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From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €400,000 and ecstasy tablets seized in Co Tipperary Gardaí

Cannabis worth €400,000 and ecstasy tablets seized in Co Tipperary

Two men, aged 22 and 45, were arrested in connection with the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use?

Proposals to liberalise drug laws here are on the table, but the government isn’t set to implement full decriminalisation.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use Harmful

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Man (29) charged in connection with seizure of €63,000 worth of heroin and cannabis Seizure

Man (29) charged in connection with seizure of €63,000 worth of heroin and cannabis

The seizure was made by the Tallaght Drugs Unit.

From TheJournal.ie 'The cocaine trade is booming': 54% of Irish people who use cocaine want to cut down Global Drugs Survey

'The cocaine trade is booming': 54% of Irish people who use cocaine want to cut down

Over one quarter of cannabis users in Ireland reported almost daily use, which the report said was “suggestive of dependent use”.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin and Drogheda feuds: 'Your line of cocaine in a pub is what these guys are fighting over' Gangland

Dublin and Drogheda feuds: 'Your line of cocaine in a pub is what these guys are fighting over'

Earlier this week senior gardaí said the use of the term ‘recreational drugs’ by officials was helping to normalise substance abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €2.5 million and two hand grenades seized in Meath Gormanston

Cannabis worth €2.5 million and two hand grenades seized in Meath

A male was arrested at the property in Gormanston, Co Meath.

From TheJournal.ie Senior gardaí say use of term 'recreational drugs' helps normalise drug abuse Drugs

Senior gardaí say use of term 'recreational drugs' helps normalise drug abuse

The President of the Association of Garda Superintendents said there are constant challenges for gardaí in dealing with drugs and organised crime.

From TheJournal.ie West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution Gangland

West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution

Communities are also concerned about the number of violent incidents that have taken place in public places during daylight hours.

From TheJournal.ie 'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone Prison

'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone

The POA said prison officers are dealing with assaults on a daily basis.

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people Precarious Work

Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people

New research found the local drug economy – unlike precarious work – recruits young people by incentivising and enticing them.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized West Dublin

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches Portlaoise
From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why haven't any supervised drug injection centres opened in Ireland? Podcast

The Explainer: Why haven't any supervised drug injection centres opened in Ireland?

A pilot scheme is due to open in Dublin city centre, but the process is stuck in planning permission limbo.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 'stable political environment' attracted a major HIV drug firm to Dublin Theratechnologies

Ireland's 'stable political environment' attracted a major HIV drug firm to Dublin

The Canadian company is in the process of getting its Trogarzo drug approved in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford Seizure

Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford

The drugs were seized from a grow house on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €800,000 seized after 'substantial' grow house found at Waterford industrial estate Tramore

Cannabis worth €800,000 seized after 'substantial' grow house found at Waterford industrial estate

The seizure was made at around 6pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Problem cocaine use increases by nearly 100% Drug Use

Problem cocaine use increases by nearly 100%

Fresh stats reveal a dramatic spike in people seeking help for problem cocaine use.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after cannabis worth €1.5 million seized in Dublin Arrest

Man arrested after cannabis worth €1.5 million seized in Dublin

It was discovered during an intelligence-led operation by the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

From TheJournal.ie Warning that patients may be going 'codeine shopping’ to access the addictive painkiller Over The Counter

Warning that patients may be going 'codeine shopping’ to access the addictive painkiller

Codeine addiction is at “epidemic” levels, according to a new article in the IMJ

From TheJournal.ie Second Dublin pharmacist under garda probe for prescription drug selling to college students Study Drugs

Second Dublin pharmacist under garda probe for prescription drug selling to college students

Drugs being sold to students of UCD and IADT include Xanax, Ritalin and sleeping tablets.

From TheJournal.ie Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair' Inequality

Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'

The Irish Cancer Society said that lifesaving medicines should be available to everyone who could benefit from them, not just people with private health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Third man arrested over drug-related intimidation behaviour in Co Louth Drogheda

Third man arrested over drug-related intimidation behaviour in Co Louth

An extensive search and arrest operation initially took place on Wednesday morning in the Drogheda area.

From TheJournal.ie Three people released from custody after gardaí seized guns, drugs and a monkey in Dublin Finglas

Three people released from custody after gardaí seized guns, drugs and a monkey in Dublin

Gardaí investigating organised crime gangs carried out a number of raids yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man (58) due in court over Limerick drugs seizure Cannabis

Man (58) due in court over Limerick drugs seizure

A second man has been released without charge following the cannabis seizure.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news Safer From Harm This post contains videos

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news

Rachael Keogh’s addiction came to light in 2006, when her mother shared photos of her ravaged arms.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €240,000 seized following search of property in west Dublin Lucan

Cannabis worth €240,000 seized following search of property in west Dublin

A 44 year-old woman was arrested at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience Chemsex

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience

Researchers say the messages should not only focus on gay and bisexual men.

From TheJournal.ie 'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless Merchants Quay

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless

TheJournal.ie spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.

From TheJournal.ie 130 cannabis plants seized after gardaí discover grow house in Louth Dundalk

130 cannabis plants seized after gardaí discover grow house in Louth

A man in his 40s was arrested following the search this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast Drugs

Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast

They were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply class A drugs.

From TheJournal.ie 'It does not make sense': Concerns over reports that Government will continue to criminalise drug use National Drugs Strategy

'It does not make sense': Concerns over reports that Government will continue to criminalise drug use

A working group on drug possession is expected to report to the Government in coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis Garda Crackdown

Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Gardaí said the driver was an unaccompanied learner with no insurance or NCT.

From TheJournal.ie 'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer Courts

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer

Rihards Lavickis (26) had pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested after firearm and drugs worth €320,000 seized during house search Cannabis And Cocaine

Two men arrested after firearm and drugs worth €320,000 seized during house search

The search was carried out in East Galway earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Man 'de-arrested' after suspicions of Class A drug possession over Cookstown disco deaths Cookstown

Man 'de-arrested' after suspicions of Class A drug possession over Cookstown disco deaths

Three teenagers died in the incident on St Patrick’s Day.

From TheJournal.ie Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex Chemsex

Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex

The Met Police led an investigation into the Brazilian gang for five months between March and July 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse Addiction

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse

There has been a decrease in the number of alcohol dependency cases being treated in recent years, but an increase in their severity.

From TheJournal.ie New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis The Lancet

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €600,000 of cocaine from car in Dublin Seizure

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €600,000 of cocaine from car in Dublin

The seizure was made at around 6.40pm on Saturday evening.

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