12th August 2008
Cuts to hit drug services
A leading drugs counsellor has warned that cutbacks in Government funding for drug services will be self-defeating and end up costing the State more in the long term.
11th August 2008
Men ignoring alcohol link to cancer
The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) called for more to be done to get the message across about the dangers of too much drink.
11th August 2008
Where the usual is very unusual.
After a snag with its licence, a Donegal hotel decided to offer something different - a booze-free bar. Could dry venues be the next big thing?
8th August 2008
Drug users support scheme expanded
A Service to help drug users in the Liffey boardwalk area of Dublin city centre has been expanded, it was announced yesterday.
6th August 2008
Ana Liffey Drug Project Announces Expansion Of Service In Dublin 1
The Ana Liffey Drug Project (ALDP), today, Wednesday August 6th 2008, is delighted to announce details of expanded day services due to funding provided by the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.
5th August 2008
Research project to reveal structure of drugs market
A significant piece of research will for the first time provide a detailed “map” of the structure of the drugs market in Ireland.
4th August 2008
Legalising drugs will not curb violence to the psyche.
The real horror of drugs stems not from gangs selling them, but from their effects on users.
1st August 2008
Garda chief asks public for help on deadly drug
Garda Commissioner Fachtna Murphy has pleaded with the public to help the force deal with the “scourge”” of ““crystal meth””
29th July 2008
History shows illegal drugs are not a recent problem
Illicit substances have been in demand here for at least 350 years; no legal measures have ever made a difference.
25th July 2008
Mobile Users ‘Hunt’ Alcohol Vendors
Officials in southern Russia’s Krasnodar region have come up with a novel way to fight underage drinking - have underage customers report alcohol vendors. A local ad is encouraging youngsters - with the help of their mobile phones - to record vendors selling alcohol to underage customers. The reward: 100 rubles.