Irish Mirror Comment: Bitter pill for drug barons.
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A lake of northern Italy east of Milan. Its shoreline is dotted with resorts and vineyards.
pl gardaí drug squad detectives owe themselves an extra glass of Christmas Christmas [Christ's Mass], in the Christian calendar, feast of the nativity of Jesus, celebrated in Roman Catholic and Protestant Churches on Dec. 25. In liturgical importance it ranks after Easter, Pentecost, and Epiphany (Jan. 6). cheer.
To be more accurate, hundreds of people they have saved from the scourge of ecstasy ecstasy, either of two drugs used for their euphoric effects. The original ecstasy, a so-called designer drug, also known as MDMA, is an analog of methamphetamine (see amphetamine). should be raising a glass to them.
A lot of hard and dangerous work went into the operation that took 200,000 tablets out of circulation.
Despite proof that the things are killers, they would no doubt have gone down the throats of foolish thrill-seekers and made lots of nasty people rich.
The Gardai and the staunch crusaders against the drugs menace MENACE. A threat; a declaration of an intention to cause evil to happen to another.
2. When menaces to do an injury to another have been made, the party making them may, in general, be held to bail to keep the peace; and, when followed by any inconvenience or have an uphill struggle.
The growing list of their triumphs is testimony to their dedication.