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#Cocaine

From TheJournal.ie High uptake of sterile crack pipes in response to surge in use of drug in Dublin Crack

High uptake of sterile crack pipes in response to surge in use of drug in Dublin

There has been an increase in use of the drug since the start of last year.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch nationals appear in UK court charged with massive cocaine seizure SY Marcia

Dutch nationals appear in UK court charged with massive cocaine seizure

Officers discovered bales of cocaine wrapped in plastic bagging.

From The42 Peru striker Guerrero cleared to play (for now) despite positive test for 'cocaine' Limbo

Peru striker Guerrero cleared to play (for now) despite positive test for 'cocaine'

The CAS decision to ban Guerrero for 14 months, put on hold for the World Cup, could be reimposed in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie HSE launches new advice campaign as cocaine use returns to Celtic Tiger levels Crack

HSE launches new advice campaign as cocaine use returns to Celtic Tiger levels

In 2016 there were more than 1,000 drug treatment cases where cocaine was the main substance reported.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine' Addiction

'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine'

A middle-class family brought to the brink by a father’s cocaine use speak about an addiction that cross all demographics.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man who went on cocaine-fuelled rampage armed with submachine gun jailed Garda Chase

Dublin man who went on cocaine-fuelled rampage armed with submachine gun jailed

The man has received a nine-year prison sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Crack-cocaine use surging in Dublin city centre Crack Cocaine

Crack-cocaine use surging in Dublin city centre

Dealers began offering smaller, cheaper bags of the drug from last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) arrested after drugs worth €300,000 seized in Wexford Carne

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

The operation took place after noon today.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use Drug Treatment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested after gardaí seize €220,000 worth of cocaine and ketamine Carlow

Two arrested after gardaí seize €220,000 worth of cocaine and ketamine

The two were “acting suspiciously” in the town yesterday, according to gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine M9

Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine

Gardaí were patrolling the roads in Kerry, Limerick, Wexford and Kildare over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine addict who agreed to move guns and ammunition for 'dangerous people' jailed Courts

Cocaine addict who agreed to move guns and ammunition for 'dangerous people' jailed

Stephen Keenan (31) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to four counts of unlawful possession of two handguns and bullets.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged over seizure of €950,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis Meath

Man charged over seizure of €950,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis

The drugs were found by gardaí in Ashbourne last November.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter Jailed

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealer caught after being spotted leaving boxes of cocaine at telephone pole Shannon Estuary

Drug dealer caught after being spotted leaving boxes of cocaine at telephone pole

Detective Stack saw Simon McDonagh arrive and stoop beside the telephone pole to place down two plastic lunch boxes.

From TheJournal.ie Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill Court

Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill

Revenue officers seized a total 1.4kgs of cocaine with a street value of €98,000.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after cocaine, heroin and ketamine worth €2.5m seized at Dublin Port Drugs

Man arrested after cocaine, heroin and ketamine worth €2.5m seized at Dublin Port

A 55-year-old non-national male has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine, cannabis and ketamine worth over €1.4m seized in Dublin Cars Intercepted

Cocaine, cannabis and ketamine worth over €1.4m seized in Dublin

Two men have been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.4m seized in Dublin Kilmainham

Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.4m seized in Dublin

A man and a woman have been arrested as part of the seizure.

From TheJournal.ie Guatemalan mother caught with cocaine-soaked shirts at Dublin Airport jailed for three years Courts
From TheJournal.ie Man (19) arrested after €500,000 cocaine seizure in Kildare Maynooth

Man (19) arrested after €500,000 cocaine seizure in Kildare

He was arrested around 1.30pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse Wait A Second...

Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches.

From TheJournal.ie Solicitor who brought small amount of cocaine into Mountjoy Prison given option to avoid conviction Snow Joke

Solicitor who brought small amount of cocaine into Mountjoy Prison given option to avoid conviction

Aonghus McCarthy said he did not know how the 0.33g of cocaine was in his wallet.

From TheJournal.ie 'My team stormed the yacht': Irish naval officer tells of his role in €400 million Cork cocaine seizure Dances With Waves

'My team stormed the yacht': Irish naval officer tells of his role in €400 million Cork cocaine seizure

Lieutenant Commander Jamie Cotter said that he wasn’t expecting to find that much cocaine during the 2008 drugs haul.

From TheJournal.ie 11.5kg of cannabis found concealed in soft toy Man Arrested

11.5kg of cannabis found concealed in soft toy

About €7,000 worth of cocaine and a small quantity of cash were also seized.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine worth over €70k discovered at Nenagh Fire Station Tipperary

Cocaine worth over €70k discovered at Nenagh Fire Station

Gardaí said they believe the drugs to be cocaine, pending further testing.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine worth over €70,000 seized in Nenagh Tipperary

Cocaine worth over €70,000 seized in Nenagh

A man was arrested but later released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years Dangerous Driving

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.

From TheJournal.ie Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told Inquest

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told

Baby James was stillborn at the Rotunda.

From TheJournal.ie Nine backpackers in hospital in Australia after snorting drug they mistook for cocaine Lucky To Be Alive

Nine backpackers in hospital in Australia after snorting drug they mistook for cocaine

The drug they actually took was motion sickness medication hyoscine.

From TheJournal.ie Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin Whitefriar Gardens

Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin

A 56-year-old man has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Rattigan: The jailed Crumlin-Drimnagh feud leader still suspected of directing drug trade from jail Crumlin/drimnagh Feud

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two men and woman arrested after drugs seizure in Cork and Kerry Cannabis And Cocaine

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

Gardaí say that investigations are ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie Crack cocaine operation the focus of garda raid which left officer with gunshot wounds Feuding Gangs

Crack cocaine operation the focus of garda raid which left officer with gunshot wounds

Three people were arrested following the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Fourth man arrested after 'significant' amount of drugs seized in Drogheda Cocaine And Pills

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two men to be charged after drugs worth €7 million seized in an international operation in Meath Ashbourne

Two men to be charged after drugs worth €7 million seized in an international operation in Meath

A significant amount of cocaine and cannabis was found during two raids in Ashbourne.

From TheJournal.ie Actress Rose McGowan claims drugs planted in her luggage, surrenders to arrest warrant Allegations

Actress Rose McGowan claims drugs planted in her luggage, surrenders to arrest warrant

McGowan was one of the first actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in people smoking and injecting crack cocaine in Dublin Crack Pipes

Increase in people smoking and injecting crack cocaine in Dublin

Some service users have been injecting the drug into the neck.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol makes rats more likely to compulsively take cocaine White Lines

Alcohol makes rats more likely to compulsively take cocaine

This is includes continuing to seek cocaine despite receiving a brief electric shock when they did so.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested after €300,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork Kinsale

Three arrested after €300,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork

The raid occurred in Kinsale last Friday, 27 October.