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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020

Feb 7th 2020, 1:45 PM 20,835 Views 33 Comments

We’ve asked the parties their stance on topics such as decriminalisation and how they would tackle drug-related crime.

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one
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Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one

Nov 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,434 Views 52 Comments

The Minister for Health says that the government must and will shoulder its responsibilities in this area.

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing
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'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing

Mar 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,544 Views 31 Comments

Local politicians have called for clarity on what gardai are supposed to do.

A series of setbacks means Dublin probably won't be getting supervised injecting centres any time soon
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A series of setbacks means Dublin probably won't be getting supervised injecting centres any time soon

Dec 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 15,340 Views 55 Comments

The centres have been a part of government drug policy for a number of years.

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead
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'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead

May 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 24,750 Views 95 Comments

The proposed bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas today.

'A place to rest, a place to chat - a safe harbour': Injecting centres get Cabinet approval
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'A place to rest, a place to chat - a safe harbour': Injecting centres get Cabinet approval

Feb 7th 2017, 2:02 PM 17,674 Views 83 Comments

The first pilot centre is expected to be opened in Dublin in the autumn.

'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'
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'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'

Nov 30th 2016, 3:23 PM 11,917 Views 24 Comments

An Oireachtas Health Committee is hearing submissions in relation to medically supervised injecting centres.

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal
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# Misuse Of Drugs Act

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:03 AM 32,373 Views 51 Comments

The Misuse of Drugs Bill 2016 passed through the Dáil yesterday.

Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres?
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Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres?

Jun 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,034 Views 28 Comments

A new Misuse of Drugs Bill brought to government this week contains no mention of the centres.

Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed
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Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed

Mar 27th 2016, 8:30 PM 32,513 Views 52 Comments

The warning has come from the outgoing Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

Ask The Expert: 'Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point'
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Ask The Expert: 'Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point'

May 5th 2015, 12:58 PM 33,086 Views 80 Comments

The Ana Liffey Drug Project’s director dropped in to the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce prescription heroin?
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Poll: Should Ireland introduce prescription heroin?

Feb 20th 2012, 10:06 AM 6,000 Views 85 Comments

Senator John Crown has said that heroin could be given under clean, supervised circumstances to remove addicts from the streets and reduce criminality. Do you agree?