The SNP has unanimously backed a call for control over drugs laws to be devolved to Scotland, to allow for the “decriminalisation of possession and consumption of controlled drugs”.
Drugs worth an estimated £1.1m have been seized by officers from the Greater Glasgow Division.
A record number of people took Class A drugs in the last year amid a rise in the use of cocaine and ecstasy, according to official figures.
Drug-related deaths in Wales are at their highest levels on record, according to a new report.
The Scottish Government has been urged to officially call a public health emergency in response to the number of drugs deaths in Scotland.
Two men have been charged after a yacht carrying cocaine with a street value of approximately £60 million was seized off the Welsh coast.
Six people have been arrested after a yacht believed to be carrying cocaine with an estimated street value of £60 million was seized off the Welsh coast.
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.
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.