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Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds
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Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Jul 1st 2020, 9:36 AM 21,378 Views 8 Comments

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy
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Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy

Nov 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,406 Views 39 Comments

We should decriminalise possession of drugs for personal use, writes independent senator Lynn Ruane.

Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'
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Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'

Aug 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 10,147 Views 30 Comments

The working group was first floated in 2017 and was originally expected to be up and running earlier this year.

Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites
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Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:01 AM 10,430 Views 11 Comments

Medical professionals and other volunteers will be providing advice and other help in Stradbally.

Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy'
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Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy'

Aug 9th 2018, 12:42 PM 15,777 Views 23 Comments

The tweet was quickly deleted after criticism online.

'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'
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'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'

Apr 29th 2018, 8:45 AM 62,363 Views 19 Comments

Tony Duffin the CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project reflects on 25 years of helping people who use drugs.

Doctor's corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use
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Doctor's corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use

Nov 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 1,012 Views 25 Comments

Alcohol is a drug. We have guidelines on its use aimed at reducing the long-term risk of health harms. So why not have guidelines for drugs?