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# drugs - Friday 27 May, 2016

'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug

The former senator said the situation could be partly due to the delay in forming a government.

# drugs - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Man charged with "dishonestly using electricity" to grow drugs

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Colin Gillis said officers had found around £100,000 worth of cannabis.

# drugs - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Pharmacy fees for medical card holders are costing the State €380 million

New figures seen by RTÉ show that pharmacy fees cost much more than the medicines themselves.

# drugs - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Two arrested after €300,000 of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized

The assorted drugs were discovered in two premises.

# drugs - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

HSE to cut what it pays drug companies after talks fail

The state entered into negotiations to reduce the price of medicines to the Irish taxpayer.

# drugs - Monday 16 May, 2016

Doctors have a plan to dispense medicine and pharmacists aren't happy

The NAGP says the plan would work, the IPU says it would harm patients.

# drugs - Sunday 15 May, 2016

“Let’s be honest, the war on drugs has failed - it hasn’t actually done anything”

Councillor Gary Gannon spoke today about drugs in his area.

Poll: Should there be a minister solely focused on tackling drugs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a minister solely focused on tackling drugs?

Enda Kenny is set to reveal the new junior ministers this week.

# drugs - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru

The Scottish woman was arrested in August 2013 with Michaella McCollum from Co Tyrone.

# drugs - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

The new government has committed to bringing in drug injection rooms

There had been concerns among campaigners that the issue might be set aside.

# drugs - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Dublin's drug laneways: One year on, the alleys are still littered with needles

The city centre this afternoon: used needles, a crack pipe – and a syringe just yards from playing children.

# drugs - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

From The42 Beefing up - NFL warns players eating Mexican meat may cause positive drug tests What's The Beef

Beefing up - NFL warns players eating Mexican meat may cause positive drug tests

The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans play in Mexico City in November.

From The42 Jim Gavin isn't happy with the timing of drug tests - 'They may be a little over anxious to do it' Post-Match

Jim Gavin isn't happy with the timing of drug tests - 'They may be a little over anxious to do it'

The All-Ireland winning manager has elaborated on his comments after the football league final.

# drugs - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Teenager arrested with three kilos of heroin in his backpack

The drugs have an estimated street value of €420,000.

# drugs - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Poll: Do you think it's a good idea to legalise marijuana? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think it's a good idea to legalise marijuana?

Canada is expected to become the first G7 nation to do so.

# drugs - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

The UN has been told to end the War on Drugs

Delegates from the European Union, Switzerland, Brazil, Costa Rica, Uruguay among others called for abolishing capital punishment for drug criminals.

# drugs - Monday 18 April, 2016

Veronica Guerin’s killer has application against his conviction rejected Appeal This post contains videos

Veronica Guerin’s killer has application against his conviction rejected

Brian Meehan, who is serving a life sentence, was accused of an ‘abuse of process’.

# drugs - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Poll: Do you support the 'war on drugs'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the 'war on drugs'?

A group of 1,000 politicians, celebrities and campaigners are calling for a shift in drug policy.

Presenter plans to take hallucinogenic drugs as part of RTÉ show

Vogue Williams plans to take LSD for a new show, but the national broadcaster says programme details haven’t been confirmed.

Five people die after taking drugs at music festival in Argentina

Five others were hospitalised and autopsies will be carried out to confirm the cause of death.

# drugs - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The reason some gang members are covered in tattoos - it makes perfect business sense

It’s much easier for cartel leaders to hang on to employees when they’re covered in ink.

# drugs - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Lack of progress in forming government means delay closing 'gap' in drug law

Concerns are being raised about the lack of progress in tackling certain psychoactive substances.

# drugs - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Plan to tackle drug use in laneway near busy Dublin shopping street

Local businesses have reported open drug use, violence and sometimes sexual activity in the lane.

# drugs - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper

Her lawyer said staff from a daily newspaper subjected the McCollum family to “harassment and intimidation”.

Irish woman tries to jump from court window in Malta

She pleaded not guilty to having ecstasy, ketamine and mephedrone in her possession.

Collopy crime gang facing annihilation after brothers' guilty pleas

Brian and Kieran Collopy, both pleaded guilty today to possessing an estimated €50,000 consignment of heroin.

# drugs - Monday 4 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night

Everyone was talking about the interview last night, here’s what they were saying.

# drugs - Sunday 3 April, 2016

"I'm not a bad person" - Michaella McCollum's first interview to air tonight

“I’ve forgotten the things that everybody takes for granted in life.”

Investigation after paper claims doctor prescribed banned drugs to 150 sportsmen

The Sunday Times claims that the Anti-Doping watchdog knew about the allegations but failed to act.

# drugs - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Woman charged after cocaine and heroin found in Dublin house

The woman is being held at Ronanstown Garda Station.

# drugs - Friday 1 April, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the stories you need to know as you get back to work.

Dublin Mayor throws weight behind ‘What’s in the Powder?’ drugs campaign

The initiative is aimed at increasing awareness levels around drugs.

# drugs - Monday 28 March, 2016

Poll: Should plans for an injection centre in Dublin go ahead? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should plans for an injection centre in Dublin go ahead?

Outgoing drugs minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says the new health minister may give into political pressure.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

# drugs - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed

The warning has come from the outgoing Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# drugs - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Two men to appear in court charged in connection with €120k cocaine and cannabis seizure

Two men and a woman were arrested. The woman has since been released.

# drugs - Friday 25 March, 2016

Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs

A man in his 30s was arrested on Wednesday at a premises on Moore street.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Three people arrested after €55k of heroin is seized in late night search

Two flats in the Dolphin’s Barn area were searched last night.

# drugs - Saturday 19 March, 2016

€410k-worth of cannabis plants seized in Cavan and Meath

Three men are due to appear in court today.

# drugs - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Two men arrested as €110k-worth of cannabis is seized

The drugs were seized when a van was stopped and searched.

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