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# Dependency

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# Dependency
The average person in alcohol treatment in Ireland is 41, male and started drinking at 16
The Health Research Board has published new figures on alcohol use between 2009 and 2015.
# TechKnowHow
This is why we find smartphone apps so addictive
They’re easy to download, but why are they so hard to delete?
# Drugs
Cannabis 'by far' most commonly used illegal drug worldwide
However the study in The Lancet found that opioids – such as heroin – are the biggest cause of death and illness of all illicit drugs.
# HRB
Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report
A new study into problem drug use in Ireland has found that the number of cases reporting cannabis as their main problem substance has increased significantly.