19th March 2008
Warning over solvent chemicals used in recreational drugs
Warnings have been issued over the use of chemicals, commonly found in solvents, as a recreational drug.
14th March 2008
New Podcast Available: Court Appointed Drug Education
This episode focuses on recent research findings into the effectiveness of court appointed drug education in Ireland.
13th March 2008
Concerned it could become the new marijuana, lawmakers consider regulating salvia.
As soon as we make one drug illegal, kids start looking around for other drugs they can buy legally. This is just the next one,” said Florida state Rep. Mary Brandenburg
12th March 2008
Supermarkets offer cut-price alcohol deals despite backlash
Supermarkets are discounting alcoholic drinks by as much as 50% ahead of the St Patrick’s weekend despite a growing backlash against Ireland’s drink culture.
11th March 2008
Tabor Lodge Annual Seminar
Beyond Trauma. A healing Journey for Women. May 21st & 22nd 2008.
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.