Eight out of 10 “positive” stop-and-searches carried out by police in Dundee in the first half of the year lead to the seizure of drugs.
A Dundee drugs charity is to help people with substance misuse problems by speaking to them in GP surgeries, homeless shelters and chemists.
Police have seized drugs with an estimated street value of £768,000 in Dundee in less than four months following a number of high-value raids in the city.
A drugs charity boss has blasted “mindless” vandals who have wrecked a polytunnel used to aid the recovery of addicts.
“Bucketloads” of fake Valium tablets costing as little as 20p each are flooding into Dundee from Liverpool – and it’s claimed they are being sold openly in the city centre.
A drugs worker has warned of a “significant” rise in the purity of cocaine circulating in the city – which he said could lead to an increase in the number of drug-related deaths.
Potentially deadly fake Valium has been changing hands on the streets of Dundee for as little as 20p a pill.
Drugs charities in Dundee have described suspected drugs overdoses in the city as a “dreadful start to the year”.
Evidence of cocaine has been found in some of Dundee’s best-known public buildings, the Tele can reveal.
The boss of a drug and alcohol treatment group says it is “raring to go” in 2018 after a “really successful year”.
A Dundee drugs charity boss has welcomed moves to set up a new commission in the city to tackle substance abuse.
A Dundee drugs worker fears that soon “one person a week” may die from an overdose.
More than 30 people are suspected to have died from drugs in Dundee in the last six months.
Taking up to 30 street Valium tablets a day isn’t unusual for Dundee woman Leanne Gunning.
A Dundee drugs worker has warned that a highly potent opiate which is up to 100 times as strong as heroin could lead to overdoses in the city.
More drug users over the age of 35 die in Dundee than in any other part of Scotland.
A Dundee man has made a desperate plea to others to stay away from drugs, as he described how he has “lost 20 years of his life” through addiction.
The number of methadone prescriptions dished out in Tayside has dropped for the second year running, according to new figures.