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# drugs - Today’s News


# drugs - Friday 20 November, 2015

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

# drugs - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Cocaine, hash and benzos seized as gardaí target Limerick drug gangs

A total of 12 locations were searched.

# drugs - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Here’s how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other

Colombia’s Pablo Escobar and Mexico’s Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman proved to be a law unto themselves.

# drugs - Saturday 7 November, 2015

“There are people dying injecting themselves. I had to get the injection that brings you back to life”

At the Merchants Quay Night Café, staff and clients talk about injection centres

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

Progressive laws and the Dark Web are changing the lives of Irish drug users

A government report recommended the decriminalisation of small amounts of cannabis, cocaine and heroin earlier this week.

# drugs - Thursday 5 November, 2015

The decriminalisation of drugs for personal use has moved another big step closer

An Oireachtas Committee has now recommended it.

Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea – but women aren’t so sure

The government is considering decriminalising the possession of a small amount of drugs like heroin, cannabis and cocaine.

# drugs - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Here’s what the drugs minister means by ‘Supervised Injection Centres’

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has been speaking about his forthcoming drugs strategy this morning.

# drugs - Monday 2 November, 2015

Our drugs minister has backed decriminalisation in a major London speech

The minister cited Portugal’s approach to drugs as a possible model for Ireland.

# drugs - Saturday 31 October, 2015

These drug seizures have dealt a ‘significant blow’ to two criminal gangs

One operation yielded €880,000 worth of heroin, cocaine, and cannabis.

# drugs - Friday 30 October, 2015

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

# drugs - Thursday 29 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# drugs - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Irishman faces up to 50 years in jail after being arrested on drug charges in Thailand

If convicted he faces a maximum sentence of 50 years in jail.

# drugs - Monday 26 October, 2015

Mother describes how one of her twins turned his life around after heroin killed his brother

“You have choices in life and you sink and swim and as a family we choose to swim.”

# drugs - Sunday 25 October, 2015

The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth Hybrid Drug This post contains videos

The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth

Nyaope is hurting the most vulnerable.

# drugs - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Cheese is just as addictive as drugs, which explains everything Cheese Feast

# drugs - Saturday 17 October, 2015

How America’s ‘heroin city’ is turning itself around

“I really think people are starting to understand that this is a crisis, a health crisis, and it needs to be treated as such; it’s not just a moral failing.”

# drugs - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Pope apologises after reports of priests using drugs and paying for sex with homeless men

The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.

Heroin worth €1 million seized in car search

Two men were arrested as part of the operation targeting organised crime.

# drugs - Monday 12 October, 2015

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped

They are being held in two Garda stations.

# drugs - Friday 9 October, 2015

New York’s police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker’s worst nightmare this week

Bill Bratton grabbed a joint off a schoolgirl on the street, and threw it in a sewer. Could you imagine?

# drugs - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Man charged after this grow house was discovered in Kildare

€700,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb drugs were found at a grow house.

# drugs - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary Fixing The System This post contains videos

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary

The programme looks at whether non-violent drug dealers should face long jail-terms.

# drugs - Friday 25 September, 2015

An amphetamine-like drug beloved of Somali pirates has been seized in Clare

A 30-year-old Ethiopian man has been arrested.

A hidden ‘forest of cannabis’ was found in London

There were around 150 plants in total.

# drugs - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Dublin Bus investigating after toddler (3) jabbed with ‘filthy’ drug needle

The little girl was rushed to hospital for tests.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Drug smugglers hide cocaine in 1,000 bags of rice for the poor

Traffickers planned to ship the rice to Brazil first, en route to Europe, but police derailed their plans.

Cocaine cut with cattle de-wormer made this woman’s skin rot

Levamisole is regularly used as an adulterant in cocaine.

# drugs - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This guy’s drug company upped the price of a life-saving tablet from $13.50 to $700

Martin Shkreli says its about investing in research and development.

# drugs - Monday 21 September, 2015

International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan

Such centres already exist in countries like Australia, Germany, Spain and Canada.

# drugs - Sunday 20 September, 2015

# drugs - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five women arrested in major Cork drug gang crackdown

This morning’s operation was part of a major investigation into the drug trade in the city.

# drugs - Monday 14 September, 2015

Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit … looking for drugs Facepalm This post contains images

Apparently the Nazis were high on a crystal meth-style drug

The Nazis reportedly wanted Pervitin to rival Coca Cola.

# drugs - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Man charged after €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Port

He will appear in court tomorrow.

# drugs - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?

One TD has called the situation “bizarre.”

# drugs - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# drugs - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

A LOT of cocaine found in a 75-year-old man’s suitcase

The man is a US citizen.

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