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[Virgin.com] How did Ireland pass supervised injection facilities for drugs? (10 Jul 2017)

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In May, Senators approved legislation to set up supervised injecting centres by passing the Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities, SIFs) Bill 2017, after it received prior approval in the lower house of the Dáil in March.

This news marks a long and successful campaign to readdress Ireland’s position on addiction and public health. The conversation around SIFs is building momentum across the world and Ireland’s decision to grant access to sterile equipment, safe areas for consumption, and advice on treatment and services for those who suffer with addiction is the culmination of hard work by many........


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