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# psychoactive - Friday 14 September, 2018

Cannabis remains most commonly used illegal drug in Ireland

Levels of drug use in Ireland have increased in recent years.

# psychoactive - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Lack of progress in forming government means delay closing 'gap' in drug law

Concerns are being raised about the lack of progress in tackling certain psychoactive substances.

# psychoactive - Sunday 15 March, 2015

New mind-altering drugs being detected at a rate of two PER WEEK

The substances are often produced in bulk by chemical companies – before being shipped to Europe by air freight, packaged and sold to consumers.

# psychoactive - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

'Designer drugs' being sold as 'bath salts' and 'spice' causing concern

UN concerned about pyschoactive substances being sold online – authorities can’t keep up with upsurge in use.

# psychoactive - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Taking new illicit drugs is like playing 'a dangerous game of roulette'

European Monitoring Centre says that 49 new drugs were discovered in the EU last year.