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[Department of Health] Consultation on personal possession of illegal drugs. (01 Jun 2018)

External website: https://health.gov.ie/consultations/


A Working Group was established under the national drug strategy ‘Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery’ to examine alternative approaches for the possession of illegal drugs for personal use.

The Working Group has been asked to make recommendations to Ministers for Health and Justice and Equality within 12 months.

To help inform their deliberations, the Working Group would like to receive the views of the public on the effectiveness of the current law and on what alternatives could be considered.

Have Your Say – complete the online questionnaire:

Personal Possession of Illegal Drugs

The questionnaire can be accessed on phone, tablet or computer and should take less than 15 minutes to complete.

Closing date: 13th July 2018

Responses to this consultation are subject to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2014.

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