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No ‘magic drug circle’ but gardaí will use ‘discretion’ outside city injection centres

Supervised injection centres are on the way to Dublin but local councillors said they are concerned that they will be a nightmare to police, and that they fear users will be able to possess heroin without the prospect of prosecution.

Elected representatives, as well as senior gardaí, said there would have to be compromise and discretion when it came to possession of drug laws if the centre is to be successful.

Concerns were raised yesterday at Dublin City Council’s Joint Policing Committee – a quarterly meeting where policing issues are raised by councillors from all areas of the city.

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Source: Garreth MacNamee, The Journal.ie, 13/09/17 

Posted by drugs.ie on 09/13 at 08:38 AM in
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