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Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

The call has been made by people involved in providing services for drug users.

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THE DIRECTOR OF the Ana Liffey project has said that supervised injecting centres should be introduced for drug users.

Tony Duffin said that the medically-supervised centres would allow people inject legally obtained drugs in a clinical setting.

Fr Peter McVerry agreed, saying that the centres could help Dublin with its problem of unsafe disposal and public use of needles.

We want to know what you think: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

Poll Results:

Yes (2569)
No (1283)
I don't know (323)

Read: Calls for supervised injecting centres as ‘far more people die from overdose than on Irish roads’>

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