More needs to be done to tackle drug use at HMP Perth, Scotland’s chief prison inspector has said.
EXCLUSIVE: Salvation Army launches probe as whistleblower claims ‘staff supply and turn blind eye to drugs’
The Salvation Army is to investigate claims a member of staff dealt drugs to residents at one of its Dundee homeless units.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been accused of putting “party political dogma ahead of people’s lives” with his refusal to allow a safe injecting room to be set up in Scotland’s largest city.
Rules that allow soldiers who have been kicked out of the Army for taking illegal drugs to apply to rejoin after only two years are a “step too far”, a prominent veteran has said.
A drug dealer who trafficked three children including a teenage girl to use in a “county lines” crack and heroin selling ring has been jailed for 14 years after a landmark prosecution.
An addiction support group has held its first community cafe night.
Drugs with a street value of £750,000 have been seized by police.
Paul Gascoigne’s nephew suffered mental health problems from childhood and medicated himself with drugs he bought from the internet, his mother said in a statement to his inquest after he died from an overdose aged 22.
A drug dealer caught producing cannabis and supplying cocaine has been jailed.
Four men who admitted being involved in supplying more than £1.72 million worth of drugs have been jailed.
A teenager who set himself up as a drug dealer aged just 16 has been locked up for 22 months.
Drug companies took advantage of a shortage of medicines to boost their prices, a study suggests.
A knife, syringes and drugs paraphernalia have been found dumped in a “disgraceful” city close.
A man has today been sentenced to prison for drug supply after 11,000 ecstasy tablets were found in a car.
Two men have been charged with drugs offences after £350,000 worth of heroin was recovered from an address in Dundee.
A 19-year-old woman and 22-year-old man are in a critical condition in hospital after suffering suspected MDMA overdoses at a festival, police said.
Cannabis with an estimated street value of £500,000 has been seized by police.
Wojciech Wojciechowski, 31, has admitted committing drugs offences at his former home in Dundee.
A man in his forties has been arrested after cannabis and cocaine worth £100,000 was seized in Newtownards, Co Down.
A drugs charity marked International Overdose Awareness day with a touching tribute to those lost to addiction.