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[thejournal.ie] Column: How Ireland’s modern drug scene began in 1960s Dublin. (16 Dec 2012)

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“DRUG HABIT UNLIKELY to grow here” read The Irish Times headline on May 4 1964.

However, while authorities quoted in the article may have held that optimistic viewpoint, the writer noted that gardaí had been keeping a special eye on a number of coffee houses in Dublin “where it was suspected that ‘reefer’ cigarettes and ‘purple hearts’ were being distributed, particularly among students.”

 

Item Type:News
Source:thejournal.ie
Date:16 December 2012
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Subjects:P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Drugs and alcohol history
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Drugs and alcohol offence > Drug offence > Illegal distribution of drugs (drug market / dealing)
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context > Context of initiation of drugs and alcohol use
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime

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