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# citizens assembly on drugs

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'Sustained increase' in overdose deaths in recent years, Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use hears
Lyons said that since 2017 there has been a “sustained increase” in poisoning deaths, which is not attributable to factors such as population growth.
Report on young people's attitudes towards drugs calls for decriminalisation
47% of the young people surveyed thought that treatment and support was the solution to drug abuse.
Poll: Do you think drugs should be decriminalised?
The Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs will convene this weekend.
Paul Reid is 'pragmatic' about the criticism of his role as Chair of Citizens' Assembly on Drugs
A number of politicians have questioned the appointment.
Former head of the HSE Paul Reid has been appointed to lead the Citizens' Assembly on Drugs
Reid was head of the HSE until last year.
Citizens' Assembly will examine State response to illegal drugs and report back by end of year
Cabinet this morning agreed to begin the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs in April.
Opinion: We as legislators must be brave and make difficult decisions regarding drug laws
Fianna Fáil’s Paul McAuliffe says we cannot consider drug laws without understanding the trauma behind drug use.