A teenager who was caught driving after taking Xanax has been banned from the road for a year.
Detectives work daily to trip up the nine criminal gangs operating in the north-east – and meet monthly to think up new ways of disrupting them.
The number of north-east people killed by drugs rose during the first half of last year compared to 2017.
A woman whose sister died from an overdose has called for more to be done to help those battling addiction, as new figures show drug deaths have risen by 89% rise in the past 10 years.
A call for a review of the classification of a drug has been made by two politicians after a surge in north-east deaths.
An Aberdeen MP is to raise the topic of a deadly drug at Westminster because of an Evening Express special investigation.
An MSP has expressed his disappointment at what he claims is Holyrood inaction over a dangerous drug.
Former Aberdeen alprazolam user: ‘I want to see these tablets taken off the streets. I’ve lost too many friends’
A former Aberdeen alprazolam user today told how he turned his back on using the powerful tranquillizer after watching friends die.
A heartbroken Aberdeen woman today called on the authorities to end the scourge of a deadly drug that claimed the life of her younger sister.
Pfizer, the company behind Xanax, today said it was “alarmed” by the availability of counterfeit versions of the drug.
Five people have been charged after drugs worth £7,700 were seized in Aberdeen.
More than 1,000 prescription tablets have been seized in Aberdeen - in what officers are calling the most significant of its kind in the North-east.