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#Drugs

# drugs - Friday 15 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man who mugged 92-year-old neighbour jailed for three years Drug Debt

Man who mugged 92-year-old neighbour jailed for three years

He had done odd jobs for the victim, whom he viewed as an easy target, a court was told.

# drugs - Friday 8 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí targeting west Dublin criminals seize bagful of cannabis after stopping car in Longford Edgeworthstown

Gardaí targeting west Dublin criminals seize bagful of cannabis after stopping car in Longford

The seizure is estimated to be worth €200,000.

# drugs - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with discovery of cannabis factory in Co Limerick Bruff

Man arrested in connection with discovery of cannabis factory in Co Limerick

Two local gardaí discovered the cannabis making plant when responding to a fire in the building.

# drugs - Monday 4 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims Sinaloa Cartel

Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims

The trial in New York has heard nearly three months of testimony.

# drugs - Friday 1 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine' Drug Cartel

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'

The Mexican drug kingpin faces life in prison if convicted on trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

# drugs - Monday 28 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt Intimidation

Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt

Parents of addicts have remortgaged their homes in some cases to pay off drug debts.

# drugs - Thursday 24 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested after 370 wraps of suspected heroin worth approx €10k seized Co Kerry

Two men arrested after 370 wraps of suspected heroin worth approx €10k seized

The drugs were seized in Tralee, Co Kerry.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman (30s) arrested after cannabis worth almost €1m seized in Drogheda Co Louth

Woman (30s) arrested after cannabis worth almost €1m seized in Drogheda

A search was carried out in the Drogheda area at 9am today.

# drugs - Monday 21 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK TOMATO TINS

Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK

The pair were involved in the importation of cannabis and a drug used to treat insomnia.

# drugs - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A mother on drug crime in Ireland: 'When the dealers called to my door and wanted me to settle his debts, I’d had enough' Column

A mother on drug crime in Ireland: 'When the dealers called to my door and wanted me to settle his debts, I’d had enough'

Child protection expert Shane Dunphy on the cycle of drugs, violence and intimidation being experienced by vulnerable Irish families.

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo Swinford

Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo

Two houses were searched by gardaí yesterday evening.

# drugs - Friday 4 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems' Left Behind

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by suicide.

# drugs - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Dear Fifi: I'm worried that my boyfriend enjoys taking drugs too much - what can I do? Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: I'm worried that my boyfriend enjoys taking drugs too much - what can I do?

To help answer, this is the second week that Dear Fifi called upon the experts at the Rutland Centre.

# drugs - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: No one should be prosecuted for personal possession of drugs Opinion

Opinion: No one should be prosecuted for personal possession of drugs

People using drugs should be dealt with exclusively via the health system, writes Tony Duffin. Let’s make the change in 2019.

# drugs - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin Tallaght

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the house yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600% Chemsex

'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600% Exclusive

The use of GHB, a highly addictive drug, is on the rise in Ireland.

# drugs - Friday 21 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world' Global Drugs Survey

Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world'

The Global Drugs Survey 2019 is seeking participants in Ireland to share their experiences.

# drugs - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested after gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth estimated €97,000 in Munster Drugs

Two arrested after gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth estimated €97,000 in Munster

The seizures were made as part of a joint operation by gardaí in the south west of the country.

# drugs - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drug addiction in Ireland still a 'dirty secret', GAA star Philly McMahon says Decriminalisation This post contains videos

Drug addiction in Ireland still a 'dirty secret', GAA star Philly McMahon says

McMahon lost his brother John to a drug overdose in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Planned supervised injection centre may not open in 2019, new Merchants Quay CEO says Merchants Quay

Planned supervised injection centre may not open in 2019, new Merchants Quay CEO says

A total of 99 objections were lodged against Merchant Quay Ireland’s plans for the centre.

# drugs - Monday 10 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search Drogheda
From TheJournal.ie 'You feel you can't get a job': Methadone users face stigma and isolation, new report finds Methadone

'You feel you can't get a job': Methadone users face stigma and isolation, new report finds

The research examines the experiences of 25 people who have been on methadone treatment.

# drugs - Friday 7 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin Dublin

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin

Separately, a large quantity of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €800,000 was seized.

# drugs - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland Delivery Systems

Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland

The drug G, sometimes referred to as liquid ecstasy, is becoming increasingly popular.

# drugs - Sunday 2 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin Ballymun

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin

The seizure was made as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs.

# drugs - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former pub owner who turned to drugs trade to offset gambling debts jailed for five years Dublin

Former pub owner who turned to drugs trade to offset gambling debts jailed for five years

Emmet Fogarty got into trouble with Revenue and developed an alcohol and gambling addiction.

# drugs - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man charged after cannabis worth €600,000 seized in Louth Dundalk District Court

Man charged after cannabis worth €600,000 seized in Louth

He is due to appear in court this afternoon.

# drugs - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine? Column

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?

Because cocaine is illegal, if people choose to use it they have little choice but to indirectly support organised crime and human trafficking, experts argue.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €600,000 seized in crackdown on crime on Louth Arrest

Cannabis worth €600,000 seized in crackdown on crime on Louth

A 46-year-old man was arrested following a planned search.

# drugs - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study MDMA

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study

The team behind the study said their findings could help the treatment of psychiatric conditions such as PTSD.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for selling €40 worth of cocaine to undercover gardaí Dublin

Man jailed for selling €40 worth of cocaine to undercover gardaí

Karl Zambra said his local community is a victim of the drugs trade.

# drugs - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Heroin worth over €2 million seized at Dublin Airport Drugs Seizure

Heroin worth over €2 million seized at Dublin Airport

The 15kg of heroin was discovered in a woman’s luggage.

# drugs - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years Courts

Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years

The drugs were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015 as part of a joint operation involving the Revenue and the Gardai.

# drugs - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat Cocaine

New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat

He is accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel, turning it into the world’s largest criminal group.

# drugs - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin Three Arrests

Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin

Cannabis, methamphetamine, amphetamine and cocaine were seized.

# drugs - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Cork arrest two men and seize €180k of drugs in planned raid Seized

Gardaí in Cork arrest two men and seize €180k of drugs in planned raid

The men can be held for up to seven days.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 gardaí involved in drugs blitz as cocaine, cannabis and cash seized in searches Crackdown

Over 100 gardaí involved in drugs blitz as cocaine, cannabis and cash seized in searches

Around €13,500 worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis herb and €8,000 in cash were seized.

# drugs - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie What can Irish cities learn from the response to drug use in New Orleans? Opinion

What can Irish cities learn from the response to drug use in New Orleans?

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

From TheJournal.ie Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' goes on trial in New York today El Chapo

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' goes on trial in New York today

The mammoth trial in Brooklyn is expected to last more than four months.

# drugs - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine worth €4.6 million seized in Rosslare Revenue

Cocaine worth €4.6 million seized in Rosslare

Detector dog Defor helped gardaí and Revenue officers intercept the drugs.

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