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From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group' Drugs

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites Harm Reduction

Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites

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

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy' Harm Reduction

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

The tweet was quickly deleted after criticism online.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work' Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Doctor's corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use Harm Reduction

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

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?