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#recreational drugs

# recreational-drugs - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?
# Recreational Drugs
# Recreational Drugs

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?

Sep 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,826 Views 53 Comments

We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.

# recreational-drugs - Friday 14 September, 2018

'The invisible line': When a recreational drug habit becomes an addiction
# Chasing The Normal
# Chasing The Normal

'The invisible line': When a recreational drug habit becomes an addiction

Sep 14th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,410 Views 14 Comments

A significant proportion of the population have experimented with drugs and for some this has been life-changing.

# recreational-drugs - Thursday 13 September, 2018

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers
# Opioids
# Opioids

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers

Sep 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 24,835 Views 30 Comments

The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.

# recreational-drugs - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

Sep 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 125,267 Views 65 Comments

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

# recreational-drugs - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law
# The Small Stuff
# The Small Stuff

How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law

Sep 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,928 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí say young people who have never been in trouble with the law find it hard to understand that a normal part of their social lives is actually a serious criminal offence.

# recreational-drugs - Monday 10 September, 2018

'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'
# Recreational Drugs
# Recreational Drugs

'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'

Sep 10th 2018, 12:10 AM 36,800 Views 84 Comments

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?
# The Stats
# The Stats

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?

Sep 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 59,306 Views 54 Comments

For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.

# recreational-drugs - Sunday 12 November, 2017

€200 million spent a year: How Ireland's recreational drug users are keeping the cartels in business
# Recreational Drugs
# Recreational Drugs

€200 million spent a year: How Ireland's recreational drug users are keeping the cartels in business

Nov 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 29,678 Views 82 Comments

It is estimated that there are at least 20 million drug deals annually.

# recreational-drugs - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

British politician announces he uses poppers during debate on "legal highs" ban
# Blunt Talk
# Blunt Talk

British politician announces he uses poppers during debate on "legal highs" ban

Jan 20th 2016, 8:47 PM 20,328 Views 30 Comments

Crispin Blunt was speaking against a proposed ban on the recreational drug, which is popular among gay men.

# recreational-drugs - Monday 17 November, 2014

What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know
# GDS2015
# GDS2015

What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know

Nov 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,220 Views 9 Comments

TheJournal.ie is a media partner with an international project to gather judgement-free and confidential information on drug use.

# recreational-drugs - Monday 27 June, 2011

Outlawed 'headshop' drugs still available at online stores
# Drugs
# Drugs

Outlawed 'headshop' drugs still available at online stores

Jun 27th 2011, 11:14 AM 839 Views 6 Comments

Users reported the banned substances, which are being shipped here by online retailers, can cause memory loss and blackouts.