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# national-drugs-strategy - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Nurse to be appointed to National Oversight Committee on Drugs after row over membership
# Addiction
# Addiction

Nurse to be appointed to National Oversight Committee on Drugs after row over membership

Feb 19th 2022, 1:00 PM 13,557 Views 0 Comments

A nursing group specialising in addiction was removed from the committee in December.

# national-drugs-strategy - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Lynn Ruane: Prohibition has never worked anywhere, and it never will
# The War On Drugs
# The War On Drugs

Lynn Ruane: Prohibition has never worked anywhere, and it never will

Jan 22nd 2022, 9:00 AM 23,825 Views 50 Comments

The independent senator says successive governments have failed to truly address the issue of drug use in Ireland.

# national-drugs-strategy - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'Communities are being devastated': Campaigners call for local drugs Task Forces to be 'at the heart' of national strategy
# CITYWIDE DRUGS CAMPAIGN
# CITYWIDE DRUGS CAMPAIGN

'Communities are being devastated': Campaigners call for local drugs Task Forces to be 'at the heart' of national strategy

Oct 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,643 Views 20 Comments

Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign have said local Task Forces are not included in decision-making with the HSE.

# national-drugs-strategy - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals

Aug 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,545 Views 18 Comments

A senior HSE doctor has outlined a number of ways drug-testing could be introduced in Ireland.

# national-drugs-strategy - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'It does not make sense': Concerns over reports that Government will continue to criminalise drug use
# National Drugs Strategy
# National Drugs Strategy

'It does not make sense': Concerns over reports that Government will continue to criminalise drug use

Mar 27th 2019, 12:18 PM 10,763 Views 35 Comments

A working group on drug possession is expected to report to the Government in coming weeks.

# national-drugs-strategy - Saturday 22 July, 2017

LGBTI: 'We are pleased to see chemsex included in the National Drugs Strategy'
# National Drugs Strategy
# National Drugs Strategy

LGBTI: 'We are pleased to see chemsex included in the National Drugs Strategy'

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:30 AM 10,457 Views 48 Comments

The government now needs to properly resource the commitments they have made on paper, writes Adam Shanley.

# national-drugs-strategy - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Levels of illegal drug use within Ireland are on the rise
# National Drugs Strategy
# National Drugs Strategy

Levels of illegal drug use within Ireland are on the rise

Nov 9th 2016, 6:10 AM 10,491 Views 4 Comments

Men and those aged between 15 and 24 have the highest recent use of illegal drugs according to the results of an all-Ireland drug use survey.