An MSP demanded more action from the Scottish Government to combat drugs deaths after it emerged less than half of Scotland’s users receive treatment.
Tayside’s new police commander has made reducing drugs deaths his top priority.
The UK Government has been accused of stalling over its appointment of a “recovery champion” in the wake of shocking drugs death figures in Scotland.
Three people are dying every week in Tayside and Fife because of drug misuse, a shocking report reveals.
Nearly 500 children in Scotland lost a parent to drugs in a year, a shock report reveals.
Holyrood has supported the opening of shooting galleries in Scotland where addicts can inject hard drugs.
Nicola Sturgeon was urged to intervene in the “human crisis” of drug abuse in Dundee.
Fears have been raised Dundee could be in line for its worst year ever for drugs deaths after 12 suspected cases were recorded in the city last month alone.
Eradicating heroin will be key to regenerating Levenmouth, a local councillor has claimed.