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# pills - Friday 19 May, 2017

Man who crashed car after taking six ecstasy tablets jailed for two years

Anthony Ward (26) drove the car at night with the lights switched off at speeds of up to 160 km/hr.

# pills - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Three 12-year-old girls in serious condition in Manchester after taking ecstasy pills

Salford police say that the tablets are called ‘Teddy Tablets’.

# pills - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

This is what €225,000 worth of ecstasy tablets looks like

A man in his 40s has been arrested after a raid in west Dublin yesterday.

# pills - Monday 6 July, 2015

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons

The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.

# pills - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Poll: Have you ever bought medication online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever bought medication online?

Irish people have been warned about the dangers of buying from unregistered sites.

# pills - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Of 23,000 who say they took MDMA, 202 ended up in hospital

There has been a steady rise in the number of people seeking medical treatment after taking the drug over the past few years.

# pills - Monday 5 January, 2015

An "imaginary meal" pill could help fight obesity

The pill is like a “relay race”, researchers say.

# pills - Friday 19 December, 2014

'Superman' ecstasy tablets worth €1.2 million seized in Dublin

The tablets — impressed with a Superman-style ‘S’ — originated in Belgium.

# pills - Thursday 22 May, 2014

HSE issues alert as green ecstasy pills kill two people in the last four days

The HSE is warning against the consumption of the green pills.

# pills - Friday 22 November, 2013

Ireland's casual attitude to antibiotics leading to 'alarming rise' in superbugs

A new campaign is being launched today to encourage better practice in relation to antibiotics among both doctors and patients.

# pills - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Irish people warming up to generic medicines

The Irish Medicine Board expects lists of interchangeable medicines to be ready within two months of legislation on the drugs commencing.

# pills - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Tablet dump to help raise awareness of addiction to medication

In the past five years, benzodiazepine use has increased by nearly 40 per cent in Ireland. People are being encouraged to dump their old stockpiles of medication.

# pills - Sunday 4 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.