Hello and welcome to the weekly roundup where each Sunday we look back at some of the news items making the headlines over the past seven days.
Last Sunday a man was found with 31 pellets of cannabis in his stomach as he tried to enter the country
On Tuesday it was reported that a man caught with €2,500 worth of cannabis herb down his tracksuit avoided a prison sentence
On Wednesday it emerged that a teen threatened over €400 cannabis debt took his own life
On Thursday it emerged the new Minister of State with Responsibility for the Drug Strategy is to examine the possible decriminalisation of cannabis
On Thursday it was reported that a man who allowed his home to be used to store over €2.3 million worth of cannabis has been jailed for six and half years
On Saturday it was reported a man in Sligo had been fined €200 for cannabis possession