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Irish teens using less drink and drugs, report finds

A new report on alcohol and drug consumption by 15 and 16 year olds across Europe has indicated a drop in drink and drug use by Irish teenagers since 2007.

31st May, 2012

A new report on alcohol and drug consumption by 15 and 16 year olds across Europe has indicated a drop in drink and drug use by Irish teenagers since 2007.

The survey was carried out last year by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction; full comparative figures were not supplied but changes from 2007 were shown. In no category was there any increase for Ireland.

The report showed 40 per cent of students of this age...

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