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Irish doctors urged to stop over-prescribing benzodiazepines and similar drugs
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Irish doctors urged to stop over-prescribing benzodiazepines and similar drugs

Sep 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 26,091 Views 36 Comments

That council has warned that over-prescriptions of the drugs is affecting the safety of Irish patients.

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin
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'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin

May 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 31,099 Views 64 Comments

What’s the day-to-day experience like for people injecting drugs in the city?

Fears 'risky new drug trend' could develop amid crackdown on prescription drugs
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Fears 'risky new drug trend' could develop amid crackdown on prescription drugs

May 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,555 Views 11 Comments

New rules tighten the restrictions around the possession of benzodiazepines and ‘z-drugs’.

Drug warning over middle-aged motorists who 'borrow' tablets and drive
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Drug warning over middle-aged motorists who 'borrow' tablets and drive

Apr 13th 2017, 12:10 AM 24,645 Views 36 Comments

New drug-driving roadside checks are starting today.

The new Minister for Drugs is planning a crackdown on 'benzos'
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The new Minister for Drugs is planning a crackdown on 'benzos'

Jun 6th 2015, 8:30 AM 14,808 Views 53 Comments

There’s been an increase in ‘polydrug’ use – taking more than one drug, including prescription pills – in recent years.

Plans to clampdown on abuse of anti-anxiety drugs ready 'within months'
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Plans to clampdown on abuse of anti-anxiety drugs ready 'within months'

Oct 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,066 Views 40 Comments

There are concerns over the growing quantity of these drugs being illegally sold.