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#misuse of drugs act

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

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 15,356 Views 55 Comments

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

The government just outlawed four popular 'designer' drugs
# Misuse Of Drugs Act
# Misuse Of Drugs Act

The government just outlawed four popular 'designer' drugs

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:45 PM 26,867 Views 40 Comments

Drugs including ‘Blow’, ‘Hammer Head’ and ‘Magic crystals’ have all been banned.

'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'
# Supervised Injecting Centres
# Supervised Injecting Centres

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

Nov 30th 2016, 3:23 PM 11,965 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
# Misuse Of Drugs Act
# Misuse Of Drugs Act

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:03 AM 32,779 Views 50 Comments

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

Richard Boyd Barrett has just 'dabbed' in the Dáil
# Got Da Moves
# Got Da Moves

Richard Boyd Barrett has just 'dabbed' in the Dáil

Jul 7th 2016, 8:15 PM 50,955 Views 89 Comments

The Dún Laoghaire TD was making a point about listening to young people.

Health Minister moves to make 'Z-drugs' a controlled substance in the wake of gangland murders
# Zimmos
# Zimmos

Health Minister moves to make 'Z-drugs' a controlled substance in the wake of gangland murders

Jun 23rd 2016, 4:16 PM 27,857 Views 61 Comments

The prescription sleeping pills. which are abused by heroin addicts, are extremely dangerous, he says.

Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres?
# Signs Of Withdrawal
# Signs Of Withdrawal

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

Jun 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,080 Views 28 Comments

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

"Business as usual": If gardaí find you with drugs, you'll be prosecuted
# Loophole Or No Loophole
# Loophole Or No Loophole

"Business as usual": If gardaí find you with drugs, you'll be prosecuted

Mar 11th 2015, 2:44 PM 9,831 Views 35 Comments

It’s probably best not to take any chances.

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug
# Medical Marijuana
# Medical Marijuana

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug

Feb 21st 2012, 10:19 AM 3,776 Views 55 Comments

Minister Róisín Shortall has said the Department of Health is looking at the issues involved in controlling the sale of medical marijuana products.