model

McMahon’s brother John died in London on this day four years ago after a long battle with drug addiction.

# drugs - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

New Zealand Health Minister denies playing with fake cocaine at school party

He was attending a Las Vegas-themed fundraiser.

# drugs - Monday 5 September, 2016

President of Philippines calls Obama a 'son of a whore'

Rodrigo Duterte is not impressed with the US president’s criticism of his war on drugs.

# drugs - Thursday 1 September, 2016

'The whole thing took five minutes': Young woman talks about saving the life of a heroin addict

Melanie Froud has worked with homeless shelters for the past nine years, but it was only last October that she was able to save someone’s life, with a new overdose drug.

# drugs - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Coca Cola workers open crate of orange juice to find massive cocaine shipment

Sacks containing 370 kilograms of cocaine were hidden in a shipping container holding orange juice from Costa Rica.

# drugs - Friday 26 August, 2016

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes

“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”

# drugs - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week

This week, Gardaí have seized drugs, weapons and cash in five operations in Louth, Meath, and Dublin. They also said they have seized 20 weapons, including five assault rifles and a submachine gun so far this year.

Substance abuse: More than 20 doctors referred for help

The figures are in the latest Medical Council annual report.

Audi, jewellery and watch worth €15,000 among items seized in south Dublin house raids

A man and woman in their 20s have been arrested.

# drugs - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

FactCheck: Are there fewer gardaí dealing with a growing drugs problem?

Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe recently made some alarming claims on this issue. FactCheck puts them under scrutiny.

# drugs - Monday 22 August, 2016

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

Vogue Williams will NOT be taking hallucinogenic drugs as part of RTÉ show

The presenter had said earlier this year that she would be doing so for her series On The Edge.

Counterfeit pills found at Prince's estate contained drug 50 times more powerful than heroin

Autopsy results released in June show Prince died of an accidental fentanyl overdose.

Heroin worth €200k seized as gardaí stop and search two UK reg vehicles

They were stopped on the M1 just south of the border.

# drugs - Sunday 21 August, 2016

New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects

The synthetic drug, PZM21, also does not produce addiction.

# drugs - Friday 19 August, 2016

Mexican police 'gunned down 22 civilians during drug raid'

It has been called one of the bloodiest battles in Mexico’s decade-long campaign against drug gangs.

# drugs - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

All in an afternoon: Almost €750,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin and Limerick

Gardaí in Dublin and Limerick seized drugs, firearms, and ammunition yesterday as part of their crime-prevention operation.

# drugs - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Guns, cocaine, cannabis, benzos and Xanax all seized in Limerick

Gardaí have valued the find at €126,000.

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