Nearly two million older people are on seven or more prescription medicines and at risk of side effects which could be severe or life threatening, it is claimed.
School pupils who have recently smoked, drunk alcohol and taken drugs are more likely to be unhappy, new figures have revealed.
In response to Hard Grafter’s letter on July 30 in which drug addicts were referred to as “parasites”.
Actor Brian Cox has said decriminalisation may be the best way of reducing the number of drug-related fatalities in his home city of Dundee.
Marc Khan, of Callender Gardens, had sentence deferred for producing cannabis in his home.
Four British men have been arrested in Australia and New Zealand following a drugs operation targeting a UK organised crime syndicate.
Middle-aged people are more likely to die from a fatal dose of drugs or suicide than any other generation, analysis suggests.
Armed police arrested a man on suspicion of drug offences in Camden this afternoon.
Police have seized drugs including amphetamine, diazepam and cannabis during raids in Dundee and Forfar today.
A horrified mum and her three young children came face-to-face with a woman apparently hiding drugs on her person outside their front door.
Dundee's highest rate of deaths on record is a “clear” sign that treatment services to be examined in the city, Joe FitzPatrick says.
The image of a man lying with a needle in his hand in broad daylight is a sign Scotland needs to “do more” to support drug users, the public health minister says.
Council leader John Alexander has issued a frank response to shocking pictures of a man collapsed in the street with a needle in his hand – and insisted more must be done to tackle drugs.
This is the shocking image seen by shoppers on Bank Street – a stone’s throw from one of the city’s main thoroughfares.
Drug workers concerned about the rise in overdose deaths in Dundee could set up rogue safe consumption rooms to tackle rising fatalities, Canadian experts say.
Scotland faces a series of “significant challenges” in its fight against drug deaths that need to be tackled swiftly, an expert has urged.
Foreign drug workers have praised Scotland’s roll-out of an anti-overdose jab that was only made possible by a writ issued by the country’s top legal officer.
Name a country plagued with a spiralling drug death toll, dirty needles lining the streets and families mourning loved ones lost to substances.
A woman caught with almost £5,000 worth of heroin down her trousers has been jailed.
A teenager’s growing drug empire was smashed by police after a schoolgirl was rushed to hospital.