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Guiney, Ciara (2017) Trends in recorded drug law offences 2003—2016. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 63, Autumn 2017 , pp. 22-23.

Smyth, Bobby P (2017) New psychoactive substances in Ireland following the criminal justice (psychoactive substances) act-why all the pessimism? Addiction , 112 , (9) , p. 1686.

Dillon, Lucy (2017) Headshop legislation and changes in national addiction treatment data. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , pp. 13-14.

Guiney, Ciara (2017) Irish GP attitudes towards decriminalisation and medical use of cannabis. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , pp. 15-16.

Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) The dynamic landscape of novel psychoactive substance (NPS) use in Ireland: results from an expert consultation. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction , 15 , (5) , pp. 985-992.

Smyth, Bobby P and Lyons, Suzi and Cullen, Walter (2017) Decline in new psychoactive substance use disorders following legislation targeting headshops: Evidence from national addiction treatment data. Drug and Alcohol Review , 36 , (5) , pp. 609-617.

Guiney, Ciara (2017) Cannabis legislation in Europe: an overview. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , pp. 10-11.

Sander, Gen and Scandurra, Alessio and Kamenska, Anhelita and MacNamara, Catherine and Kalpaki, Christina and Bessa, Cristina Fernandez and Laso, Gemma Nicolás and Parisi, Grazia and Varley, Lorraine and Wolny, Marcin and Moudatsou, Maria and Pontes, Nuno Henrique and Mannix-McNamara, Patricia and Libianchi, Sandro and Antypas, Tzanetos (2016) Overview of harm reduction in prisons in seven European countries. Harm Reduction Journal , 13 , (1) , p. 28.

Guiney, Ciara (2016) Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 59, Autumn 2016 , pp. 4-5.

Dillon, Lucy (2016) New psychoactive substances: legislative changes in the UK. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 59, Autumn 2016 , pp. 8-9.

Pike, Brigid (2016) After UNGASS 2016. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 58, Summer 2016 , pp. 10-11.

Bingham, Tim (2016) Moving forward by changing the narrative on drug use. Tim Bingham Blog .

Connolly, Johnny (2015) Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2015. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 55, Autumn 2015 , pp. 11-12.

Connolly, Johnny (2015) The challenge of controlling new psychoactive substances (NPS). Drugnet Ireland , Issue 53, Spring 2015 , pp. 7-8.

Bannon, Fiona (2015) From Drugnet Europe. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 53, Spring 2015 , p. 21.

Parry, Charles DH and Deluca, Paolo and Cooper, Richard J and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2015) Do we have sufficient information to optimally inform regulatory or other policy decisions about medications containing codeine? Addiction , 110 , (10) , pp. 1690-1691.

Connolly, Johnny (2014) Legislation on new psychoactive substances. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 51, Autumn 2014 , p. 11.

Pike, Brigid (2014) Dáil debate on cannabis. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 49, Spring 2014 , pp. 6-8.

Bingham, Tim (2014) The emerald experiment. Druglink .

Pike, Brigid (2013) Towards UNGASS 2016. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 47, Autumn 2013 , p. 13.

Lyons, Suzi (2013) Proposed regulatory framework for buprenorphine/naloxone products in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 47, Autumn 2013 , pp. 22-23.

Onikoyi-Deckon, A and Smyth, Bobby P (2013) Use of new psychoactive substances among teenagers attending a specialized adolescent addiction service in Dublin, before and after a legislative ban on their sale. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 182 , (Supplement 4) , S135-S136.

Agyapong, Vincent and Singh, K and Savage, M and Thekiso, Thekiso B and Finn, M and Farren, Conor Kevin and McLoughlin, Declan M (2013) Use of codeine-containing medicines by Irish psychiatric inpatients before and after regulatory limitations on their supply. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 30 , (1) , pp. 7-12.

Werb, Dan and Kerr, Thomas and Nosyk, Bohdan and Strathdee, Steffanie A and Montaner, Julio and Wood, Evan (2013) The temporal relationship between drug supply indicators: an audit of international government surveillance systems. BMJ Open , 3 , (e003077) .

Barnes, Ronan (2013) Joint Enterprise, Section 15(A) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 and the meaning of "Possession". Irish Criminal Law Journal , 23 , (3) , p. 70.

Connolly, Johnny (2012) Mandatory minimum sentencing. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 23-24.

Long, Jean and Carew, Anne Marie (2012) Drugnet digest. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 40, Winter 2011 , p. 10.

Connolly, Johnny (2012) Impact of legislation to control head shops. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 40, Winter 2011 , p. 29.

Stevenson, Caral (2012) Cannabis use: What's law got to do with it? Perceptions and knowledge of cannabis policy from the user perspective in Northern Ireland. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 19 , (2) , pp. 129-136.

Connolly, Johnny (2011) Legal update. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 37, Spring 2011 , pp. 25-26.

Connolly, Johnny (2011) Supreme Court overturns mandatory drug sentence. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 38, Summer 2011 , pp. 15-16.

McDonnell, Martin (2011) Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2010. Irish Criminal Law Journal , 21 , (3) , p. 66.

Connolly, Johnny (2010) Legal update 2009. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 33, Spring 2010 , p. 22.

Long, Jean (2010) Further update on psychoactive substances sold in head shops and on line. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 35, Autumn 2010 , pp. 15-16.

Connolly, Johnny (2009) Cannabis again reclassified in the UK. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 29, Spring 2009 , pp. 9-10.

Long, Jean (2009) Ban on stimulant drug BZP. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 30, Summer 2009 , p. 6.

McCrystal, Patrick and Winning, Kerry (2009) Cannabis reclassification: What is the message to the next generation of cannabis users? Child Care in Practice , 15 , (1) , pp. 57-73.

Oriola, Taiwo A (2009) Ethical and legal analyses of policy prohibiting tobacco smoking in enclosed public spaces. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics , 37 , (4) , pp. 828-840.

Connolly, Johnny (2008) European Legal Database on Drugs. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 25, Spring 2008 , p. 19.

Hyland, Andrew and Higbee, Cheryl and Hassan, Louise and Fong, Geoffrey T and Borland, Ron and Cummings, K. Michael and Hastings, Gerard (2008) Does smoke-free Ireland have more smoking inside the home and less in pubs than the United Kingdom? Findings from the international tobacco control policy evaluation project. European Journal of Public Health , 18 , (1) , pp. 63-65.

Allwright, Shane (2008) The impact of banning smoking in workplaces: what are the early effects? Applied Health Economics & Health Policy , 6 , (2-3) , pp. 81-92.

Mullally, BJ and Greiner, Birgit A and Allwright, Shane and Paul, G and Perry, Ivan J (2008) Prevalence of smoking among bar workers prior to the Republic of Ireland smokefree workplace legislation. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 177 , (4) , pp. 309-316.

Griffith, G and Welch, C and Cardone, A and Valdemoro, A and Jo, C (2008) The global momentum for smokefree public places: best practice in current and forthcoming smokefree policies. Salud Pública de México , 50 , (Supplement 3) .

Mhaoláin, Aine Ní and Kelly, Brendan D and Breen, Eugene G and Casey, Patricia (2007) Legal limits for paracetamol sales. The Lancet , 369 , (9570) , p. 1346.

Kob, Howard K and Joossens, Luk X and Connolly, Gregory N (2007) Making smoking history worldwide. New England Journal of Medicine , 356 , pp. 1496-1498.

Connolly, Johnny (2006) Government bans sale of 'magic' mushrooms. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 17, Spring 2006 , p. 9.

Connolly, Johnny (2005) Analysis of trends in drug law enforcement. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 13, Spring 2005 , pp. 14-16.

The Editor. (2005) Ireland's smoking ban is an admirable achievement. The Lancet , 365 , (9467) , p. 1282.

Moore, Joan (2004) From Drugnet Europe. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 12, December 2004 , p. 26.

Connolly, Johnny (2004) Legal issues in relation to consumption rooms. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 11, June 2004 , pp. 15-16.

Connolly, Johnny (2004) Reclassification of cannabis in the UK. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 10, March 2004 , p. 8.

McNicholas, WT (2004) Controlling passive smoking through legislation in Ireland: an attack on civil liberty or good public health policy? European Respiratory Journal , 24 , (3) , pp. 337-338.

Cahill, Richard and Clarke, A and Keenan, Eamon and Boland, M (2003) Consequences of legislative changes to methadone prescribing in Ireland. International Journal of Drug Policy , 14 , (3) , pp. 241-245.

McDermott, Paul Anthony (1999) The Proceeds of Crime Act, 1996: a review of the past 12 months. The Bar Review , 4 , (9) , pp. 413-418.

Charleton, Peter (1995) Drugs and crime - making the connection: a discussion paper. Irish Criminal Law Journal , 5 , pp. 220-240.

News

[Independent.ie] , O'Brien, Dan Dan O'Brien: We must take the emotion out of the debate over legalising drugs. (22 Apr 2018)

[Irish Times] , D'Arcy, Ciaran Group calls for decriminalisation of minor drugs possession by 2022. (26 Jan 2018)

[Irish Mirror] , O'Callaghan, Gavin Young drug dealers should be able to have records wiped for second chance, minister says. (07 Jan 2018)

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

[Dublin Live] , McDermott, Stephen Debate to legalise recreational cannabis in Ireland 'inevitable in three or four years', says Gino Kenny. (06 Dec 2017)

[Department of Health] Minister Byrne announces establishment of a Working Group to consider alternative approaches to the possession of drugs for personal use. (30 Nov 2017)

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

[EMCDDA] New legislation published today to bring faster response to new drugs. (21 Nov 2017)

[EMCDDA] Furanylfentanyl to be placed under control across the EU. (15 Nov 2017)

[Independent.ie] , Calder, Simon As tourist faces possible death penalty over painkillers, these are the medicines that could get you jailed abroad. (06 Nov 2017)

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

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

[Echo.ie] Drugs task force says ‘decriminalising’ would send out wrong message. (06 Jul 2017)

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

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Laws tackle booming trade in sedatives and sleeping tablets. (05 May 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Headshop drug treatments fell 50% after ban in 2010. (26 Apr 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Injecting centres: no honeypot effect. (25 Apr 2017)

[Independent.ie] New judge wants drugs court for North East. (18 Mar 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Experts to provide clarity on medicinal cannabis. (16 Mar 2017)

[United Nations Information Service] International Narcotics Control Board recommends international control of two fentanyl precursors. (02 Feb 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel One step closer to supervised injecting rooms. (20 Jan 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Smyth, Bobby P It’s time to smoke out the lies about cannabis. (19 Dec 2016)

Editorial. [Irish Times] The time is right to offer patients and doctors the choice of using medicinal cannabis in line with scientific evidence. (07 Dec 2016)

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

[Independent.ie] , O'Connor, Niall Medicinal cannabis could be legal by the spring. (02 Dec 2016)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Only 3% of convicted drug dealers given mandatory 10 years. (28 Nov 2016)

[Medical Independent] , Reilly, Catherine Shining a light on Ireland’s drug habits. (17 Nov 2016)

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

[Irish Examiner] , Colgan, Paul The global-market links of Ireland’s drugs scourge. (23 Jul 2016)

[Department of Health] Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016 is passed by the Oireachtas. (21 Jul 2016)

[RTE News] Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis tabled in Dáil. (21 Jul 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Loughlin, Elaine New law on drug dealing will criminalise 'vulnerable addicts'. (07 Jul 2016)

[Irish Times] , O'Regan, Michael Criminalising drugs stigmatises addiction, says Lynn Ruane. (30 Jun 2016)

[Department of Health] Minister Harris brings Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016 before the Oireachtas. (23 Jun 2016)

[Independent.ie] , McCormack, Claire New laws to crack down on gangland drugs crisis. (12 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)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Communities welcome Government pledge to consider 'mini' CABs. (15 May 2016)

[Belfast Telegraph] [Northern Ireland] New law prohibiting 'legal highs' hailed as milestone. (02 Feb 2016)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Drugs minister admits designer drugs like 2CB may not be illegal. (20 Jan 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Ó Ríordáin and Varadkar push for supervised drug centres. (02 Dec 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac 400,000 tablets seized as crisis deepens. (11 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] 160,000 convicted on possession of small amount of drugs in past decade. (26 Jul 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel Legal high ban ‘is working but spikes expected’. (11 Jul 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Kids as young as 13 using ‘legal highs’. (10 Jul 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Roísín Shortall to press Leo Varadkar over delays to drug laws. (14 Apr 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Gallagher, Conor and Byrne, Brian State drops €2.5m ecstasy charge due to drug appeal. (17 Mar 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Why is our 'war on drugs' mired in contradictions? (13 Mar 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac and McEnroe, Juno Drugs ruling: Cases in doubt after key ruling. (11 Mar 2015)

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

[breakingnews.ie] Ecstasy possession 'no longer criminal offence' after court ruling. (10 Mar 2015)

[Department of Health] Government introduces emergency legislation following Court of Appeal judgment. (10 Mar 2015)

[Herald.ie] , Fegan, Joyce Radical legislation to allow for supervised injecting centres for heroin users. (16 Feb 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Brien, Kelly Drug testing of drivers to become law. (17 Nov 2014)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] 'Important question' raised in drugs case at Court of Appeal. (11 Nov 2014)

[World Health Organization] World Health Organisation calls for the decriminalisation of drug use. (17 Jul 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Regulations enable cannabis medication. (11 Jul 2014)

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

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

[Independent.ie] , Brown, Colette Colette Brown: Why should teenagers become criminals for taking the odd spliff? (13 Feb 2014)

[BBC News Online] UK opts out of EU 'legal highs' plan. (14 Jan 2014)

, Fleming, David Ireland must act to combat its growing heroin problem. (03 Dec 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Brady, Tom Gang 'supermarket' with shelves of drugs and guns found by gardai. (28 Nov 2013)

[Oireachtas] Cannabis Regulation: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]. (06 Nov 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Cannabis Regulation: Motion [Private Members]. (05 Nov 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Cooper, Matt ‘High’-mindedness about the use of cannabis is counterproductive. (01 Nov 2013)

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

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Bill proposes to legalise recreational use of cannabis. (24 Oct 2013)

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

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

[Irish Examiner] , Heylin, Liam Judge: Joint smoker in control of car. (03 Oct 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Draft drugs SIs expected shortly. (03 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Report reveals weaknesses in 'war on drugs'. (01 Oct 2013)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. EMCDDA welcomes European Commission call for stronger EU action on new drugs. (17 Sep 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Reilly, Catherine DoH clarifies policy on handwritten scripts. (04 Sep 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Connolly, Shaun Traffic laws will crack down on drug driving. (27 Jun 2013)

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

[Irish Examiner] , Connolly, Shaun Call for crackdown on web prescription drugs trade. (02 Apr 2013)

[Spiegel online international] , Hollersen, Wiebke 'This Is Working': Portugal, 12 years after decriminalizing drugs. (28 Mar 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Kelly, Fiach Medicinal cannabis available here in the next year. (01 Dec 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Over 120,000 illegal tablets and capsules seized by authorities. (11 Oct 2012)

[rte.ie] New laws make it illegal to possess certain drugs without prescription. (28 May 2012)

[Department of Health and Children] Minister of State with responsibility for Drugs Strategy, Róisín Shortall T.D., announces ban on more head shop products. (02 Nov 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mousseau, Marie Catherine Controlled drugs. (06 Aug 2011)

[Home Office UK] UK Home Office has announced a ban on the import of phenazepam. (21 Jul 2011)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland. [Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland] Programme of the Polish presidency of the Council of Europe. (07 Jul 2011)

[BBC News Online] , Easton, Mark Drug laws 'may make matters worse'. (01 Apr 2011)

[European Commission] Commission achieves EU-wide ban on ecstasy-like drug mephedrone. (03 Dec 2010)

[Belfast Telegraph] Cannabis pills could soon be legalised in Republic of Ireland. (23 Nov 2010)

[European Commission] Commission calls for EU-wide ban on ecstasy-like drug mephedrone. (20 Oct 2010)

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. [The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland] New codeine guidance now in force – Pharmacy Regulator. (01 Aug 2010)

[Department of Health and Children] Opening Statement for meeting of Joint Committee on Health and Children in relation to recent legislation made to control certain substances under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977. (01 Jun 2010)

[Department of Health and Children] Department of Health and Children statement in relation to legislation to be made under Misuse of Drugs Act 1977. (03 Mar 2010)

[Guardian Unlimited] UK Drugs Act 2005 takes effect from 1 January. (03 Jan 2006)

Report

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Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Youth and drugs]. (08 Mar 2018)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Crime]. (27 Nov 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 193 - Cannabis for medicinal use [45537/17]. (26 Oct 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 143 - Misuse of drugs [31711/17]. (06 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 205 - Legislative programme [32057/17]. (06 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 392 - Medicinal products licensing [25288/17] [Medicinal cannabis]. (30 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 449 - Medicinal products regulation [23142/17] [Parkinson's, Cannabis]. (16 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 191. Medicinal products licensing [cannabis] [22212/17]. (10 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 508-509 - Medicinal products data [psychoactive drugs monitoring] [17648/17, 17651/17]. (11 Apr 2017)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Bill 2017. (10 Feb 2017)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health Debate. Illicit drug trafficking: motion. (08 Feb 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Cannabis for Medicinal Use (Regulations) Bill 2016: Second Stage [Private Members].. (01 Dec 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 36 - Prescriptions data [Opioids and sedatives] [37968/16]. (01 Dec 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 154 - Medicinal products [Cannabis] [38008/16]. (30 Nov 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 534 - Misuse of drugs [27238/16]. (27 Sep 2016)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016: report stage. (21 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 68 - Misuse of drugs [Sedatives] [20705/16]. (12 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second stage. (06 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016: committee stage. (29 Jun 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 42. - Proposed legislation [13702/16]. (02 Jun 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 472 - Medicinal products licensing [Cannabidiol medical marijuana] [11587/16]. (24 May 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 293 - Misuse of drugs [3004/16]. (02 Feb 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 78 - Misuse of drugs [36263/15]. (22 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann topical issue debate - Misuse of drugs. (06 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 177 - Proposed legislation (Misuse of Drugs Bill) [26484/15]. (01 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2015: Order for Second Stage. (10 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 187 - Legislative programme [benzodiazepines, z-drugs] [6395/15]. (12 Feb 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 610 - Road safety strategy [2668/15]. (22 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 206- Legislative measures [28869/14]. (03 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 451- Misuse of drugs [27837/14]. (01 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 277 - Misuse of drugs [12721/14]. (13 Mar 2014)

[Oireachtas] Government's priorities for the year ahead: statements (resumed) (continued). (06 Mar 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 211 - Medicinal products supply [21863/13]. (08 May 2013)

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Misuse of drugs [49108/12]. (08 Nov 2012)

[Oireachtas] Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Bill 2012: second stage. (19 Jun 2012)

[Oireachtas] 456 {477 & 478]. Deputy Kevin Humphreys asked the Minister for Health his plans to amend the Criminal Justice Psychoactive Substances Act, 2010 to ban the sale of cannabis seeds and fresh Psilocybin mushrooms also known as magic mushrooms as these are currently reported as being on sale in head shops and not banned under current law. [23891/12]. (15 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Debate: Protection of Children’s Health from Tobacco Smoke Bill 2012: Second Stage. (09 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] 670. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health his plans to ban the use of Methoxetamine as a legal high. [21973/12]. (01 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] 207. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health his views on a tobacco product (details supplied) sold in head shops. [2651/12]. (18 Jan 2012)

[Oireachtas] 450. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health his plans to criminalise imported prescription tablets being sold to drug addicts here. [38840/11]. (06 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] 172. Deputy Kevin Humphreys asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a significant street market has emerged for the sale of prescription drugs; his plans to make the sale of such drugs, without due authorisation, a criminal offence. [26765/11]. (29 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] Order of business: Sale of drugs inside and outside schools. (12 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] 547. Deputy John Halligan asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that many of the products which were being previously sold in head shops are now widely available to anybody online.[18219/11]. (05 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] 340. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Health and Children if he and the Garda Síochána have identified the increasing problem of prescription drugs being sold illegally; and the measures he and the Garda Síochána are taking to address this problem. [12737/11]. (24 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 158. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health and Children if she will reconsider her decision not to allow cannabis- based drugs to be used for the medical treatment of multiple sclerosis sufferers and other patients.[42398/10]. (16 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] 269. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform if he is satisfied that the recent legislation passed by the Dáil has resulted in the closure of all the head shops here. [39279/10]. (16 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] 127. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health and Children her view on the guidelines on the sale of medicines containing codeine which were issued by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. [42115/10]. (11 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] 257. Deputy Charlie O’Connor asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the effects of his recent anti-headshops laws. [35461/10]. (06 Oct 2010)

[Oireachtas] 196. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Health and Children the investigations carried out on the headshop product referred to as “whack”; and if it will form part of a future ban. (05 Oct 2010)

[Oireachtas] 82. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the steps he is taking to address the growing on line trade in dangerous psychoactive substances. [28287/10]. (30 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] 179. Deputy Leo Varadkar asked the Minister for Health and Children if consideration has been given to licensing sativex for sufferers of multiple sclerosis. [27707/10]. (29 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] 125. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health and Children if she has plans to ban drug kits which contain materials and give advice on growing magic mushrooms. [21015/10]. (19 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 80. Deputy Tom Hayes asked the Minister for Health and Children when legislation to ban the sale and distribution of substances sold in head shops and to provide for the closure of head shops will be introduced. [20273/10]. (18 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 8. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice; Equality and Law Reform the steps that are being taken in advance of the ban on mephedrone and various other substances. [19654/10]. (13 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 188. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the position regarding the proposed legislation in relation to head shops. [18994/10]. (12 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 136. Deputy Enda Kenny asked the Minister for Health and Children her plans to ban a substance on sale in head shops. [17066/10]. (28 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] 150. Deputy Paul Gogarty asked the Minister for Health and Children if there is any legal barrier to making certain combinations of substances illegal until they have been assessed by the EU and national regulatory authorities. [16665/10]. (27 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] 374. Deputy James Reilly asked the Minister for Health and Children the actions she will take to restrict the operation of head shops and the sale of products. [15224/10]. (20 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] Deputy Denis Naughten raised the issue of a ban on mephedrone. (24 Mar 2010)

[Oireachtas] 164. Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Minister for Health and Children the reason she proposes a three month standstill on legislative measures to outlaw the sale of certain products commonly sold in head shops.[11831/10]. (10 Mar 2010)

[Oireachtas] 262. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Health and Children the substances in products sold in head shops that are currently banned. [6679/10]. (09 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] 446. Deputy Brian O’Shea asked the Minister for Health and Children the substances that have been added to the list of scheduled substances under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977. [1612/10]. (19 Jan 2010)

Book

Healy, Deirdre and Hamilton, Claire and Butler, Michelle, eds. (2016) The Routledge handbook of Irish criminology. Oxon: Routledge .

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Barrett, Damon, ed. (2011) Children of the Drug War. Perpsectives on the impact of drug policies on young people. New York: The International Debate Education Association .

Kleiman, Mark AR and Caulkins, Jonathan P and Hawken, Angela (2011) Drugs and drug policy: what everyone needs to know. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

Hughes, Rita and Lart, Rachel and Higate, Paul, eds. (2006) Drugs: policy and politics. Introducing Social Policy Series Berkshire: Open University Press .

Wills, Simon (2005) Drugs of abuse. London: Pharmaceutical Press .

Winger, Gail and Woods, James H and Hofmann, Frederick G (2004) A handbook on drug and alcohol abuse: the biomedical aspects. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

Vellinga, Menno, ed. (2004) The political economy of the drug industry: Latin America and the international system. Gainesville FL: University of Florida Press .

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Husak, Douglas N. (2002) Legalize this! The case for decriminalizing drugs. Practical ethics series London: Verso .

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Parker, Howard and Aldridge, Judith and Egginton, Roy, eds. (2001) UK drugs unlimited: new research and policy lessons on illicit drug use. New York: Palgrave .

Dorn, Nicholas and Jamieson, Alison, eds. (2001) European drug laws: the room for manoeuvre. The full report of a comparative legal research into drug laws of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Sweden and their relations to international drug conventions. London: Drugscope .

Sarat, Austin, ed. Bayer, Linda (2001) Drugs, crime and criminal justice. Philadelphia: Chelsea House .

Dorn, Nicholas, ed. (1999) Regulating European drug problems: administrative measures and civil law in the control of drug trafficking, nuisance and use. The Hague: Kluwer Law International .

Quin, Suzanne and Kennedy, Patricia and O'Donnell, Anne and Kiely, Gabriel (1999) Contemporary Irish social policy. Dublin: University College Dublin Press .

Coomber, Ross, ed. (1998) The control of drugs and drug users: reason or reaction? Australia: Harwood .

Reinarman, Craig and Levine, Harry G, eds. (1997) Crack in America: demon drugs and social justice. Berkeley: University of California Press .

Dorn, Nicholas and Jersen, Jorgen and Savona, Ernesto, eds. (1996) European drug policies and enforcement. Basingstoke: MacMillan Press .

Szasz, Thomas (1996) Our right to drugs: the case for a free market. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press .

Korf, Dirk (1995) Dutch treat: formal control and illicit drug use in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Thesis Publishers .

O'Hare, PA and Newcombe, R and Matthews, A and Buning, EC and Drucker, E, eds. (1992) The reduction of drug-related harm. London: Routledge .

Tonry, Michael and Wilson, James Q, eds. (1990) Drugs and crime. Crime and Justice. Volume 13 .

Gossop, Michael and Grant, Marcus, eds. (1990) Preventing and controlling drug abuse. Geneva: World Health Organization .

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Thesis

Kelly, D (2002) Exploring the legalisation of cannabis in Ireland. Masters thesis, National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Delaney, Madeline (2002) Hearsay heresy: circumvention of the rule against hearsay and diminishing procedural protection for an accused under the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996, the Proceeds of Crime Act 1996, and the Bail Act 1997. Other thesis, University College Cork.

Video

Keane, Marcus (2016) Medically supervised injecting centres update. Ana Liffey Drug Project.

Other

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2011) Statistical bulletin 2011. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon.

Citizens Information Board. (2011) Drug offences. Citizens Information Board, Dublin.

Department of Health. (2010) Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2010. Department of Health.

FactSheet

HRB National Drugs Library. (2018) Factsheet: Cocaine - the Irish situation. Dublin: HRB National Drugs Library.

HRB National Drugs Library. (2017) Factsheet: Cannabis - the Irish situation. Dublin: HRB National Drugs Library.

United Kingdom. Home Office. (2014) UK: Serious Crime Bill. Fact sheet: Overview of the Bill. London: Home Office.

Tobacco Control Unit. (2011) Tobacco control factsheet. Dublin: Department of Health and Children.

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