The number of prisoners developing a drug problem behind bars has more than doubled in the last five years, research suggests.
A drug dealer given home leave was discovered with heroin shortly after returning to Castle Huntly jail on the outskirts of Dundee.
A mum who lives in a drug-plagued tower block watched as her son narrowly avoided being struck on the head with a blood-soaked used needle.
Seven members of a drugs gang who supplied at least a tonne of high-purity cocaine worth up to £70 million to dealers around the M25 have been jailed for a total of 111 years.
Sheriff slams early release of dealer who smuggled drugs into Perth Prison shortly after being freed
A sheriff hit out at Scotland’s justice system yesterday after watching a dealer visit prison to carry out a drug drop shortly after being freed early from her own jail sentence.
A thief launched a foul-mouthed rant against a sheriff after being told he was going to jail for three months - before tumbling down the stairs at the court.
Drug deaths could be set to rise in 2019 after figures suggested almost as many people have died using illicit substances in the first 10 months of the year as in the whole of 2018.
More than 1,000 items of drug paraphernalia have been recovered from the city's streets in the last three years, new figures have revealed.
The number of babies born addicted to drugs in Tayside is on the decline.
Jennifer Croll, 40, is set to stand trial next year charged with being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug.
A woman who was caught with heroin in her possession has had her sentence deferred for reports.
New drug detection dogs have been deployed on the railways in a bid to disrupt so-called county lines drug operations, according to British Transport Police (BTP).
Safe consumption rooms where illicit drugs are effectively decriminalised should be rolled out in Scotland to reduce the country’s drug-related death rate, an SNP MP has argued.
Police Scotland have charged three people following the alleged recovery of a five-figure sum of drugs in the Inchmichael area.
Police have welcomed the prison sentences given to four men involved in the supply of heroin and cocaine in Dundee.
The Russian flag and national anthem have been banned from next year’s Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years.
An angry resident has claimed his life has become a "living nightmare" because of incessant drug use happening in his block of flats.
One of three men who are believed to have died from drugs overdoses at the weekend has been named.
The number of drug poisoning cases handled by hospitals in England has risen for the third year in a row, new figures show.
A grassroots recovery movement and an online mental health group are set to join forces under a new banner to support locals “on a new level”.