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[thejournal.ie] Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research. (08 Apr 2014)

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A new survey focusing on cocaine use in Ireland has found that there were significant decreases in the frequency of cocaine powder use since 2006/7.

The study carried out by the National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol collected data from 2010/11.

The survey found that one in fourteen people, about 7 per cent, had used cocaine at some point in their life – approximately 2 per cent last year and 0.5 per cent last month.

More men take cocaine than women – about ten per cent – twice as many than women, who stand at 4 per cent who reported using the drug at least once in their lives.....

 

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