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

Nov 24th 2018, 1:34 PM 17,884 Views 38 Comments

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

Man who lost teeth from epileptic seizures fined for possessing cannabis used to treat symptoms
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Man who lost teeth from epileptic seizures fined for possessing cannabis used to treat symptoms

Nov 20th 2018, 5:18 PM 23,223 Views 55 Comments

John Mountaine received a fine of €100.

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

Nov 13th 2018, 11:34 AM 25,257 Views 24 Comments

Cannabis, methamphetamine, amphetamine and cocaine were seized.

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'
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'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 2:51 PM 28,615 Views 59 Comments

Officials travelled to Denmark to help sort out Ireland’s problem in sourcing medicinal cannabis last week.

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier
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Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 17,663 Views 41 Comments

Department of Health officials are working to get medical cannabis products from other EU Member States and further afield.

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland
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Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

Nov 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 18,542 Views 23 Comments

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins
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Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins

Oct 30th 2018, 4:27 PM 22,101 Views 0 Comments

Michael Fulton said he began taking cannabis to assist with back pain and agreed to store the drugs to pay off a debt.

Gardaí seize cannabis herb worth €325,000 and drug paraphernalia in Sligo
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Gardaí seize cannabis herb worth €325,000 and drug paraphernalia in Sligo

Oct 19th 2018, 1:07 PM 12,914 Views 44 Comments

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?
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Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Oct 17th 2018, 9:53 AM 70,447 Views 178 Comments

Canada is going for it from today.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately
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Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Oct 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,329 Views 19 Comments

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

Dublin man jailed for receiving Hello Kitty toy containing €200k worth of cannabis
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Dublin man jailed for receiving Hello Kitty toy containing €200k worth of cannabis

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:22 PM 15,767 Views 18 Comments

Michael McDonald Agu was sentenced to four years in jail.

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation
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'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation

Oct 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 31,529 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
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Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:04 PM 47,424 Views 45 Comments

One driver was also speeding at the time.

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?
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From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?

Sep 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,988 Views 53 Comments

We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.

Cannabis remains most commonly used illegal drug in Ireland
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Cannabis remains most commonly used illegal drug in Ireland

Sep 14th 2018, 4:03 PM 22,224 Views 70 Comments

Levels of drug use in Ireland have increased in recent years.

'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'
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'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'

Sep 10th 2018, 12:10 AM 36,318 Views 83 Comments

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?
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Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?

Sep 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,492 Views 54 Comments

For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.

Gardaí arrest 26-year-old woman after seizing €500k worth of cannabis on M50
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Gardaí arrest 26-year-old woman after seizing €500k worth of cannabis on M50

Sep 3rd 2018, 10:32 PM 35,940 Views 47 Comments

The vehicle was travelling along the M50 this evening when it was searched by Gardaí.

Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare
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Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare

Aug 25th 2018, 12:16 PM 22,690 Views 14 Comments

One man was arrested and later released.

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police
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Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police

Aug 19th 2018, 8:10 AM 32,983 Views 13 Comments

UK, Moroccan and Spanish nationals have also been arrested in connection with drug trafficking.

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale
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European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale

Aug 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,734 Views 0 Comments

The small county has become a hotbed of activity for criminal elements.

Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim
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Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim

Aug 1st 2018, 5:47 PM 24,312 Views 48 Comments

The driver, a 50-year-old man, was arrested.

Confused about CBD? Here's what you need to know about Ireland and the cannabis-based remedy
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Confused about CBD? Here's what you need to know about Ireland and the cannabis-based remedy

Jul 21st 2018, 10:01 PM 216,684 Views 81 Comments

It is not a registered medicine here but it is widely on sale. How is that possible?

€200,000 worth of cannabis seized, man in his 30s arrested in Limerick
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€200,000 worth of cannabis seized, man in his 30s arrested in Limerick

Jul 8th 2018, 10:21 AM 18,476 Views 21 Comments

The seizure was made following a raid on a premises in Murroe last night.

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner
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Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:44 PM 17,964 Views 27 Comments

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use
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Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Jun 19th 2018, 7:31 AM 17,581 Views 57 Comments

Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis
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Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis

Jun 14th 2018, 5:49 PM 14,658 Views 36 Comments

Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port.

Four people arrested as stun guns and drugs worth €560k seized in two separate operations
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Four people arrested as stun guns and drugs worth €560k seized in two separate operations

Jun 14th 2018, 2:39 PM 16,215 Views 4 Comments

One man has since been released from garda custody.

Young adults in Ireland are taking more MDMA and cannabis than they used to
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Young adults in Ireland are taking more MDMA and cannabis than they used to

Jun 7th 2018, 10:01 AM 25,993 Views 76 Comments

The latest European Drug Report has been released today.

Man (30s) arrested after drugs worth €300,000 seized in Wexford
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Man (30s) arrested after drugs worth €300,000 seized in Wexford

Jun 2nd 2018, 5:54 PM 16,499 Views 17 Comments

The operation took place after noon today.

Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use
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Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use

May 29th 2018, 5:03 PM 19,038 Views 96 Comments

There has also been an increase in the number of people who are homeless seeking treatment.

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme
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Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme

May 22nd 2018, 7:21 PM 16,792 Views 43 Comments

Minister Harris told his Cabinet colleagues his department are looking at how to give “quality assurance” to patients.

Man arrested after cannabis and €12,000 in cash seized in raid on Dublin house
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Man arrested after cannabis and €12,000 in cash seized in raid on Dublin house

May 18th 2018, 5:45 PM 17,389 Views 37 Comments

The 25-year-old man was arrested by gardaí and was detained at Coolock Garda Station.

Gardaí help police in Spain seize €3.4 million worth of cannabis destined for Ireland
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Gardaí help police in Spain seize €3.4 million worth of cannabis destined for Ireland

May 17th 2018, 9:28 PM 14,332 Views 0 Comments

Five men have been arrested.

Gardaí seize cannabis worth €100k after spotting men exchanging rucksacks in Dublin
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Gardaí seize cannabis worth €100k after spotting men exchanging rucksacks in Dublin

May 17th 2018, 2:51 PM 18,334 Views 22 Comments

The seizure was made yesterday.

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Car stopped in Clare leads to €250k cannabis seizure

May 12th 2018, 3:02 PM 14,842 Views 17 Comments

A “large quantity” of the drug was found after a follow up search in Limerick.

Cannabis and MDMA worth €335,000 seized in Meath
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Cannabis and MDMA worth €335,000 seized in Meath

May 11th 2018, 9:53 AM 20,669 Views 16 Comments

Three people have been arrested.

Pics: Gardaí attend Dublin house fire, seize €110,000 worth of cannabis from the growhouse on the property
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Pics: Gardaí attend Dublin house fire, seize €110,000 worth of cannabis from the growhouse on the property

May 5th 2018, 4:02 PM 43,540 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade attended the house fire at a property on Brian Road in Marino just after 7am this morning.

€80,000 worth of cannabis seized in Drogheda
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€80,000 worth of cannabis seized in Drogheda

May 1st 2018, 8:41 AM 12,429 Views 58 Comments

A man has been arrested by gardaí.

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years
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Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2018, 9:30 AM 44,503 Views 67 Comments

The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.