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#Injecting Centres

# 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

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

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

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

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'

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

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?

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

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'

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 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?

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