THE first person to be convicted in Scotland of dealing in mephedrone has been sentenced to 200 hours community service.
POLICE have seized a £500,000 haul of the recently banned drug mephedrone at an airport – the biggest amount captured in Scotland.
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THREE men – two in Aberdeen and one in Edinburgh – have become the first people in Scotland to be arrested in connection with the new ban on the drug mephedrone, popularly known as "M-Cat" or "bubbles".
GOVERNMENT ministers are determined to implement a ban on the dance drug mephedrone despite the resignation of a second adviser over the issue.
ANOTHER government drug adviser quit yesterday, claiming plans to ban "legal high" dance-drug mephedrone – also known as bubbles or meow-meow – were rushed through due to political pressure.
PARTY-goers who regularly use mephedrone may be increasing their chances of suffering from impotence.
A SCHOOL has excluded two teenage girls from classes after they were found to be using mephedrone.
DANCE drug mephedrone will be banned within weeks, Home Secretary Alan Johnson announced last night.
CHINESE chemical factories are planning to outsmart the British authorities by providing more "legal highs" if the government bans mephedrone as expected.
A BAN on the so-called legal-high drug mephedrone is expected to be recommended by government advisers tomorrow.
T IN the Park organisers have banned revellers from taking controversial "legal high" drug mephedrone at this year's festival, fearing a three-day binge could result in more deaths.
MEPHEDRONE should be handed out in nightclubs, the government's former drugs tsar said yesterday.
A TEENAGER is thought to have become the first person in Scotland to be convicted of driving after taking the legal-high drug mephedrone.
MEPHEDRONE is likely to be made a Class B drug, the government's chief drugs adviser indicated yesterday.
THE mother of a teenager who died after taking the "legal high" drug mephedrone today said it was "disgusting" that it was so easily available.
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