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# injecting-centres - Friday 7 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020

Feb 7th 2020, 1:45 PM 20,352 Views 33 Comments

We’ve asked the parties their stance on topics such as decriminalisation and how they would tackle drug-related crime.

# injecting-centres - Monday 18 November, 2019

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one

Nov 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,429 Views 52 Comments

The Minister for Health says that the government must and will shoulder its responsibilities in this area.

# injecting-centres - Monday 5 March, 2018

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing
# Injecting Centres
# Injecting Centres

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing

Mar 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,526 Views 31 Comments

Local politicians have called for clarity on what gardai are supposed to do.

# injecting-centres - Saturday 2 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 15,335 Views 55 Comments

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

# injecting-centres - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead
# Drug Abuse
# Drug Abuse

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead

May 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 24,722 Views 95 Comments

The proposed bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas today.

# injecting-centres - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'A place to rest, a place to chat - a safe harbour': Injecting centres get Cabinet approval
# Addiction
# Addiction

'A place to rest, a place to chat - a safe harbour': Injecting centres get Cabinet approval

Feb 7th 2017, 2:02 PM 17,668 Views 83 Comments

The first pilot centre is expected to be opened in Dublin in the autumn.

# injecting-centres - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'
# Supervised Injecting Centres
# Supervised Injecting Centres

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

Nov 30th 2016, 3:23 PM 11,913 Views 24 Comments

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

# injecting-centres - Friday 22 July, 2016

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal
# Misuse Of Drugs Act
# Misuse Of Drugs Act

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:03 AM 32,331 Views 53 Comments

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

# injecting-centres - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres?
# Signs Of Withdrawal
# Signs Of Withdrawal

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

Jun 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,028 Views 28 Comments

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

# injecting-centres - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed
# Drugs
# Drugs

Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed

Mar 27th 2016, 8:30 PM 32,510 Views 52 Comments

The warning has come from the outgoing Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# injecting-centres - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ask The Expert: 'Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point'
# Your Questions
# Your Questions

Ask The Expert: 'Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point'

May 5th 2015, 12:58 PM 33,078 Views 80 Comments

The Ana Liffey Drug Project’s director dropped in to the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

# injecting-centres - Monday 20 February, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland introduce prescription heroin?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland introduce prescription heroin?

Feb 20th 2012, 10:06 AM 5,996 Views 85 Comments

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?