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# drugs - Today’s News

Cannabis plants seized at Wicklow house

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says

The study is the first to focus on possible brain effects among recreational users.

# drugs - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Six arrested in operation targeting Galway drug dealers

Gardaí said further arrests are expected in this operation that has been running since August last year.

# drugs - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Gardaí root out Limerick drugs factory, seize ecstasy worth €150k

In a follow-up search, cannabis herb to the value of €50,000 was seized in an apartment.

# drugs - Saturday 12 April, 2014

# drugs - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Score Armstrong provides names in written testimony Probe

Armstrong provides names in written testimony

The testimony came in written answers to questions in a lawsuit that was settled in late 2013.

# drugs - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Women prisoners are ‘significantly more likely’ to use drugs

Heroin use among prisoners was at 11 per cent last month.

# drugs - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

This is what €1 million worth of drugs looks like

The haul, seized in Drogheda, was displayed at Garda HQ today.

# drugs - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two men arrested after over a million euro worth of drugs seized

The two men are being held at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California

The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.

Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research

A new study finds that one in 14 people have used cocaine at some point in their life.

# drugs - Monday 7 April, 2014

‘Sophisticated’ cannabis growhouse discovered by gardaí in Tuam

A man has been arrested following the discovery.

# drugs - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Bailey, John Joe Nevin, and MH370…

Man (21) released over heroin seizure in Dublin

Gardaí said the 21-year-old was released from Clondalkin garda station this evening.

Two men in court over drugs haul worth €1 million

The men, one in his 30s and the other in his 50s, were arrested yesterday after gardaí searched an apartment and found drugs.

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure

The quantity of heroin seized has a street value of about €112,500.

# drugs - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about John Joe Nevin, Martin McGuinness, and the IFTAs…

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls

One man has already been charged and the other two are remain in garda custody today.

# drugs - Friday 4 April, 2014

Cannabis growhouse found in Wexford

A planned search of a house in Wexford town yielded €45,000 worth of plants but no arrests.

# drugs - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

From Business ETC Anti-depressant ingredient from Cork plant contaminated with waste Warning

Anti-depressant ingredient from Cork plant contaminated with waste

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to GlaxoSmithKline over the contamination which the company first became aware of in January 2012.

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

# drugs - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Woman in court on drugs charges after Tralee seizure

Gardaí seized cannabis herb estimated to be worth €75,000.

# drugs - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Pics: Cannabis plants seized in midnight raid in Carlow town

Gardaí seized cannabis plants worth an estimated €120,000 in the raid on a house at 2.15am.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

Over half a million worth of drugs seized in Cork

Four people have been arrested.

# drugs - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man in court after allegedly swallowing 39 bags of liquid cocaine

The 64-year-old man is due to appear in court after the drugs were retrieved.

# drugs - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Man arrested after raid at Neilstown cannabis growhouse

The drug cultivation operation was uncovered in a suburban Dublin house this afternoon.

# drugs - Monday 24 March, 2014

Column: I can’t bear to look into someone’s eyes and tell them they will probably die

My patients see my white coat as a lifejacket. But the truth is that the chance of surviving drug-resistant TB is down to the roll of a dice, writes Dr Jennifer Hughes.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution

It is time to acknowledge that drug and alcohol use is a part of modern society –and a public health issue to be managed, writes Tony Duffin.

# drugs - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Manchester police leave brilliant note for homeowner after drugs bust The Law Won

# drugs - Monday 17 March, 2014

Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are ‘extremely dangerous’

Veterinary drugs contained in a black Toyota Landcruiser taken in Galway yesterday are “not fit for human consumption”.

# drugs - Friday 14 March, 2014

Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O’Connell Street

New figures from gardaí reveal the progress of Operation Spire so far.

Drug experts slam reports with ‘misleading statistics’ on legal high deaths

Experts have said many of the deaths recorded in the UK were in fact attributable to substances that were already illegal.

# drugs - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

# drugs - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Gardaí find €40,000 worth of ecstasy in Galway

The discovery was part of an intelligence led operation.

Drug-carrying drone discovered hovering outside Melbourne prison

One man’s been arrested and is due back before court next Monday…

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