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[thejournal.ie] People are sniffing cheap butane gas to get high on the streets of Dublin. (06 May 2015)

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There has been an increase in the number of drug users in Dublin sniffing butane gas openly on the streets, the director of the Ana Liffey Project has revealed. Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Tony Duffin said the service has noticed a rise in the number of people “huffing butane gas” in the last two years.

“We have a very, very significant drug problem here in Ireland,” he said, adding that those that work with the service notice a change in the trends over the years. 

There isn’t just a problem with one type of drug, said Duffin, adding:

There has also been an increase in the use of benzodiazepines, high strength cannabis, cocaine, as well as head shop drugs.

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