The number of call outs to needle-strewn streets in Aberdeen has decreased by 7% in a year.
The number of prisoners developing a drug problem behind bars has more than doubled in the last five years, research suggests.
An Argyll drug dealer caught with cocaine and heroin worth nearly £5,000 was jailed for two years at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday.
A teenager has admitted supplying a schoolgirl with ecstasy - handing her the bag of drugs in a phone box.
Seven members of a drugs gang who supplied at least a tonne of high-purity cocaine worth up to £70 million to dealers around the M25 have been jailed for a total of 111 years.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged after heroin and crack cocaine with an estimated street value of more than £12,000 was recovered in Aberdeen.
An Aberdeen football coach has revealed the game helped her beat years of drug addiction.
Five people have appeared in court after police swooped on properties across the north-east and seized about £36,000 of Class A drugs over the weekend.
Drugs worth more than £36,000 have been seized by police during three separate raids in the north-east over the weekend.
A 20-year-old whose life was "fraught" with hardship was lured to a Peterhead drug operation by a London gang, a court has heard.
Almost five school children a month across the north and north-east are being disciplined for either possessing or taking drugs in school.
Three men from Kilmarnock have appeared in court in connection with the recovery of almost £5,000 of drugs at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal.
Three arrested as police seize cocaine and cannabis bound for Orkney and Shetland at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Three people have been arrested and charged after drugs worth an estimated £4,600 were recovered at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal.
New drug detection dogs have been deployed on the railways in a bid to disrupt so-called county lines drug operations, according to British Transport Police (BTP).
Safe consumption rooms where illicit drugs are effectively decriminalised should be rolled out in Scotland to reduce the country’s drug-related death rate, an SNP MP has argued.
Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with alleged drug offences in the Stonehaven area.
Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with alleged drug offences after cocaine and heroin were seized in Inverness.
The Russian flag and national anthem have been banned from next year’s Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years.
A man from Cumbria was caught trying to smuggle more than £40,000 of heroin into Aberdeenshire.
A Moray mum who became involved in the drugs trade after criminals threatened her children has been jailed for keeping more than £300,000 of narcotics in her home.
An Aberdeen mum who was caught growing her own cannabis in a bedroom told police she did it to avoid dealing with “bams”.
The number of drug poisoning cases handled by hospitals in England has risen for the third year in a row, new figures show.
Scotland's top cop has revealed the north-east is the country's capital for metropolitan gangs smuggling drugs.
Europeans are spending more than 30 billion euros (£25 billion) each year on drugs with the UK among the five countries with the greatest demand for heroin, research has suggested.
Police in Aberdeen have recovered class A and B drugs with an estimated street value of £37,000 at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal.
A man who was found with cannabis and more than £1,300 in cash in his car has been jailed for 16 months.
Two people have been charged after £2,000 worth of controlled drugs were recovered in Aberdeenshire.
A teenager who was banned from entering Scotland has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after being found in Moray by police.
Police searched for a dangerous driver for hours along a 100-mile stretch of one of Scotland’s busiest roads.
A Moray mother-of-two who was caught with drugs worth more than £300,000 became involved in the illegal trade after criminals threatened to harm her children, a court has heard.
A drug dealer has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after his bid to flood an island community with cannabis was thwarted by police.
Kevin Ricky McGarvey, of Cuminestown, appeared in private at Peterhead Sheriff Court on a petition alleging two charges relating to the production and supply of controlled drugs. The 30-year-old made no plea and was committed for further examination and granted bail. He will make a second appearance at court next week.