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From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK? Podcast

The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?

We look at what chemsex is, and the role the drugs GHB and crystal meth play in it.

From TheJournal.ie 'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Chemsex

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Exclusive

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

From TheJournal.ie How crystal meth has started to take hold in Australia's wild outback Ice Freezes Over

How crystal meth has started to take hold in Australia's wild outback

About 2% of the entire country is estimated to use the drug.

From TheJournal.ie Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it's like Breaking Bad out there Addiction

Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it's like Breaking Bad out there

As far back as 2012 Father Peter McVerry was warning that the drug was going to ravage areas in Ireland like it has done in the US.

Couple attempt to tip their waitress with some crystal meth

At least they remembered to tip?

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated headlines worldwide today…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Meth is not glamorous – and nobody is immune to the tragedies it brings Opinion

Column: Meth is not glamorous – and nobody is immune to the tragedies it brings

I dabbled with drugs on a social basis and thought I was in control; but that was before trying crystal meth. The drug stripped away everything I believed about myself as a person, exposing me to dangers and tragedies I would never have imagined.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Welcome to the long weekend. Here are nine things to know as you get started.

From TheJournal.ie Crystal meth: The side effects of Breaking Bad in Ireland Breaking Bad

Crystal meth: The side effects of Breaking Bad in Ireland

“Crystal meth has ravaged whole communities in the US and the same is happening in Ireland,” said Fr Peter McVerry.

So, you can order the crystal meth from Breaking Bad

The props are for sale from a bakery in New Mexico.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists warned over use of cough syrup to make crystal meth Breaking Bad

Pharmacists warned over use of cough syrup to make crystal meth

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland has advised members to be cautious about people who ask for significant quantities of medicines.

From TheJournal.ie South African woman executed in China China

South African woman executed in China

Janice Bronwyn Linden was executed after being convicted for smuggling drugs into China – despite an appeal for clemency from the South African president.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Customs make crystal meth seizure worth €250k at Dublin Airport Seizure

Customs make crystal meth seizure worth €250k at Dublin Airport

Officers also seized €9,500 in cash in separate operation at the capital’s airport yesterday.