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[Irish Examiner] , Raleigh, David Local politicians express concern at 'cocaine epidemic' sweeping across parts of Limerick. (16 Oct 2019)

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A “cocaine epidemic” is sweeping across parts of Limerick, local politicians have claimed. Detections for possession of drugs for sale or supply locally have increased 14% on last year, rising from 325 to 474, according to the latest local garda crime statistics. Detections of drugs for personal use has risen 46%, from 107 to 122....

Item Type:News
Source:Irish Examiner
Date:16 October 2019
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
B Substances > Cocaine
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance related offence > Drug offence > Illegal distribution of drugs (drug market / dealing)
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance related offence > Drug offence > Illegal drug possession (seizures)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Limerick

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