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Drugs

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# 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.

From The Daily Edge Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’ Flush The Evidence

Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’

The flight was carrying people home from a music festival.

# drugs - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Man arrested after Tipperary heroin seizure

The man is being held at Thurles Garda Station.

# drugs - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Over 1,000 people show up to anti-drugs meeting in Roscrea

The attendance accounts for 20% of the town.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# drugs - Monday 28 July, 2014

Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets

Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.

# drugs - Friday 25 July, 2014

Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative

There are key issues to consider in ensuring that addiction services provide both high quality care for service users and value for money for the taxpayer.

# drugs - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Opinion: The sudden death of a young woman is not any less tragic for her being an addict

Compassion for a fellow human being should not change just because a poor soul happened to be an addict.

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: ‘Yes’. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

# drugs - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.

Gardaí seized €32 million worth of drugs in 12 months

And how many suspected drug traffickers were arrested?

# drugs - Saturday 19 July, 2014

US police saving people from overdoses with new heroin antidote

Police had been “literally standing by and watching someone die of a drug overdose”.

# drugs - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The Score Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013 Testing

Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013

1.3 per cent of the samples taken in rugby showed the presence of prohibited substances.

Gardaí arrest five after €500k ecstasy seizure in Dublin

Equipment, chemicals and 50,000 tablets were found in a series of searches.

# drugs - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Four men due in court after €114K cannabis seizure

The discovery was made at a house in Granard yesterday.

# drugs - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Medicinal marijuana drug means end to buying drugs on the street

Tom Curran, partner of Marie Fleming, has welcomed the news that Savitex will be available to patients in Ireland.

# drugs - Friday 11 July, 2014

Taking preventative HIV drugs is ‘an individual choice’, says WHO HIV

Taking preventative HIV drugs is ‘an individual choice’, says WHO

New guidelines issued by WHO “strongly recommend” gay men take the drugs, but says that advice does not apply to every case.

Cork woman charged with dealing cocaine at a bingo hall

She’s been ordered to stay away from the bingo hall.

# drugs - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

# drugs - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Score Lance Armstrong ‘honoured’ to write the foreword to Emma O’Reilly’s book Soigneur

Lance Armstrong ‘honoured’ to write the foreword to Emma O’Reilly’s book

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

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