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[rte.ie] Study shows rise in cocaine use. (25 Jan 2008)

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A study by the National Advisory Committee on Drugs shows a significant rise in the number of Irish people using cocaine. The research by the National Advisory Committee on Drugs shows the number of people who have taken cocaine in their lives has increased from 3% to 5% since 2003. The report, due out today, covers the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

25th January: Minister of State with special responsibility for the National Drugs Strategy, Mr. Pat Carey, TD launches the results of a major survey commissioned by the NACD on drug prevalence.The survey, entitled Drug Use in Ireland and Northern Ireland: First Results from the 2006/2007 Drug Prevalence Survey Bulletin 1 deals with prevalence rates for key illegal drugs, such as cannabis, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin, on a lifetime, last year, and last month basis. View related Press Release.
Item Type:News
Date:25 January 2008
Subjects:B Drugs and alcohol substances > Cocaine
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use

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