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#Drugs

# drugs - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

It’s been a BAD week for drug smugglers…

More than €2.8 million in cocaine and ‘skunk’ cannabis has been seized across the island.

Antibiotics are creating superbugs

That’s the opposite of what they’re going for.

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?

Two Australian citizens are currently facing this situation in Indonesia.

Australian drug smugglers make last-ditch attempt to avoid death by firing squad

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug trafficking gang, were sentenced to death in 2006 for trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia.

# drugs - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Anonymous tip-off led to man’s arrest for online sex offences

Over 1,600 calls were made to Crimestoppers during 2014.

# drugs - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick’s Day raid

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

# drugs - Monday 16 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning – and your week.

# drugs - Sunday 15 March, 2015

New mind-altering drugs being detected at a rate of two PER WEEK

The substances are often produced in bulk by chemical companies – before being shipped to Europe by air freight, packaged and sold to consumers.

# drugs - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Normal service resumed: Gardaí seize ‘Blue Ghost’ pills worth €380k

The seizure was made in Clondalkin in West Dublin.

How many people want to bring Jeremy Clarkson back? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many hours were drugs legal for in Ireland this week?

# drugs - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you get going.

# drugs - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

E’s are gone: Michael D has signed that emergency law, making loads of drugs illegal (again)

Ecstasy, ketamine, magic mushrooms and crystal meth (etc. etc.) will be illegal to possess once again, from midnight.

“Business as usual”: If gardaí find you with drugs, you’ll be prosecuted

It’s probably best not to take any chances.

From The Daily Edge The 8 most embarrassing international headlines about #YokeGate Yokegate

The 8 most embarrassing international headlines about #YokeGate

We’d like to think they’re laughing with us, not at us.

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after ‘taking legal yips’ Yokegate

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after ‘taking legal yips’

That’s what Blindboy Boatclub says, anyway.

# drugs - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan made a big call today.

From The Daily Edge 14 of the quickest reactions to #YokeGate Yokegate

14 of the quickest reactions to #YokeGate

No really, have ye any yokes though?

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?

Emergency legislation is needed after a court ruling this morning. Here’s what happened…

# drugs - Friday 6 March, 2015

This Fianna Fáil TD chased down a hooded handbag thief in Ennis

Timmy Dooley returned the handbag to the elderly woman, who he said was “dazed” by the incident.

# drugs - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Here’s what you missed when people took drugs on Channel 4 last night

The good, the bad and the ugly – it all came out in their ‘cannabis trial’ last night.

Two Australian drug smugglers are to be executed by firing squad

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug smuggling gang, were woken and given a few minutes to get ready.

# drugs - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine

Three tourists have already become ill as a result of the drug in the past few days.

# drugs - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Two arrested after drugs hidden in lining of suitcase found in morning raid

The men were taken to Blanchardstown Garda Station.

NUI Galway Students’ Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.

# drugs - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 The French rugby team of the 80s ran on amphetamines according to a new book Drugs

The French rugby team of the 80s ran on amphetamines according to a new book

“They each had their little pill in front of their plates for the meal before the match,” according to the French team doctor of the time.

# drugs - Sunday 22 February, 2015

These maps show the world’s hard drug trade in remarkable detail

They exclude cannabis, however, which would need a global graphic all to itself…

# drugs - Friday 20 February, 2015

# drugs - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 UFC backs 4-year doping bans, to introduce increased out-of-competition testing Drugs

UFC backs 4-year doping bans, to introduce increased out-of-competition testing

Dana White and Lorenzo Feritta addressed its PEDs issue at a press conference this evening.

‘Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests’

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# drugs - Monday 16 February, 2015

‘I am one of the lucky ones’: Galway girl cured of rare blood disorder PNH

‘I am one of the lucky ones’: Galway girl cured of rare blood disorder

A match for Claire McNamara was found on the international register.

# drugs - Friday 13 February, 2015

Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof

Growing more than five plants is illegal in the Netherlands.

# drugs - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin

A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.

# drugs - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Two teens caught with cocaine worth over €85k

The drugs were found when gardaí searched their car.

# drugs - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Isolating ‘puppet master’ gang leaders should stem the supply of drugs in prisons

The Irish Prison Officers’ Association said the initiatives announced this week are nothing new.

# drugs - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Woman arrested after cocaine seized in Lucan raid last night

The 20-year-old has since been released from Garda custody without charge.

From Business ETC The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison End Of The Road

The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison

He adopted the name Dread Pirate Roberts and was accused of brokering over $200 million in drug deals.

# drugs - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

# drugs - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

‘Champagne Killer’ Karl Breen dies of suspected drug overdose

Breen was found dead on the floor of an apartment when emergency services arrived on the scene overnight.

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