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#Injection centres

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area?

The first centre, planned for Dublin city, is still yet to open.

From TheJournal.ie 'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing Injecting Centres

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead Drug Abuse

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

The proposed bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas today.

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says Injection Centres

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland? Factcheck

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?

In three parts, FactCheck referees an argument between a Minister of State and a Dublin City Councillor over supervised injection centres. Tonight – Part One.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres' Injection Centres

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'

Plans for a bill that will establish a pilot injecting room are at an advanced stage.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs Opinion

Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs

Director of Help Not Harm, Graham de Barra, suggests we need a compassionate and evidence-based approach to drugs and addiction

From TheJournal.ie Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months Medically-supervised

Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months

There were 86 poisoning deaths in 2013 where heroin was involved.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea Column

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

From TheJournal.ie International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan Street Drugs

International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan

Such centres already exist in countries like Australia, Germany, Spain and Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?

Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh would support their introduction on a pilot basis.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts Drugs This post contains videos

Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts

Críona Ní Dhálaigh has backed an initiative that the government could legislate for in the coming months.