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[Oireachtas] 122. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of drug addicts here, and the number of persons that are on the methadone treatment programme. [7423/10]. (11 Feb 2010)

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122. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of drug addicts here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. 

123. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of persons that are on the methadone treatment programme here; the cost of this programme in 2009; if these persons are encouraged to come off methadone after a certain length of time; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Health and Children (Deputy Mary Harney): As the Deputy's question relates to a service matter it has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.

Vol. 702 No. 1
Written Answers Drug Treatment Programme
Tuesday, 11 February 2010 

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