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#Drugs

# drugs - Today’s News

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# drugs - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kildare man’s privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

# drugs - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Cannabis growhouse with 101 plants discovered across the road from DIT

An estimated €80,000 worth of plants were seized.

# drugs - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Two men arrested after heroin found in Dublin inner city house raids

The men were charged and appeared before court but have been remanded on bail to appear again at a later date.

# drugs - Friday 24 October, 2014

Police in Northern Ireland seized a lot of cannabis plants last night This post contains images

Policing ‘does not have a link’ with reducing the amount of drugs on our streets

That is the opinion of a study commissioned by the country’s drugs advisory board.

# drugs - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man accidentally texts his probation officer looking for some weed Facepalm

Man accidentally texts his probation officer looking for some weed

Yep, he’s going back to jail.

Here’s how many members of the Defence Forces have failed drug tests

Compulsory random testing was introduced in 2003.

# drugs - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Irish pharmacists say epilepsy and pain relief drugs in short supply

The Department of Health said medicine shortages are a global issue but it works with health professionals to avoid and manage them when they arise.

# drugs - Saturday 18 October, 2014

‘My mother was also an addict and as a child I was on the streets of Cork with her’

Coolmine Therapeutic community helped 1,000 people with addiction problems last year – Ann Marie Taylor was one of those people.

# drugs - Friday 17 October, 2014

Did you have a smartphone stolen in Dublin recently? Gardaí just found 70 of them

There was also cannabis, cocaine and heroin found at the same property.

Man charged for growing 500 cannabis plants in Westmeath house

The drugs, worth an estimated €400,000, were found during a raid on the house this morning.

Dublin man caught with thousands of pounds worth of cocaine at Heathrow Airport

The man had arrived in on a flight from Brazil.

# drugs - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Two men arrested after smell led officers to cannabis factory Portadown This post contains images

Two men arrested after smell led officers to cannabis factory

A number of plants, cultivation equipment and associated items have been removed for further examination.

# drugs - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

# drugs - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Man arrested after Dublin cocaine seizure

The man in his 40s was arrested at a house in Clondalkin.

# drugs - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Police renew appeal one year after man shot dead while walking his dogs

Kevin Kearney’s body was discovered in a lake last year.

# drugs - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Four-year-old hands out heroin at play school, thinking it’s sweets Not So Sweet

Drug dealer jailed after getting his friend to photograph him, um, preparing drugs

“The case against Shaw was helped by his own ego which saw a mate photographing him committing the crime.”

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn’t know

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

# drugs - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Two charged after €160k cannabis seizure in Dundalk

A number of houses were searched.

# drugs - Friday 3 October, 2014

Dublin’s drug situation hasn’t gotten worse, it’s just ‘shifted to other areas’

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

“Elaborate” cannabis growhouse uncovered in Longford bathroom

A 19-year-old man is in court this morning in connection with the drug seizure.

A second child “cured” of HIV has relapsed

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

# drugs - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Open thread: What do you think should be done about Ireland’s drug problem?

RTÉ’s Prime Time tonight focused on the drug problem in Dublin – what do you think the solution is?

A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol

Bad, bad, bad, cholesterol.

# drugs - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

€200,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan last night

No arrests have yet been made.

# drugs - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Gardaí arrest eight in Dublin after seizing €17,000 in ‘bath salts’ ingredient

Seven people were arrested, including two teenagers.

# drugs - Monday 29 September, 2014

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event

If we want to address complex social issues like addiction and homelessness, we need the activity of frontline services to match the vision of high level policy.

# drugs - Friday 26 September, 2014

Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht

The yacht was intercepted by naval officers on Wednesday off the coast of Cork.

Gardaí arrest nine in crackdown on Midlands heroin dealing

More arrests are expected as part of the operation.

# drugs - Thursday 25 September, 2014

This is what a tonne of cocaine looks like

Yep, that is 41 bales.

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From The Daily Edge Restaurant owner admits to lacing customers’ noodles with opium to get them hooked Knew It

PSNI hands out “Scratch and Sniff” cards to combat cannabis cultivation

“It’s completely safe, there are no drugs in the card.”

# drugs - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

€80 million in cocaine seized off the Cork coast

The drugs were seized on a yacht off the Cork coast.

# drugs - Sunday 21 September, 2014

‘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.

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