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#Drugs

# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Saunas and high vitamin doses: The discredited Scientology-backed drug rehab programme slated for Meath

There have been a number of protests against Scientology’s presence in Ireland.

Cocaine worth over €70,000 seized in Nenagh

A man was arrested but later released without charge.

# drugs - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says

The 66-year-old passed away on 3 October 2017.

# drugs - Friday 19 January, 2018

Two men charged after gardaí uncover cannabis worth €360,000 in converted garage

A cannabis grow house was discovered in Longford yesterday.

# drugs - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection

120 inmates were put under a protection regime in October 2016.

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

# drugs - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told

Baby James was stillborn at the Rotunda.

# drugs - Friday 12 January, 2018

Announcement of site for Dublin injection centre delayed

An announcement was due today, but it’s been delayed yet again.

Gardaí seize drugs worth an estimated €200,000 and arrest one man in Cork

The discovery was made at a house at Chapel View, Ballymakeera yesterday.

# drugs - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Three men jailed for plying 14-year-old girl with drugs and forcing her into prostitution in UK

She was reported missing on 8 June 2015. However, she was being held in one of the men’s houses.

# drugs - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Take the smallest dose for the shortest period of time': Ibuprofen linked to male fertility problems

The study found healthy, young men developed fertility issues after taking the drug for six weeks.

# drugs - Monday 8 January, 2018

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

# drugs - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Motorist who kept driving after two collisions failed roadside drug test

The driver also had no licence or motor insurance.

# drugs - Monday 1 January, 2018

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

But finding a shop to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

# drugs - Friday 29 December, 2017

Dr Phil show denies reports it helped addicted guests find drugs and drink

A guest on the show claimed he a bottle of vodka was left in his dressing room, even though he was fighting alcoholism.

# drugs - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Investigation launched following drug seizure at Dublin army barracks

The drugs were seized by gardaí and brought to Rathmines Garda Station.

# drugs - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Australian granny tricked into smuggling crystal meth escapes death penalty in Malaysia

The woman travelled to China to meet a man she met online, who then asked her to carry the drugs.

Triad gangs and the Kinahan connection - how Limerick's crime landscape evolved after the Dundons

The Asian gangs have been mopping up the drug territory left behind by the Dundon gang.

# drugs - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents

Patrick and Barbara Jiron brought 27kg of marijuana on a cross-country road trip in the US.

# drugs - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin

A 56-year-old man has been arrested.

# drugs - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Two men arrested after €2.8m drugs seizure in Drumcondra

Quantities of cocaine, heroin, cannabis herb, cannabis resin and ecstasy tablets were seized by gardaí.

# drugs - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Ex-PSNI officer jailed for attempting to buy gun, ammunition and silencer on 'dark web'

Allen Kennedy (31) has been ordered to spend 5.5 years in prison and 5.5 years on licence.

# drugs - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Brian Rattigan: The jailed Crumlin-Drimnagh feud leader still suspected of directing drug trade from jail

Rattigan successfully appealed against a 2001 murder conviction yesterday.

# drugs - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Heroin dealer Brian Rattigan wins Supreme Court appeal over the murder of Declan Gavin

The death was the first of the Crumlin/Drimnagh feud.

Two people died every day in 2015 over drug use with alcohol the number one drug

Almost 20,000 potential life years were lost in 2015 alone.

# drugs - Monday 11 December, 2017

'I was nearly crying when I got accommodation. It's not just my home, it's a home for my children' Focus Ireland This post contains videos

'I was nearly crying when I got accommodation. It's not just my home, it's a home for my children'

Focus Ireland has supported over 14,000 people so far this year who are homeless or at risk of losing their home.

# drugs - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Police believe two teens who died took 'what they thought to have been MDMA'

An 18-year-old man is currently in police custody, awaiting questioning in relation to the incident.

Two men and woman arrested after drugs seizure in Cork and Kerry

Gardaí say that investigations are ongoing.

# drugs - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Man arrested after gardaí seized €1.6 million of cannabis in west Dublin

The raid was carried out in the Newcastle area yesterday.

# drugs - Monday 4 December, 2017

Fourth man arrested after 'significant' amount of drugs seized in Drogheda

The drugs were discovered during a search of a unit in an industrial estate.

Man due in court this morning over €4 million cannabis seizure in Lucan

Gardaí stopped the truck he was driving on Friday and discovered the drugs.

# drugs - Sunday 3 December, 2017

European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic

A Bitcoin ‘mine’ was discovered in a raid on the cartel last month.

# drugs - Saturday 2 December, 2017

A series of setbacks means Dublin probably won't be getting supervised injecting centres any time soon

The centres have been a part of government drug policy for a number of years.

Drugs worth €4 million seized in Lucan

The cannabis resin was found after the search of a car in Ronanstown, west Dublin.

# drugs - Friday 1 December, 2017

Poll: Should illegal drugs be decriminalised for personal use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should illegal drugs be decriminalised for personal use?

A new working group has been formed to look into alternative approaches to the possession of drugs for personal use.

# drugs - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth

Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness.

# drugs - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Four charged over €100,000 drugs seizure in Cork

The four are due before Bandon District Court this morning.

# drugs - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Gardaí arrest four people in Cork after estimated €100k drug seizure

The seizure happened on Sunday evening.

# drugs - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Confident gardaí have Kinahans on the back foot after latest drug seizure

A number of large seizures have crippled the Kinahans’ supply chains.

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