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#misuse of drugs act

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Saturday 2 December, 2017

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

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

The government just outlawed four popular 'designer' drugs

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Friday 22 July, 2016

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

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Richard Boyd Barrett has just 'dabbed' in the Dáil

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Thursday 23 June, 2016

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

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Saturday 18 June, 2016

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

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

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

It’s probably best not to take any chances.

# misuse-of-drugs-act - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug

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