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Drugs in Dundee: Evening Telegraph and Courier campaigns

2008 July 18
by Mary Munro

Update

“Douglas shop workers slam drug user plague” Evening Telegraph
“Drugs: It’s war without end” Evening Telegraph
“Heroin crackdown ‘is long-term operation'” Evening Telegraph
“Now police patrol for 24 hours in heroin city” Press and Journal

Following posted on 17.07.08

“Dundee area ‘dry’ of drugs” Courier
“Extra police tackling drug crime” BBC

Following posted on 22.06.08

“Drug court sees swift crime drop” Courier

Following posted on 19.06.08

“Recovery only first step in government programme” Courier. Article by Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Community Safety.
“New drive to cut drug death toll” Courier
“Fife police crackdown nets £1.2m of drugs” Courier
“Call for action over menace in prisons” Courier

Following posted on 05.06.08

“Back from dead” Evening Telegraph
“Plea to city landlords over ‘drug havens'” Evening Telegraph

Following posted on 02.06.08

“MSPs to talk heroin strategy with police” Evening Telegraph

Following posted on 29.05.08

“17 overdose deaths in city this year already” Evening Telegraph
“Up to 15,000 needles handed out each month” Evening Telegraph
“And heroin ‘is just the tip of the iceberg'” Evening Telegraph
“Hardly a street is free of the drug, says sheriff” Evening Telegraph

Following posted on 29.05.08

“Human misery caused by smack” Evening Telegraph
“‘People scared to leave homes'” Evening Telegraph
“‘Living in state of fear'” Evening Telegraph
“‘Addiction destroyed my family'” Evening Telegraph
“Sharing needles led to hepatitis C and Aids” Evening Telegraph
“Brought to brink by smack” Evening Telegraph
“‘Never more than a stone’s throw away'” Evening Telegraph
“Life of cravings and crime” Evening Telegraph
“Angry mum feels her son died in vain” Evening Telegraph

Following posted on 22.05.08

“City ‘not awash with heroin'” Evening Telegraph
“Heroin use ‘significant problem'” BBC

Following posted on 21.05.08

“‘Awash with drugs’: MSP calls for action” Evening Telegraph
“Top officer echoes heroin concerns” Courier

Following posted on 13.05.08

“We’re losing drugs war says top cop” Evening Telegraph

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