A whistleblower has offered a startling insight how north-east prisoners are getting their hands on illegal drugs, branding it an “epidemic” behind bars.
Peterhead prison officers seize more suspected drugs deliveries in last four months than all of last year
The number of packages north-east prison guards have seized on suspicion of drugs has soared in a matter of months, according to new figures.
Online drug dealing, legal highs and hundreds of new dangerous substances have created a crisis for governments, a UN expert will warn on a visit to Scotland next month.
Community leaders have slammed the “completely selfish” louts, who left discarded drug paraphernalia in the playground of a city school.
A north-east man who raked in cash for selling potentially killer legal highs has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.
A shopkeeper who became the first in Scotland to be convicted for selling so-called legal highs was locked up yesterday.
A chef has been banned from the roads after he was caught driving under the influence of legal highs.
A Scotland-wide crackdown on so-called legal highs has significantly reduced the number of users in Aberdeen since last year.
New legislation to tackle the scourge of so-called legal highs could spell the end for "head shops" in Aberdeen.
A teenager has admitted going on a drink and drug-fuelled rampage on New Years Day, during which he attacked his mother - and her parrot.
Cute 10-month-old pup left “twitching” and unable to stand after swallowing legal high on north-east beach
A 10-month-old puppy was rushed to an Aberdeenshire vets "twitching and unable to stand" after swallowing a legal high on a nearby beach.
An Aberdeen man whose life was ruined by legal highs has praised the charity that helped him get back on track.
Health and police chiefs in the Highlands have issued a fresh warning over the rising use of potentially dangerous so-called "legal highs".
A north-east teenager has revealed that he has been threatened after posting messages about illicit legal high meet-ups in Fraserburgh.
Youngsters in a north-east port are using a smartphone app to arrange drug and legal high sessions.
Criminal gangs in China are supplying illegal psychoactive substances to the black market in Scotland, an investigation has found.
Police Scotland has admitted it has no idea how many legal highs are confiscated each year.
A north-east safety group is backing new powers for Trading Standards Scotland to tackle legal highs on the high street.
Council chiefs in Aberdeen have adopted a new tactic in their battle to crack down on so-called "legal high" shops in the city.
An Aberdeen chef has criticised council chiefs after they tried to charge him £100 to pick up drug paraphernalia that was littering a city street.
A TEENAGER who had been snorting legal highs believed he was in an arcade game when he threatened a woman and demanded her phone.
An Aberdeen MSP has written to UK and Scottish Government ministers seeking answers about the "extremely worrying" rise in legal highs shops in the north-east.
A "furore" has broken out in an Aberdeen community over what appears to be a new legal high outlet setting up shop.
A shop linked to the trade in legal highs has opened in Aberdeen city-centre, just weeks after its owners' previous store was closed by police.
Safety campaigners have heralded the launch of a legal highs awareness campaign in Peterhead as a success.
A campaign to warn youngsters about "evil" legal highs has been launched in Peterhead.
An Aberdeen shop selling legal highs has become the first in Scotland to be shut down.
An Aberdeen shop selling legal highs has been forced to shut down after it was issued with a closure order.
Parents are being asked to attend an event on the dangers of legal highs in Aberdeen amid an increase in problem cases.
A Fraserburgh police officer has hailed efforts to warn youngsters away from the lure of legal highs.
Researchers are being offered up to £96,000 to study the prevalence and effects of legal highs on vulnerable people.
A Fraserburgh police officer has launched an innovative new campaign to steer the town's young people away from the dangers of legal highs.