4th March 2008
“Head Shop” drug BZP to be placed under control across the EU
Europe has responded today to concerns over the use of the stimulant drug BZP by nsubjecting it to ‘control measures and criminal provisions’ across the EU Member States.
29th February 2008
Point of arrest for minor drug offences highlighted as an opportunity
Press Release 29th February 2008. Download the full report and listen to an audio recording of the launch, featuring retired Justice Gillian Hussey.
26th February 2008
New Podcast Available: Addicted to Treatment
The latest drugs.ie episode features two talks, both of which were recorded at the “Addicted to Treatment”policy seminar in the Carlton Hotel, Dublin on Wednesday 13th of February 2008.
22nd February 2008
Drink and drugs can damage mens sperm, study suggests
Men should not smoke, drink or take unnecessary drugs if they are planning to become fathers to avoid causing health problems for their children, a health expert has warned.
21st February 2008
40,000 positive drug tests in prisons
Inmates in the Republic’s prisons have tested positive for drugs 40,000 times over the past three years, according to figures obtained by The Irish Times . Detection rates are as high as 75 per cent in some jails.
18th February 2008
Public Talk: Escape the Matrix: Drugs, Gangs and Rap
The UCD Islamic Society is hosts a talk with guest speaker Abdul Karim, Motivational Speaker & Media Specialist.
15th February 2008
Fight against drugs key subject at Irish-British summit.
The fight against drugs was one of the key issues on the agenda as political leaders from the Irish and British governments as well as other devolved administrations meet in Dublin this week.
14th February 2008
North Inner City Health Promotion Fund 2008
The Health Promotion Fund has been relaunched for 2008.
11th February 2008
Mixing cocaine and alcohol increases heart attack risk by 24 times
New research finds users unaware and underestimate risks of cocaine.
11th February 2008
The Party’s Over.
HSE and the Department of Community Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs launch National Public Awareness Campaign about cocaine: ‘The Party’s Over’.