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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think drugs should be decriminalised?
The Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs will convene this weekend.

WITH THE CITIZENS’ Assembly on Drugs set to commence this coming weekend, concerns have been raised over the involvement of anti-cannabis campaigners.

The Citizens’ Assembly, which was agreed within the Programme for Government, is due to consider harm reduction measures that the State could take to reduce the impact of drugs on individuals, families and communities.

It is expected that the assembly will return its recommendations by the end of the year.

As things stand, we want to know how you feel about the legal status of drugs in Ireland. 

What do you think?

Poll Results:

The sale of softer drugs (e.g. cannabis) should be legalised and regulated (7366)
Drugs should be illegal (4390)
Possession of all drugs should be decriminalised (2254)
Possession of softer drugs (e.g. cannabis) should be decriminalised (1860)

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