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Van Hout, Marie Claire and Bingham, Tim (2013) Surfing the Silk Road: A study of users’ experiences. International Journal of Drug Policy , 24 , (6) , pp. 524-529.


[] , Ryan, Nicky Gardaí unable to provide figures on 'laughing gas' arrests and seizures due to IT limitations. (02 Aug 2020)

[Irish Times] , O'Halloran, Marie ‘Drug craze’: use of laughing gas by under-18s should be banned – FG TD. (17 Jul 2020)

[] , Gataveckaite, Gabija Fine Gael TD ‘got in trouble’ with Ceann Comhairle for bringing nitrous oxide canisters into the Dáil. (17 Jul 2020)

[An Phoblacht] , Doolan, Daithi Time to talk about ‘silver bullet’ drug use. (14 Jul 2020)

[Irish Times] , Gleeson, Colin Minister seeks report on use of laughing gas following death of a teenager. (08 Jul 2020)

[Irish Times] , Cluskey, Peter Excessive use of laughing gas can damage spine, Dutch doctors say. (26 Jun 2020)

[] , MacNamee, Garreth Use of nitrous oxide or 'hippie crack' on the rise during pandemic. (03 Jun 2020)

International research

DrugScience, Global Drug Survey, Release, Transform Drug Policy Foundation. (2020) Parliamentary briefing on tackling the misuse of Nitrous Oxide. London: DrugScience.

Rough, Elizabeth and Brown, Jennifer . (2020) Nitrous oxide: No laughing matter? London: House of Commons Library.

Grigg, Jodie and Lenton, Simon R [NDARC] . (2020) Increasing trends in self-reported use of nitrous oxide among WA EDRS samples. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. 12 p.

Bao, Lei and Li, Qing and Li, Qingjie and Chen, Hao and Zhang, Ruixue and Shi, Hongjuan and Cui, Guiyun . (2020) Clinical, electrophysiological and radiological features of nitrous oxide-induced neurological disorders. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 16 977-84. doi: 10.2147/NDT.S236939

Sheldon, Rollo JG and Reid, Michael and Schon, Frederick and Poole, Norman A . (2020) Just say N2O – nitrous oxide misuse: essential information for psychiatrists. BJPsych Advances, 26 (2) 72-81. Doi:

Al-Sadawi, Mohammed and Claris, Hidalgo and Archie, Chinyere and Jayarangaiah, Apoorva and Oluya, Modupe and McFarlane, Samy I . (2018) Inhaled nitrous oxide 'whip-its!' causing subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord. American Journal of Medical Case Reports, 6 (12) 234-7. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-12-3

Gillman, Mark Alfred and Lichtigfeld, Frederick and Young, Taryn [The Cochrane Library] . (2007) Psychotropic analgesic nitrous oxide for alcoholic withdrawal states. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2) Art. No.: CD005190. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005190.pub2

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Substance misuse. [18402/20, 18606/20, 18607/20, 18608/20, 18619/20] [Nitrous Oxide]. (28 Jul 2020)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Substance misuse [18431/20, 18609/20, 18611/20] [Nitrous oxide]. (28 Jul 2020)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Topical issue debate - substance misuse [Nitrous oxide]. (15 Jul 2020)


Clondalkin Drug and Alcohol Task Force, Tallaght Drugs and Alcohol Task Force, D12 Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force. (2020) What is nitrous oxide? Dublin: Clondalkin Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

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