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# addicts - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

# addicts - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Here's what the drugs minister means by 'Supervised Injection Centres'

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has been speaking about his forthcoming drugs strategy this morning.

# addicts - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?

Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh would support their introduction on a pilot basis.

# addicts - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin - would you agree with that? Addiction This post contains a poll

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin - would you agree with that?

Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said he will be attempting to bring forward legislation to introduce them this year.

# addicts - Friday 6 March, 2015

Cork's heroin problem is 'an on-going battle'

There has been a surge in the number of heroin addicts over the past decade.

# addicts - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets

Scheme targets anti-social behaviour of groups of alcoholics in main park – but is it successful?

# addicts - Monday 10 December, 2012

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs

A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.

# addicts - Monday 20 February, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland introduce prescription heroin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce prescription heroin?

Senator John Crown has said that heroin could be given under clean, supervised circumstances to remove addicts from the streets and reduce criminality. Do you agree?