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#illicit drugs

# illicit-drugs - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Should drugs be decriminalised for personal use? Voters are split on the issue

A new poll found that a large proportion of voters would back the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

# illicit-drugs - Monday 8 May, 2017

Irish Pharmacy Union calls for decriminalisation of drugs for personal use

The idea of decriminalising drugs – once considered taboo – has been gaining support in recent years.

# illicit-drugs - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis

A Europe-wide study founf that Ireland, relative to other countries, has a small number of drug seizures each year – between one and ten thousand a year.