Cathal Mac Coille: Inaction on injection centres just kicks the can down the road
Fully four years after the Oireachtas backed the setting-up of supervised drug injection centres, not one of them has opened
The debate on decriminalising the possession of illegal drugs for personal use is far from over, as a survey published by the Health Research Board last month made very clear.
Its national drug and alcohol survey for 2019-20 revealed that while 88 per cent of those questioned were in favour of permitting use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, only 26 per cent favoured legalisation for recreational use.
The issue is just one of many controversial choices which...
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Nadine O’Regan: It’s time we silenced our inner critics
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