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#Ecstasy

From TheJournal.ie Cork hospital warns festival-goers of 'bad batch' of ecstasy tablets causing 'severe illness' Indiependence

Cork hospital warns festival-goers of 'bad batch' of ecstasy tablets causing 'severe illness'

Festival promoters also confirmed they were aware of drugs circulating at the festival.

From TheJournal.ie Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade EU Drug Report

Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese professor faces jail for allegedly getting students to produce ecstasy Tokyokes

Japanese professor faces jail for allegedly getting students to produce ecstasy

Comparisons are being made with TV series Breaking Bad.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and €150k in cash seized after gardaí stop speeding van on N2 Speed Checks

Man arrested and €150k in cash seized after gardaí stop speeding van on N2

The discovery was made after gardaí stopped a speeding van yesterday.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable' Recreational Drugs

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

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now? The Stats

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent Safer From Harm

'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent

The Ana Liffey Drug Project made its debut at this year’s festival – and it proved to be a busy three days for the volunteers.

From TheJournal.ie Carrie Fisher had cocaine and ecstasy in her system when she suffered heart attack Post-mortem

Carrie Fisher had cocaine and ecstasy in her system when she suffered heart attack

The Star Wars actress suffered a mid-flight heart attack last December.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find almost €300k worth of drugs at a home in Blanchardstown Drug Seizure

Gardaí find almost €300k worth of drugs at a home in Blanchardstown

One man was arrested following the search at a house in Huntstown Court.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1 in 10 people in south Dublin reported taking an illegal drug recently Drugs Survey

Over 1 in 10 people in south Dublin reported taking an illegal drug recently

The current levels of illegal drug use in 2014/15 rose since the study was last carried out in 2010/11.

From The42 'I'm shaking... absolutely incredible' - Bowe, O'Driscoll and others react to Ireland's famous win Ecstasy

'I'm shaking... absolutely incredible' - Bowe, O'Driscoll and others react to Ireland's famous win

Kevin Kilbane, Ross O’Carroll and Alastair Campbell also gave their thoughts on tonight’s victory.

From The42 Joy for Irish rowing as O'Donovan brothers claim historic silver medal at Olympics Ecstasy

Joy for Irish rowing as O'Donovan brothers claim historic silver medal at Olympics

The Skibbereen duo were in action in the men’s lightweight double sculls final today.

From TheJournal.ie Over €440,000 worth of ecstasy and cocaine seized after men stopped in Dublin city centre Searched

Over €440,000 worth of ecstasy and cocaine seized after men stopped in Dublin city centre

The men, both aged in their 20s, were searched on Aston Quay.

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old in critical condition after taking suspected MDMA Manchester

13-year-old in critical condition after taking suspected MDMA

Greater Manchester Police said that they had arrested a 15-year-old yesterday in relation to the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Actor left permanently scarred after being slashed by teen in ecstasy row Courts

Actor left permanently scarred after being slashed by teen in ecstasy row

The teenager was remanded in custody yesterday after the hearing.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised Manchester

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised

The girls are in a stable condition.

From TheJournal.ie Three 12-year-old girls in serious condition in Manchester after taking ecstasy pills Teddy Tablets

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation Kildare

Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation

A search of the Ardclough area of Kildare is currently being carried out.

From TheJournal.ie There's a plan to get the world's biggest club drug approved for medical use by 2021 United States

There's a plan to get the world's biggest club drug approved for medical use by 2021

It could be used as a viable treatment for use in psychotherapy to treat PTSD.

From TheJournal.ie Drug-using students urged to be more careful when taking pills What's In The Pill

Drug-using students urged to be more careful when taking pills

The campaign is the first time a drug service has worked with Irish universities to develop drug-related resources aimed at students.

From TheJournal.ie This is what €225,000 worth of ecstasy tablets looks like Seizure

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.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrests as 72,000 ecstasy pills are seized in Dublin MDMA

Three arrests as 72,000 ecstasy pills are seized in Dublin

The tablets had an estimated street value of €720,000.

From TheJournal.ie Of 23,000 who say they took MDMA, 202 ended up in hospital Global Drug Survey

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week Dark Web

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week

A new report shows interest in ‘traditional’ drugs is falling.

From The42 Joy for Cork youngster as Preston promoted to the Championship Ecstasy

Joy for Cork youngster as Preston promoted to the Championship

Jermaine Beckford hit a hat-trick, while Paul Huntington was also on target in a comfortable win.

From TheJournal.ie Normal service resumed: Gardaí seize 'Blue Ghost' pills worth €380k Ecstasy

Normal service resumed: Gardaí seize 'Blue Ghost' pills worth €380k

The seizure was made in Clondalkin in West Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie E's are gone: Michael D has signed that emergency law, making loads of drugs illegal (again) We All Partied

E's are gone: Michael D has signed that emergency law, making loads of drugs illegal (again)

Ecstasy, ketamine, magic mushrooms and crystal meth (etc. etc.) will be illegal to possess once again, from midnight.

The 8 most embarrassing international headlines about #YokeGate

We’d like to think they’re laughing with us, not at us.

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after 'taking legal yips'

That’s what Blindboy Boatclub says, anyway.

From TheJournal.ie The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after taking 'legal ecstasy'... Rubberbandits

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after taking 'legal ecstasy'...

The Limerick duo’s Blindboy Boatclub told Twitter that he planned to do the interview while under the influence.

From TheJournal.ie The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it Over To You

The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan made a big call today.

From TheJournal.ie Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow? The Drugs Don't Work

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?

Emergency legislation is needed after a court ruling this morning. Here’s what happened…

From TheJournal.ie Police urge people with dangerous Superman drugs to hand them in Amnesty

Police urge people with dangerous Superman drugs to hand them in

The drugs are believed to have been the cause of at least three deaths so far.

From TheJournal.ie 'Superman' ecstasy tablets worth €1.2 million seized in Dublin Pills

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

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

CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets

The Crazy and F**k You singer has pleaded no contest to drug charges.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court over €500k ecstasy haul West Dublin

Man due in court over €500k ecstasy haul

A total of five people were arrested, following a sweep of six addresses across Dublin on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest five after €500k ecstasy seizure in Dublin Drugs

Gardaí arrest five after €500k ecstasy seizure in Dublin

Equipment, chemicals and 50,000 tablets were found in a series of searches.

From TheJournal.ie Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently Survey

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

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