# drugs - Yesterday’s News
He is accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel, turning it into the world’s largest criminal group.
# drugs - Tuesday 13 November, 2018
Cannabis, methamphetamine, amphetamine and cocaine were seized.
# drugs - Saturday 10 November, 2018
The men can be held for up to seven days.
Around €13,500 worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis herb and €8,000 in cash were seized.
# drugs - Tuesday 6 November, 2018
There is an increasing recognition by police services that drug use is not a policing matter, but requires a health led response, writes Tony Duffin
# drugs - Monday 5 November, 2018
The mammoth trial in Brooklyn is expected to last more than four months.
# drugs - Sunday 4 November, 2018
Detector dog Defor helped gardaí and Revenue officers intercept the drugs.
# drugs - Saturday 3 November, 2018
Despite large scale successes, low level dealers are acting “with impunity”.
# drugs - Thursday 25 October, 2018
# drugs - Sunday 21 October, 2018
How effective has the strategy been and what is the legacy we are left with when so many people are on the drug for so long?
# drugs - Friday 19 October, 2018
No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.
# drugs - Sunday 14 October, 2018
Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.
# drugs - Tuesday 9 October, 2018
The woman is regularly seen in the company of Irish and international celebrities.
# drugs - Monday 8 October, 2018
Reasonable threshold limits and supportive sanctions should form part of a decriminalisation process, a new study argues.
# drugs - Sunday 7 October, 2018
The drugs were found during the search of a car at around 8.30pm yesterday evening.
# drugs - Saturday 6 October, 2018
Investigations are ongoing.
The Wicklow man was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July.
# drugs - Wednesday 3 October, 2018
Cannabis was found hidden inside a tin of biscuits.
# drugs - Tuesday 2 October, 2018
Michael McDonald Agu was sentenced to four years in jail.
# drugs - Monday 1 October, 2018
Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.
# drugs - Saturday 29 September, 2018
TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.
# drugs - Thursday 27 September, 2018
The searches relate to an organised crime group suspected to be involved in the sale of drugs.
# drugs - Tuesday 25 September, 2018
Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.
# drugs - Sunday 23 September, 2018
One driver was also speeding at the time.
The woman is suspected of bringing in hundreds of kilos every year.
# drugs - Saturday 22 September, 2018
Crack-cocaine is on the increase, and the housing crisis means people are spending prolonged periods in precarious living situations.
# drugs - Friday 21 September, 2018
The seizure was made following the search of a property in west Dublin.
# drugs - Wednesday 19 September, 2018
More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.
# drugs - Monday 17 September, 2018
The victims tested positive for an unspecified drug.
The man is due in court this morning.
# drugs - Sunday 16 September, 2018
We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.
# drugs - Friday 14 September, 2018
Gardaí attended the premises due to a fire.
Levels of drug use in Ireland have increased in recent years.
Merchants Quay chief: “It’s an understatement at this point to say we have a homelessness crisis”
A significant proportion of the population have experimented with drugs and for some this has been life-changing.
# drugs - Thursday 13 September, 2018
The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.
# drugs - Wednesday 12 September, 2018
G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.
# drugs - Tuesday 11 September, 2018
Gardaí say young people who have never been in trouble with the law find it hard to understand that a normal part of their social lives is actually a serious criminal offence.
# drugs - Monday 10 September, 2018
The men have since been released without charge.
Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.