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[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin Keeping opioid dependents in methadone treatment for longer saves lives, study finds. (21 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Raleigh, David Crack houses operating like supermarkets as cocaine use sweeps across Limerick, politicians claim. (20 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Carroll, Austin Opinion: It's time to get real about heroin addiction. It's time to decriminalise this drug. (19 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020. (07 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Thomas, Conal 'A forward step': Former Assistant Garda Commissioner on Ireland's first supervised injecting facility. (02 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs. (25 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses. (25 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Warning over sleeping aid pills sold in health stores that contain prescription hypnotic drugs. (11 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Most children who drink alcohol source it from their parents or home. (09 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets. (04 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'. (04 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May. (04 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Any change to pub opening hours would need to be considered 'very, very carefully', says minister. (03 Jan 2020)

Press Association. [thejournal.ie] Anxiety about going back to work might actually be 'alcohol withdrawal symptoms', claims expert. (31 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Mcgrath, Dominic Health minister asks media outlets not to use Drinkaware information. (27 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'If we sell CBD as a 'cure-all' for everything, it will drown out what it is actually effective for'. (26 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Tents, gated lanes and abandoned sites: How street-based injecting shapes everyday life in our cities. (23 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn Lynn Ruane: Drug courts are not the solution to Ireland's drug problem. (15 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'We're on to you': Harris says flavoured e-cigarettes target children and he wants them banned. (09 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Gardaí arrest and charge eight rickshaw drivers with drug offences in Dublin city crackdown. (08 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year. (05 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Two medicinal cannabis products approved for use in Ireland. (03 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth New garda crackdown to target 'blatant drug dealing' at Dublin city centre hot-spots. (02 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] When was the last time you drank alcohol and then regretted it? Global Drugs Survey asks about our 'last big night out'. (20 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses. (19 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Harris, Simon Simon Harris: Supervised injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one. (18 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'You don't know what's in them': Warning against buying medicines on the internet as over 350,000 pills seized. (15 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated. (14 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy. (09 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen Dublin Bus is looking for a company to carry out drug and alcohol testing of employees. (02 Nov 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Thomas, Conal 'Communities are being devastated': Campaigners call for local drugs Task Forces to be 'at the heart' of national strategy. (30 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina New 24-hour mental health information line launched to help people access services. (13 Oct 2019)

AFP. [thejournal.ie] Death toll from vaping-related lung injury in US rises to 26 as health officials name mystery illness. (12 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year. (10 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Dwyer, Orla Two-thirds of drug drivers test positive for cannabis at roadside tests. (07 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Dwyer, Orla As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban. (05 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Harris hits out at politicians trying to get him to meet vaping company reps. (02 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'We're going to lose a generation': The cocaine epidemic in the west of Ireland and the garda response. (30 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Cox, Des Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland? (29 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%. (23 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK? (20 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen Irish doctors urged to stop over-prescribing benzodiazepines and similar drugs. (19 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak. (14 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears. (14 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin Health minister Harris seeks to crackdown on alcohol promotions. (13 Sep 2019)

AFP. [thejournal.ie] Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US. (07 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] Drug users and their families offered training on dangers of a overdose. (30 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Mcgrath, Dominic Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches. (27 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Deegan, Gordon Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible' . (27 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects'. (26 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence. (18 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told. (15 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals. (13 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'. (08 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Keane, Marcus Opinion: The government's new drug policy will do nothing to end the stigmatisation of drug users. (07 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor`` Cork hospital warns festival-goers of 'bad batch' of ecstasy tablets causing 'severe illness'. (03 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean First-time offenders to be referred to HSE when found in possession of drugs for personal use. (02 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley It costs less than €8 to reach the recommended weekly limit of alcohol in Ireland. (01 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Dublin City Council refuses planning permission for Ireland's first injecting centre. (26 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Gardaí target Dublin online drug supplier who uses 'hundreds of SIM cards' a year to evade detection. (20 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Bodkin, Peter 'A licence to print money': The 'wild west' of Ireland's rampant slot machine industry. (18 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average. (08 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Dwyer, Orla Explainer: Minimum unit pricing for alcohol is on the way, but how exactly does it work? (08 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Gardaí refuse to provide policing plan needed for injecting centre until planning permission is granted. (04 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review'. (03 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply. (27 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina After long delays, access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed under new law. (26 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Dozens of teenagers across west Dublin storing drug packages on behalf of smuggler. (26 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Drug-dealing rickshaw drivers are stashing socks full of cocaine and pills around Dublin streets. (25 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor 'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs. (22 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'I'd be dead, simple as that': Homeless people with mental health difficulties treated 'every day' at Merchants Quay. (14 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws. (08 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Archbishop says Dublin drug cartels will be stopped from 'exploiting' religious services. (04 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Ministers considering alternative approaches to dealing with drug possession for personal use. (04 Jun 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018. (29 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Mcgrath, Dominic FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug? (27 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply. (25 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland. (22 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne 'The cocaine trade is booming': 54% of Irish people who use cocaine want to cut down. (16 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns. (09 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase. (08 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Simon Harris says Ireland may own its own medicinal cannabis supply in the future. (07 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Gardaí say drink driving cases 'struck out' due to lack of clarity over use of handcuffs. (30 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Nicky [Podcast] The Explainer: why haven't any supervised drug injection centres opened in Ireland? (23 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors. (22 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ní Fhallúin, Maebh Opinion: 'Big businesses will cry wolf and fire accusations of nanny-statism at any public health intervention'. (18 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future. (16 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn Lynn Ruane: The overdose drug Naloxone can save lives so let's remove the barriers to accessing it. (15 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience. (02 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier. (02 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier. (31 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Finian McGrath criticised by Cabinet colleagues for 'bewildering and bizarre' comments over political policing. (31 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen 'It does not make sense': concerns over reports that Government will continue to criminalise drug use. (27 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Six drug deals and a fistfight at a Dublin shopping centre: one hour at a crack cocaine hotspot. (24 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Daly, Adam Irish Heart Foundation 'strongly' advises against use of hookah pipes due to carbon monoxide levels. (18 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds. (18 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'We've seen people die, people beaten up horrifically',. (16 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services. (03 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Decision to include vaping advice on official HSE website 'does not represent policy change'. (02 Mar 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Thomas, Conal From medicine cabinet to the streets: Abuse of prescription drugs rises in Dublin. (22 Feb 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen 'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions. (21 Feb 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 90% of gambling addicts treated by HSE are young men. (15 Feb 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'Not drifting towards a gambling crisis, we're in the middle of one': 800 addiction cases treated by HSE. (04 Feb 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol. (01 Feb 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Daly, Adam First trial shows e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum for quitters. (30 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt. (28 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn Opinion: Pat was refused mental health services because of his addiction - now he's dead. (28 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'. (24 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Dunphy, Shane A mother on drug crime in Ireland: 'When the dealers called to my door and wanted me to settle his debts, I’d had enough'. (07 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Roberts, Andrew 'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019. (01 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs. (01 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: No one should be prosecuted for personal possession of drugs. (29 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Neylon, Laoise Expert tips for parents who discover that their teenager drinks alcohol. (24 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600. (23 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world'. (21 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'. (21 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Planned supervised injection centre may not open in 2019, new Merchants Quay CEO says. (18 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Daly, Adam Surge in cocaine supply in Europe as gangs 'uberise' the trade through social. (14 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment. (12 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area. (05 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth and Ryan, Orla Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland. (04 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth New groups of 'young, vulnerable migrants' now being used to trade drugs in Dublin city centre. (03 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen 'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking. (02 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Winstock, Adam Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine? (24 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth North Dublin drug unit in row with management over crack cocaine operation - and a 2004 Renault Clio. (18 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'Unbelievably there are still people who think it's worth taking a risk and driving while over the limit'. (18 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Deegan, Gordon Temple Bar pubs and U2 hotel among 99 objections to State's first supervised injecting centre. (15 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'. (14 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study. (08 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Officials travel abroad to help sort out Ireland's problem in sourcing medicinal cannabis. (07 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony What can Irish cities learn from the response to drug use in New Orleans? (06 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'The dealers are acting with impunity': West Dublin drug unit loses 85% of its members in five years. (03 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme... (03 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland. (01 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas. (23 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn 20 years on from the introduction of the methadone strategy, where are we now? (22 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money. (19 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn 'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness. (15 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Woods, Killian Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down. (14 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] Alcohol Bill, first published in 2015, finally passes through Oireachtas . (11 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Roberts, Andrew Opinion: Since the start of the century, Portugal has shown that decriminalisation of drug use is possible. (08 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle 'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation. (01 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth South African drug supplier suspected of facilitating Ireland's biggest cocaine dealers. (01 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'. (29 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill. (26 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group. (26 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Dyas, Grace 'Heroin in Ireland is an economic massacre - we have to find a new solution'. (26 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Daly, Adam Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'. (25 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published. (24 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products. (22 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh 'Life is so much more chaotic': a day on addiction outreach in Limerick city. (22 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Where does Ireland rank when it comes to deaths caused by cancer, heart disease and lung disease? (21 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness. (19 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Garda resourcing under spotlight as pre teens allegedly used in Ballymun drug trade. (18 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from? (16 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Homeless and addiction charity says 'Ireland is facing a deepening social crisis'. (14 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle 'The invisible line': When a recreational drug habit becomes an addiction. (14 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers. (13 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives. (12 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law. (11 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now? (10 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Mcgrath, Dominic 'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'. (10 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange. (09 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'I have seen the increase in cocaine and alcohol addiction with the return of money. It's frightening'. (03 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'. (01 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use. (01 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 'They're asking about MDMA, LSD and cocaine': Keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic. (01 Sep 2018)

[thejournal.ie] HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses today. (31 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'. (30 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation. (27 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle 'I understand people can relapse, but you have to be honest': Inside Dublin's drug treatment court. (11 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale. (09 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halligan, John 'A gambler can lose everything in an instant, destroying countless lives around them in the process'. (04 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Gardaí target nightlife figure they believe is directing rickshaw drug dealing scene. (02 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin 'No self-test is 100% reliable': Watchdog warns people not to rely on HIV home tests. (02 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDermott, Stephen HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009. (01 Aug 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport. (29 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks. (28 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna New self-test HIV kit goes on sale in pharmacies around the country today. (27 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling. (26 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year. (23 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle and Brophy, Daragh High uptake of sterile crack pipes in response to surge in use of drug in Dublin. (22 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan Confused about CBD? Here's what you need to know about Ireland and the cannabis-based remedy. (21 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle HSE launches cocaine harm reduction campaign as crack use surges in Dublin. (17 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Revealed: The human trafficking heroin gang behind an acid attack on a drugs garda. (16 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Fine Gael senator calls for 'drunk tanks' at city Garda stations. (15 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Drugs unit garda suffers acid attack at hands of heroin gang he's investigating. (06 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Malley, Stella 'Therapists were relieved when the WHO listed gaming addiction as a mental health condition'. (01 Jul 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McMahon, Conor Here are Ireland's most active business lobbyists. (24 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Flanagan, TD Charlie 'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'. (24 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Lines of ketamine, pumping dance music, estranged brothers and a wild weekend in Dublin city. (23 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Riordain, Aodhan 'There are gardaí, politicians and doctors who have taken something illegal at some point'. (23 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness. (18 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Deegan, Gordon Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers. (18 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Ex-Assistant Commissioner on drug debate: 'Our young people are criminalised, deprived of life chances'. (13 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine'. (11 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study. (10 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Should Ireland get rid of criminal penalties for drug possession? It has been successful elsewhere. (10 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Deacy, Tara Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men'. (08 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Young adults in Ireland are taking more MDMA and cannabis than they used to. (07 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Crack-cocaine use surging in Dublin city centre. (04 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids. (02 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley HSE issues drug safety advice to Irish festivalgoers in wake of two deaths in UK. (01 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin Smoking causes 100 deaths and more than 1000 hospital admissions in Ireland every week. (31 May 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'. (25 May 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'Some families lost four of five children to drugs': Being a GP in Dublin's inner city. (25 May 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme. (22 May 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project. (08 May 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'Nobody cares about us': Locals upset as building work starts on Scientology-backed drug rehab centre. (30 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Kinsella, Murray 'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game'. (29 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony 'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'. (29 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul 'Disgraceful and self-serving' - Road safety chief hits out at TDs over drink-driving bill. (27 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Baker, Sinead 'We want our rights': Vera Twomey makes passionate call for legislation on medical cannabis. (16 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking. (08 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions. (08 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDonagh, Darragh Prison guards are cracking down on moonshine in Irish prisons. (02 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Garda checkpoints for drink and drugs to be set up nationwide over Easter weekend. (29 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony 'We need to help people who use drugs make healthier choices, not treat them as criminals'. (29 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Deegan, Gordon 25-year-old man died after taking little known synthetic drug in Clare pub. (27 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 'It's all about sharing experiences': How this sailing group is helping addicts in recovery. (17 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012. (14 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Concern changes to youth programme will lead to crime surge in 'at risk' areas. (12 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] This sheep farmer is leading the push to set up Ireland's first hemp co-op. (12 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next? (10 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report. (09 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Warning that dietary supplement 'not fit for human consumption' due to presence of illegal steroids. (08 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] Scientology-linked group WILL move ahead with controversial 'drug treatment centre'. (06 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': confusion remains over injection centre policing. (05 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan 'You junkie, you addict' - How stigma can prevent drug users getting the help they need. (27 Feb 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , McDonagh, Darragh Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year. (26 Feb 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'We've had up to five doses given before someone comes around': How an anti-overdose drug is saving lives. (19 Feb 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Cox, Dr Des Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit. (04 Feb 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Dáil passes legislation allowing alcohol to be sold on Good Friday. (25 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving. (22 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s. (21 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Announcement of site for Dublin injection centre delayed. (12 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Gambling industry in Ireland to be overseen by independent regulator. (11 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth You're twice as likely to develop mental health problems if you smoke, HSE says. (06 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Man develops liver injury after following advice of alternative medicine practitioner. (03 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan There are more quitters than smokers in Ireland. (03 Jan 2018)

Associated Press. [thejournal.ie] Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today. (01 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Smoking bans make married people happier than anyone else. (31 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad? (21 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'. (21 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Bought counterfeit vodka this Christmas? There's a big chance it was made in a filthy outhouse. (16 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking. (14 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] 'Maybe we should slosh our way through the forty days before Easter too'. (11 Dec 2017)

AFP. [thejournal.ie] Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet. (02 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac A series of setbacks means Dublin probably won't be getting supervised injecting centres any time soon. (02 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Long-delayed laws could restrict gambling advertising. So why do bookies want it? (27 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin The government just outlawed four popular 'designer' drugs. (22 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Increase in people smoking and injecting crack cocaine in Dublin. (15 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol. (14 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth €200 million spent a year: How Ireland's recreational drug users are keeping the cartels in business. (12 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules. (10 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition. (10 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh 'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'. (10 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime. (08 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Alcohol makes rats more likely to compulsively take cocaine. (05 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , McMahon, Conor This scientist wants to turn Ireland into 'a central hub' for medical cannabis. (30 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs. (25 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Sweanor, David T 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'. (21 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'. (19 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Ross 'very pleased' Fine Gael TDs and senators will not get a free vote on new drink-drive laws. (19 Oct 2017)

Dailyedge.ie. [thejournal.ie] 'An opponent taunted me about his overdose'. (14 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'That gives you sleepless nights. It's a last resort': Giving children in State care a voice. (14 Oct 2017)

Road Safety Authority. [thejournal.ie] We took to the streets of Dublin with a Garda roadside drug testing kit. (13 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties. (10 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle 'It doesn't make sense to isolate people further': Is prison the best solution to crime in Ireland? (07 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin HIV diagnoses rose again last year with 508 new cases. (03 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Debate Room: are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?. (27 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50. (27 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth and Hosford, Paul Feud gangs using drug addicts to get false passports. (25 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac The medicinal cannabis bill passed through the Dáil last year, but now it's on the shelf. (24 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Overcoming addiction with sailing: 'It's a way of life I never knew existed and better than any drug'. (24 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night. (18 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year. (14 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate. (13 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth No 'magic drug circle' but gardaí will use 'discretion' outside city injection centres. (13 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals. (11 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh journal.ie Poll: Would you support the idea of drug testing stations at nightclubs? (10 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan 'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent. (09 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh HSE drug expert: We need to consider testing and amnesty bins for clubs and festivals. (02 Sep 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts. (27 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony 'We are all coming to the same conclusion – prohibitive drug laws harm'. (25 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Woods, Killian Ryanair wants UK airports to restrict alcohol sales after a spike in boozy travellers. (15 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'Danny Healy Rae's drink-driving comments are callous, I won't accommodate his fantasies'. (13 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos. (12 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , McDonagh, Darragh 873 pints of' 'hooch' confiscated in Irish prisons last year. (07 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'They've more money in their pockets': Alarming rise in young people admitting to drink driving. (07 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Alcohol addiction: 'How could I explain to my friends that our house was different?'. (06 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is. (05 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Drivers caught for minor road offences will now face a drink-driving breath test. (04 Aug 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , McKinney, CJ FactCheck: Has the rate of illegal drug use increased most among young Irish people? (26 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan Calls for a heroin 'overdose antidote' to be made more available to addicts' families. (25 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Shanley, Adam LGBTI: 'We are pleased to see chemsex included in the National Drugs Strategy'. (22 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Shane Ross to 'name and shame' drink-drivers by the end of this year. (18 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 92 babies suffering from drug withdrawal recorded in Irish hospitals last year. (12 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis shouldn't be passed - health committee. (12 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Minimum age limit for all forms of gambling to be set at 18. (11 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions. (11 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'If you're hiding something, we'll find it': This is how Revenue catch drug smugglers here. (08 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Black, Frances 'Lobbyists are lining up to kill the Alcohol Bill'. (06 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Young midlands woman 'would not be dead' if local drug treatment was available. (06 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Callan, Patricia 'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'. (04 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean The average person in alcohol treatment in Ireland is 41, male and started drinking at 16. (03 Jul 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Smyth, Bobby P 'Our children's television viewing is bombarded with the thrills and spills of alcohol'. (23 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Ireland's teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU. (19 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Calls for prevention medication to be made available following over 500 HIV diagnoses in 2016. (16 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin. (14 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'Why would you continue to perpetuate something that is wrong?': New mural challenges Ireland's drug laws. (11 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Even moderate drinking can damage your brain, new research says. (07 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets. (02 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Drug 100 times more potent than morphine being mixed with heroin and cocaine. (31 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke. (31 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Suicide rates are falling - but how can we get them to zero? (22 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Low alcohol consumption during pregnancy doesn't cause harm, experts say. (18 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Safety boss says publicans are reducing people killed on the roads to 'an insignificant statistic'. (17 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'Enough is enough': Gardaí to target teenage drinking in summertime crackdown. (14 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'It took six officers to restrain him': Psychoactive legal highs are creeping into Irish prisons. (14 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'. (14 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh 'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin. (13 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Should drugs be decriminalised for personal use? Voters are split on the issue. (13 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley The number of people seeking treatment over cocaine use at highest since 2010. (11 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Collins, John Opinion: 'Ireland could lead the way in developing new human-centred approaches to drug use'. (08 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Fears 'risky new drug trend' could develop amid crackdown on prescription drugs. (05 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex. (01 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Riordain, Aodhan Drugs: 'How is arresting someone for something that they are addicted to helping?'. (25 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says. (22 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'Free the weed': Worldwide demos call for legalisation of cannabis. (21 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today . (21 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh A drug with 'zombie-like' effects is causing huge problems in Manchester. So what is it? (15 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Drug warning over middle-aged motorists who 'borrow' tablets and drive. (13 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Cannabis is most common drug detected among Irish drivers, followed by benzos. (12 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Kenny, Gino and O'Grady, Peadar 'HPRA guidance is biased. It didn't use expert advisors with practical experience of cannabis'. (06 Apr 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Concern over street use of epilepsy drug in Dublin and Limerick. (30 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered. (20 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins. (14 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture. (08 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'. (01 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'If you're over the alcohol limit, you're over the limit': Ross wants more support for drink-driving law. (28 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes. (26 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Over 1 in 10 people in south Dublin reported taking an illegal drug recently. (24 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Shane Ross to seek a free vote on new drink-driving law. (22 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Dealers using Irish courier firms to safely ferry drugs to customers. (21 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan FactCheck: Do supervised injection centres reduce drug-related deaths? (20 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Caught: how online dealers are stopped from funneling drugs through our postal system. (19 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels? (19 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland? (19 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Three out of five people think those convicted of drink driving should get automatic ban. (14 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket. (12 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , McLean, Sonya Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service. (08 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 'Medicinal cannabis could be made free of charge'. (26 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , McGovern, Garrett U-47700 death: 'As we pretend that policing drugs deters users, we can expect more harm, more deaths'. (24 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Saunas and high vitamin doses: The discredited Scientology-backed drug rehab programme slated for Meath. (22 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Synthetic drugs: How new highs are infiltrating the Irish market. (21 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Debate: We need to tell pregnant women not to drink alcohol. (20 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife 'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'. (16 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Fighting fire with fire: The drug that can block addiction. (14 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed. (10 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Power, Jack How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams. (09 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws. (06 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle 'Many have sinister side effects': How gardaí tackle the sale of drugs on the Dark Web. (02 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution. (01 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Drugs warning issued in Belfast after a number of sudden deaths. (31 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed. (31 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year. (31 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses. (30 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Nearly 4,000 prescriptions written to help reduce problem drinking. (29 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Self exclusion and age checks - new legislation to curb gambling habits in Irish children. (29 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Crack cocaine and synthetic cannabinoids. Concern over new drug trends in Dublin. (27 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony It's planned the first supervised injecting facility will open in 2017. So how did we get here? (24 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Gardaí given new powers to test drivers for drugs at roadside. (21 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Drug-related deaths: 62% increase in fatalities over ten-year period. (13 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis. (10 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Almost half of Irish people are in favour of legalising cannabis for recreational use. (04 Dec 2016)

Associated Press. [thejournal.ie] 'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients. (04 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'It's just madness': Publicans brace themselves for 12 pubs. (03 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Kenny, Gino and Kelly, Brendan Debate Room: Should we legalise medicinal cannabis? (01 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'. (01 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul 'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'. (30 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Ireland's investment body could be stopped investing in tobacco - but doesn't invest very much in tobacco. (29 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan 92% of Irish people believe that cannabis should be legalised when recommended by a doctor. (28 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Irish teens consume significantly less alcohol than their European counterparts. (24 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne 'When there is somewhere safe for people to go and inject they will use it - I will use it'. (22 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Power, Marcus Steroids: 'I thought that the only way I could beat my addiction was to end my life'. (20 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Counterfeit alcohol has been linked to a number of suspicious deaths in Ireland. (19 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth The vast majority of people in Ireland want to see medicinal cannabis legalised. (14 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today. (02 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife 'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'. (26 Oct 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife "We're losing the battle against drugs": GAA star calls for decriminalisation after brother's death. (25 Oct 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'I overdosed twice in two days to get methadone': A drug user on trying to get clean. (08 Oct 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna No changes to drug testing in Defence Forces despite record number of failed tests. (04 Oct 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Alcohol a factor in almost one third of fatal motorcycle crashes. (03 Oct 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Members of the public and gardaí gathered last night to discuss crime in the capital. (29 Sep 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy. (24 Sep 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul "Addiction is an illness, whether we like it or not" - Drugs Minister wants your views. (12 Sep 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Murphy, Peter 'The whole thing took five minutes': young woman talks about saving the life of a heroin addict. (01 Sep 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 9/10 women presenting at treatment centre do so for alcohol addiction. (29 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan FactCheck: Are there fewer gardaí dealing with a growing drugs problem? (25 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Substance abuse: more than 20 doctors referred for help. (25 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan FactCheck: is minimum unit alcohol pricing "proven" to work? (23 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Woods, Killian Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web. (19 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle 'The gardaí don't have a handle on it like they used to': Concern at drop in drug unit officers. (15 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac "When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me". (14 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh 6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year. (12 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] People are risking their lives making super-strength cannabis in the UK. (05 Aug 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael Heroin the number one drug for hospital admissions as 'legal high' use grows. (04 Aug 2016)

Associated Press. [thejournal.ie] Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in US overdose battle. (31 Jul 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Public bins for getting rid of drugs are being rolled out up North, but could they be introduced here? (28 Jul 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use? (24 Jul 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Murphy, Darragh Peter The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis. (15 Jul 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards. (10 Jul 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina 'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal'. (03 Jul 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ni Aodha, Grainne Smithwick's will be the first Irish beer to reveal its calories. (30 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres? (18 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Ireland has the highest alcohol prices in the EU (almost double the average). (16 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac New HIV cases in injecting drug users more than doubled in 2015. (15 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'. (01 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] Dealers with cash amounts of €1,000 to be targeted in gangland crackdown. (31 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] Drug dealers in local areas will be targeted by a new 'mini-CAB' - Minister. (26 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women). (25 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Mcgrath, Dominic West of Ireland is seeing higher demand for addiction treatment, says Coolmine centre. (16 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] “Let’s be honest, the war on drugs has failed - it hasn’t actually done anything”. (15 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Dublin's drug laneways: one year on, the alleys are still littered with needles. (06 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'. (06 May 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Clonan, Tom Invisible police and invisible politicians are the roots of Dublin's narco terror violence. (27 Apr 2016)

[thejournal.ie] The UN has been told to end the war on drugs. (20 Apr 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Leonard, John Sport: I know exactly the effect drugs can have... but I wouldn't have doped to get Dubs No 1 spot. (08 Apr 2016)

[thejournal.ie] There was a big jump in the number of people diagnosed with HIV last year. (06 Apr 2016)

[thejournal.ie] Friday night on patrol with a Dublin ambulance crew . (05 Apr 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul A report on medicinal cannabis will be in the Oireachtas today. (07 Mar 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael Party drug ketamine could be used for difficult-to-sedate patients. (27 Feb 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Spotted these odd-looking bins in Dublin and wondered what they’re for? (13 Feb 2016)

[thejournal.ie] ‘People are doing extremely well without any income’: Call for mini-CAB to tackle smaller drug dealers. (10 Feb 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Columbia, Bolivia, Afghanistan. (31 Jan 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , De Barra, Graham Cork house party shows the ‘don’t take drugs’ message just won’t cut it. (22 Jan 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Brennan, Cianan New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences. (08 Jan 2016)

[thejournal.ie] You can go ‘on the dry’ this January and help more than just your health. (01 Jan 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Drugs should be a priority issue for general election candidates – here’s why. (26 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Minimum pricing for alcohol could be illegal – but Ireland’s pressing ahead. (24 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Court ruling means minimum pricing for alcohol in Ireland could be illegal. (23 Dec 2015)

AFP. [thejournal.ie] A tobacco giant’s legal challenge against plain packaging has been rejected. (18 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] GAA confirms it will start blood testing in 2016. (16 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] “No matter where you live, you probably have somebody injecting heroin pretty near you”. (15 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years. (14 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning – 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year. (07 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael ‘I found that nothing worked, except cannabis’: Who are Ireland’s marijuana users? (23 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife This device is what gardaí will use to test who’s been drug driving. (22 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Cocaine, hash and benzos seized as gardaí target Limerick drug gangs. (14 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison. (08 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , McKenna, Aaron Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea. (07 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils, Conor Progressive laws and the Dark Web are changing the lives of Irish drug users. (07 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac “There are people dying injecting themselves. I had to get the injection that brings you back to life”. (07 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] The decriminalisation of drugs for personal use has moved another big step closer. (06 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea – but women aren’t so sure. (05 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Leo Varadkar has a plan to put calorie counts on beer bottles. (04 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Here’s what the drugs minister means by ‘Supervised Injection Centres’. (03 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Our drugs minister has backed decriminalisation in a major London speech. (03 Nov 2015)

AFP. [thejournal.ie] The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth. (25 Oct 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Drug-using students urged to be more careful when taking pills. (23 Oct 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Bodkin, Peter A bad hangover won’t just hurt your head – it’s damaging the country as well. (19 Oct 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work? (11 Oct 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Callaghan, Eoin ‘Players forced to retire are two & a half times more likely to report mental health problems’. (03 Oct 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Emergency legislation signed to close drink-driving loophole. (22 Sep 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Irish people’s binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer. (18 Sep 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Vaping business group welcomes new rules. (18 Sep 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs? (11 Sep 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Behind every overdose there is a family that is suffering. (31 Aug 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Reilly, Quinton The co-founder of Bebo wants to decriminalise drugs in Ireland. (16 Aug 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Drink driving orders drop by 25% but road traffic offences still holding up the courts. (14 Jul 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Nicky Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland? (11 Jul 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Former head shop drug ‘Snow Blow’ linked to HIV surge in Dublin. (09 Jul 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Should we stop bringing criminal charges against those possessing drugs for personal use? (08 Jul 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away? (07 Jul 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan Carrying drugs for personal use is illegal. But politicians are looking at changing that. (04 Jul 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2. (23 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Drinks companies could soon be hit with a ‘social responsibility levy’. (22 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Revenue destroyed a whopping €90m-worth of drugs last year. (22 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland – and the number is rising. (21 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Of 23,000 who say they took MDMA, 202 ended up in hospital. (18 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Ketamine use is on the rise in Ireland – who’s using it and where does it come from? (13 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael Heard of ‘Black Mount’ and ‘Jim’s’ cigarettes? They’re available on the Irish black market…. (11 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse. (10 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Healy, Catherine This is how Irish alcohol taxes compare to the rest of the EU. (10 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan How often do people use drugs while working? Most often around exam time anyway. (09 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much. (08 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Irish recreational drug users reveal cocaine and MDMA use – and talk ‘mystery white powders’. (08 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael 133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year. (07 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars … dozens upon dozens of needles. (07 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week. (05 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] What can Ireland learn from a country that decriminalised drugs? (03 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Calls for Eircom to remove phone boxes being used by drug users and damaging nearby businesses. (02 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul A new test can tell from your fingerprint if you’ve taken drugs. (01 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Healy, Catherine ‘Don Corleone’ is the most popular cigarette brand for Irish smugglers. (31 May 2015)

[thejournal.ie] The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more. (13 May 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Performance-enhancing drugs don’t actually make you better at sport. (11 May 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law. (09 May 2015)

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

[thejournal.ie] Concerned about drug users openly injecting in public? Get in touch. (05 May 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Faolain, Aodhan Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole. (25 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] The new drugs minister describes his trip to Amsterdam as a young student. (24 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Buckley, Dan Extra €1m to help curb binge drinking. (23 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Here’s the new minister for drugs. (23 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael “Ireland has a serious problem – we drink too much alcohol”. (22 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Anderson, Rolande ‘Public health’ initiatives by the drinks industry do not work and should not be allowed. (15 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Does Sydney have the solution to Dublin’s public drug-taking problem? (13 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla DrinkAware wants to educate young people about drinking but it’s facing criticism. (12 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife First drug in Europe to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here. (02 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Should you have to pay at least €2 for a can of beer? Pubs and off-licenses think so. (26 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Alcohol companies may have learned some lessons from the fight against Big Tobacco. (25 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign. (25 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] It’s been a BAD week for drug smugglers…. (25 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Another blow for Diageo ‘careful drinking’ group – as second board member quits. (16 Mar 2015)

AFP. [thejournal.ie] Beaten to the finish-line? Britain plans to have plain-pack smokes on the shelves next year. (16 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh New mind-altering drugs being detected at a rate of two per week. (15 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Open Thread: How do we feel about a ‘sober’ St Patrick’s Day? (14 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it. (11 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] ‘I will never get my childhood back’: Four people talk about life with an alcoholic parent. (08 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is “premature”. (06 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Mammy’s Little Helper: How should we deal with anxiety disorders? (06 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Nicky Skunk is becoming more and more of a problem in Ireland – it is not ‘simply cannabis’. (05 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013. (03 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Over 20 children were treated for alcohol poisoning in one Dublin hospital last year. (02 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Which Irish prisons confiscated the most weapons, drugs and mobiles last year? (01 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] NUI Galway Students’ Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation. (25 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Harmon, Laura [Opinion]Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you. (23 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] These maps show the world’s hard drug trade in remarkable detail. (23 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] It was all lies – moderate drinking is not good for you *. (11 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Over 540 people have been stopped for drink-driving so far this year. (10 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Isolating ‘puppet master’ gang leaders should stem the supply of drugs in prisons. (07 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Stopping people throwing drugs into prisons is “very difficult”. (06 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife “‘There’s no heroin here, it’s only a Dublin thing’ – it’s complete lies”. (04 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Slattery, Will Paul Kimmage spoke about drugs in rugby again last night but Cian Healy disagrees with him. (01 Feb 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Should sports arenas have ‘no alcohol’ areas so kids aren’t sharing stands with drunks? (31 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Dublin hospitals told: If someone is homeless, you can’t discharge them. (29 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Davoren, Martin P Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it. (29 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] ‘Worse now than the heroin epidemic of the 80s’ – Christy Burke on drugs in Dublin. (29 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife There was a queue of people waiting to use Dublin’s new homeless café when it opened last night. (22 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why. (12 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it’s like Breaking Bad out there. (11 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Mini-CAB needed to crack down on ‘middle-income’ drug dealers. (10 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Gaynor, Keith Opinion: Was 2014 the beginning of the end for mental health stigma? (09 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Bohan, Christine Police [in England] urge people with dangerous Superman drugs to hand them in. (04 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Poll: Do you think €2.50 pub pints should be outlawed? (04 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Giving up the booze for January? Good, because here’s what hangovers do to your body. (03 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year. (02 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Many of us will celebrate (or cope) this Christmas by using drink or drugs to excess. (24 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] “They don’t teach you this in med school”: Caring for the most vulnerable at Christmas. (24 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Bohan, Christine Drug that reduces the urge to drink alcohol to be available from HSE. (20 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Are you on medication? Here’s why you probably shouldn’t drink this Christmas. (19 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Lung cancer is killing 34% more Irish women than the EU average. (18 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan “Horrific”: Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide. (11 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina ‘Drug that reverses heroin overdoses should be made more available’. (02 Dec 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Winstock, Adam and Maier, Larissa Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter? (22 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year? (21 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse. (20 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , McKenna, Aaron Opinion: Marijuana is legal is nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit. (08 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory. (05 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Returned Irish emigrants more likely to have problems with alcohol. (05 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Ferguson, Peter Opinion: Plain cigarette packaging can save lives – we need to introduce it in Ireland. (04 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Mother of drug addict explains how support group ‘made me feel like I wasn’t the only one heartbroken’. (03 Nov 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children. (30 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla How many children were sent to detention schools this year? (25 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and ‘aggressive begging’. (16 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Spend too much time poking people? Dublin now has its own Facebook addiction service. (10 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn’t know. (07 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Dublin’s drug situation hasn’t gotten worse, it’s just ‘shifted to other areas’. (03 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle These are the words you used to describe homelessness. (01 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife On the frontline: meet the people who help the homeless. (30 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event. (29 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million. (28 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] PSNI hands out “Scratch and Sniff” cards to combat cannabis cultivation. (25 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Here’s what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland. (22 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Another look at how alcohol can be more dangerous than heroin. (20 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] A week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care – here are some of their stories. (16 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Cusack, Patrick Column: It’s still okay to say ‘NO!’ to your Junior Cert teen on drinking. (11 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering. (04 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Dublin Bus needs someone to do drug and alcohol tests on its staff. (01 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Carroll, Sinead Calls for supervised injecting centres as ‘far more people die from overdose than on Irish roads’. (31 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex. (31 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife Poll: Should all third-level campuses go ‘smoke-free’? (30 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Australia’s plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade. (29 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Fr Jack tells the Irish public to… not drink (too much). (26 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Regular marijuana use is “bad for teens’ brains”. (20 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael Deaths from ‘legal highs’ in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016. (18 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Nicky Poll: Would you be willing to pay a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol? (18 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul NI health minister “sees the merit” in charging drunk people for A&E visits. (12 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Poll: Should we introduce ‘sobriety tags’ for offenders of alcohol-related crimes? (01 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Trafficked Asian nationals forced into drug trade are getting tougher sentences than Irish – MRCI. (30 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Drink-driving offences have been cut by half in the last five years. (25 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative. (25 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Gardaí seized €32 million worth of drugs in 12 months. (23 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking? (19 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Susan Addiction services costing State €114m this year. (18 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife Medicinal marijuana drug means end to buying drugs on the street. (13 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Sober Ireland: What can you do in Ireland without drinking? (12 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Johnson, Jason Opinion: The Irish have strange, almost unconditional, love affair with alcohol. (06 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Sober Ireland: Your experiences with not drinking. (06 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] 21% of Irish students aren't having sex, 70% don’t smoke and 10% don’t drink. (02 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] The top 10 countries that spend the most on beer. (01 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Sober Ireland: What’s it like to not drink in Ireland? (30 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Tobacco company questions how much plain packaging will cost the State. (28 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison. (26 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Drugs and prostitution will be measured in Ireland’s next GDP figures. (24 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland’s alcohol consumption in one handy infographic. (23 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are. (17 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] How the alcohol industry ‘runs the show’ at the World Cup. (12 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] It’s official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes. (10 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] ‘Once you say you’re HIV positive, you can’t take it back’. (07 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: The ‘War on Drugs’ has failed – let’s finally implement policies that make sense. (01 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Poll: Should we change our national drugs strategy? (01 Jun 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Mercille, Julien Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland’s alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry. (30 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis. (28 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have. (22 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Prison body wants a dedicated strategy for Travellers leaving prisons. (20 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Peter McVerry Trust helped almost 3,600 homeless people last year. (13 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: A new drug trade is hiding in the underbelly of the internet. (09 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Cocaine and heroin involved in majority of serious drugs cases before courts. (05 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Students put drunk student stereotype behind them and campaign for responsible drinking. (03 May 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Gardaí to debate law on holding drunk prisoners until they sober up. (30 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Fears that “hugely irresponsible” powdered alcohol could be used to spike drinks. (26 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Former UK drugs advisor to speak at ”dream drug” heroin treatment centre. (23 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free. (22 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research. (08 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Scientists want to figure out the best way to use codeine – without getting addicted to it. (05 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year. (01 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland sends more Asian people to jail for growing cannabis than Irish people. (31 Mar 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland has the third highest illegal tobacco trade in Europe. (30 Mar 2014)

[thejournal.ie] How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs. (25 Mar 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution. (20 Mar 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Scaremongering or safe? The two sides to banning e-cigarettes in restaurants. (19 Mar 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland. (13 Mar 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Cigarette company unveils scary-looking anti plain-pack website. (20 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Meara, Kathleen Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we’ve got. (13 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] 860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced. (10 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts. (06 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Young people warned away from ‘very dangerous’ Neknominations. (02 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] How more people died on methadone than heroin in Ireland. (27 Jan 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Riordain, Aodhan Column: Drug crime can’t be broken down simply into a battle of ‘good’ versus ‘evil’. (26 Jan 2014)

[thejournal.ie] ‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze. (15 Jan 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Intervention to change unhealthy behaviour could save Irish lives. (09 Jan 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking. (07 Jan 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Number of children involved in crime falls for the sixth year in a row. (30 Dec 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Gardaí confiscate contraband DVDs and cigarettes at Balbriggan market. (22 Dec 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Lollipop used for road safety – but not as you might think. (22 Dec 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Prescription drugs worth €75k seized from house in Summerhill. (21 Dec 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Teenagers whose friends self-harm are more likely to self-harm. (11 Dec 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Gardaí seized alcohol in public places 354 times last year. (25 Nov 2013)

[thejournal.ie] James Reilly vs tobacco industry: Stop making smoking look attractive to girls. (24 Nov 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Big increase in number of women being sent to jail. (21 Nov 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Children hospitalised after self-harming is on the increase. (21 Nov 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Column: Ongoing alcohol misuse in Ireland is ruining individuals and families. (10 Nov 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women. (04 Nov 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Guideline-setting GP supports cannabis decriminalisation. (27 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] , Costello, Suzanne Column: Facing the fear – over half our population drinks in a high-risk way. (22 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Cannabis legalisation: Where do the parties stand? (21 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Almost 400 children enrolled in projects to prevent mainstream drop-out. (20 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission. (16 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] 6 things we learned from Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill. (13 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Dáil own-brand wine is a bizarre idea, says Adams. (13 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Independent off-licence sector “in danger of dying out”. (08 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Two-thirds of Cork’s homeless have mental conditions – report. (03 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] FBI shuts down site that sold $80m worth of drugs, hitmen services and other illegal items. (02 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland’s drinking problem goes beyond Arthur’s Day – An Taoiseach. (25 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Youth charity calls on Arthur’s Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups. (23 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Teens say plain cigarette packaging would deter them from smoking. (19 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Call for 50c ‘environmental levy’ on packs of 20 cigarettes. (16 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent. (15 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Guess how many students have signed up for UCC’s alcohol-free accommodation? (14 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007. (10 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Drug use outside Dublin continues to grow, says report. (06 Sep 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Electric Picnic festival goers warned to stay away from ‘dodgy pills’. (31 Aug 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society. (27 Aug 2013)

[thejournal.ie] UCC students to be offered ‘alcohol-free’ accommodation. (21 Aug 2013)

[thejournal.ie] , McKenna, Aaron Column: It’s time to tax and regulate marijuana sale in Ireland. (10 Aug 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Gardaí have seized €160 million worth of cannabis in four years. (05 Aug 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Just eight out of 20 beds in operation at successful HSE rehab unit. (05 Aug 2013)

[thejournal.ie] IRFU report shows 74% decrease in international squad drug testing. (23 Jul 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs. (18 Jul 2013)

[thejournal.ie] , Argintar, Laura See what your alcohol intake could do to your face in 10 years. (14 Jul 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Are you going to any of the Phoenix Park gigs? Leave the booze behind. (05 Jul 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Column: Meth is not glamorous – and nobody is immune to the tragedies it brings. (03 Jul 2013)

[thejournal.ie] ‘Designer drugs’ being sold as ‘bath salts’ and ‘spice’ causing concern. (27 Jun 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Luke Ming Flanagan: I’m still smoking cannabis… but not in Ireland. (15 Jun 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Crystal meth: The side effects of Breaking Bad in Ireland. (01 Jun 2013)

[thejournal.ie] HSE warns of contaminated cannabis as two women remain in critical condition. (31 May 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should. (29 May 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Refund scheme for alcohol containers ‘could reduce illegal dumping’. (07 May 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Calls for Ireland to follow as Scotland pushes ahead with minimum alcohol price. (04 May 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Drugs bought on the internet ‘can contain rat poison’, warn pharmacists. (28 Apr 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Cannabis-based oral spray approved for use in Ireland. (12 Apr 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Smokers’ group welcomes study showing low level of smoking in cars. (10 Apr 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland an ‘easy target’ for international smugglers. (01 Apr 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Oireachtas agenda: alcohol sponsorship, court reporting and animal welfare. (27 Mar 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Alcohol Forum chairman calls for levy on drinks industry . (20 Mar 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children ‘a national scandal’. (18 Mar 2013)

[thejournal.ie] , Flynn, Anne- Marie Column: mental health and alcohol – the elephant in the room. (06 Mar 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Rise in ‘designer drugs’ poses serious health risk: UN report. (06 Mar 2013)

[thejournal.ie] How can Ireland reduce lifestyle-related cancer rates? (07 Feb 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Grow Houses: Do you know what your tenants are doing? (31 Jan 2013)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Malley, Sheila 7 things to know about teenage drinking (and how to deal with it). (01 Jan 2013)

[thejournal.ie] EU regulation of e-cigarettes a step closer. (2013)

[thejournal.ie] Are ignition locks the answer to cutting drink-drive deaths? (16 Dec 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Column: How Ireland’s modern drug scene began in 1960s Dublin. (16 Dec 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Government failure to tackle alcohol abuse had “devastating” impact on society – health specialist. (02 Dec 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Legislation to address street trading of benzodiazepines ‘due in early 2013′. (19 Nov 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Varadkar remains uneasy about banning alcohol sponsorship of sport. (21 Oct 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Monaghan nightclub refuses tap water to patrons to discourage ‘drug use'. (09 Aug 2012)

[thejournal.ie] “We’re drinking too much as a country” – Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions. (23 Jul 2012)

[thejournal.ie] No clear timeline for approval of cannabis-based painkiller in Ireland. (20 May 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief. (01 May 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Taking new illicit drugs is like playing ‘a dangerous game of roulette’. (26 Apr 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Urban Outfitters criticised over ‘drunk Irish’ themed clothing. (06 Mar 2012)

[thejournal.ie] To fight the drug problem, we must treat users with compassion. (10 Feb 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Addicts drinking hand sanitiser to get alcohol fix. (05 Dec 2011)

[thejournal.ie] Prescription drug usage on the rise among women. (23 Nov 2011)

[thejournal.ie] 50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland. (30 Sep 2011)

[thejournal.ie] Over 99% of Irish Defence Forces pass drug tests. (16 Sep 2011)

[thejournal.ie] Could two Mayo publicans have exposed a gaping hole in Ireland’s legal system? (24 Jul 2011)

thejournal.ie. [thejournal.ie] Publicans withdraw from membership of alcohol regulation lobby. (21 Jun 2011)

[thejournal.ie] New legislation could allow offenders withhold criminal record from employers. (01 May 2011)

This list was generated on Tue Feb 25 03:11:08 2020 GMT.