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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answers 411- National Drugs Strategy implementation[43178/14]. (11 Nov 2014)

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411. Deputy Thomas P. Broughanasked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 358 of 21 October 2014, if he will provide details of the proposed programme of work to be carried out by his Department in developing the national drugs strategy to meet future challenges relating to the problem of substance misuse. [43178/14]

Minister for Health (Deputy Leo Varadkar): As the Deputy is aware, my Department has commenced work on the development of the National Drugs Strategy in order to meet new emerging trends and patterns in problem drug use. The overall approach to the development of the new Strategy will be considered at the next meeting of the Oversight Forum on Drugs in January 2015. Progress in relation to the implementation and roll-out of the current Strategy will also be considered at the next meeting of the Forum.

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