The number of drug deaths in Dundee linked to etizolam has risen by more than 500%.
The rate of drug deaths in Scotland is the highest in Europe and numbers are still on the rise, an official report has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned Scotland is facing a drugs “emergency”, as she called again for powers to deal with the problem to be devolved to Holyrood.
The commission set up to examine drug deaths in Dundee has issued a final call for evidence as it prepares to issue its first report this summer.
A new study suggests the number of the city’s problem drug users has fallen for the first time in a decade.
The human rights of drug users being treated for addiction are not being respected, Dundee’s drugs commission has heard.
The commission set up to address drug deaths in Dundee has been told that unique approaches for women need to be considered to better tackle issues that lead to overdoses.
Support charity Addaction is to hold a special event today to mark International Overdose Awareness Day – and is inviting locals to get involved.
Dundee City Council must reduce the number of drug deaths, build more new houses and improve exam results for looked after children, according to the authority’s annual report card.
The View singer Kyle Falconer has revealed he lost a friend from Dundee to drugs just weeks ago.
Legalising all drugs is the only way for Dundee to tackle its growing addiction problem, according to a campaigner.