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Nazif-Munoz, José Ignacio and Martínez, Pablo and Huỳnh, Christophe and Massamba, Victoria and Zefania, Isaora and Rochette, Louis and Vasiliadis, Helen-Maria (2024) Changes in prenatal cannabis-related diagnosed disorders after the Cannabis Act and the COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec, Canada. Addiction , Early online .

Kalbfuss, Jörg and Odermatt, Reto and Stutzer, Alois (2024) Medical marijuana laws and mental health in the United States. Health Economics, Policy, and Law , Early online , pp. 1-16.

Galvin, Brian (2024) Deliberative democracy and citizens’ assemblies. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 87, Winter 2024, Supplement , pp. 12-15.

Dillon, Lucy (2024) Final report of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 87, Winter 2024, Supplement , pp. 2-12.

Li, Ling and Liang, Yang and Sabia, Joseph J and Dave, Dhaval M (2024) Research letter. Recreational marijuana legalization and workplace injuries among younger workers. JAMA Health Forum , 5 , (2) .

Piatkowski, Timothy and Gibbs, Nick and Dunn, Matthew (2024) Beyond the law: exploring the impact of criminalising anabolic–androgenic steroid use on help-seeking and health outcomes in Australia. Journal of Criminology , 57 , (1) , pp. 62-82.

Sevigny, Eric L and Greathouse, Jared and Medhin, Danye N (2023) Health, safety, and socioeconomic impacts of cannabis liberalization laws: an evidence and gap map. Campbell Systematic Reviews , 19 , (4) .

Mongan, Deirdre (2023) Trends in Irish public attitudes to permitting cannabis for recreational use since 2002. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 86, Summer 2023 , pp. 24-25.

van Amsterdam, Jan and Burgess, Nicholas and van den Brink, Wim (2023) Legal approaches to new psychoactive substances: first empirical findings. European Addiction Research , 29 , (5) , pp. 363-372.

Lapham, Gwen T and Matson, Theresa E and Bobb, Jennifer F and Luce, Casey and Oliver, Malia M and Hamilton, Leah K and Bradley, Katharine A (2023) Prevalence of cannabis use disorder and reasons for use among adults in a US state where recreational cannabis use is legal. JAMA Network Open , 6 , (8) .

Dillon, Lucy (2023) Joint Committee on Justice report on decriminalisation. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 85, Spring 2023 , pp. 6-8.

Kourgiantakis, Toula and Lee, Eunjung and Kosar, A Kumsal Tekirdag and Tait, Christine and Lau, Carrie K Y and McNeil, Sandra and Craig, Shelley and Ashcroft, Rachelle and Williams, Charmaine C and Goldstein, Abby L and Chandrasekera, Uppala and Sur, Deepy and Henderson, J L (2023) Youth cannabis use in Canada post-legalization: service providers' perceptions, practices, and recommendations. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy , 18 .

Aletraris, Lydia and Graves, Brian D and Ndung'u, Joyce J (2023) Assessing the impact of recreational cannabis legalization on cannabis use disorder and admissions to treatment in the United States. Current Addiction Reports , 10 , (2) , pp. 198-209.

Hall, Wayne and Leung, Janni and Carlini, Beatriz H (2023) How should policymakers regulate the tetrahydrocannabinol content of cannabis products in a legal market? Addiction , 118 , (6) , pp. 998-1003.

Walker, Madison and Saarela, Olli and Mann, Robert and Carpino, Melissa and Cusimano, Michael D (2023) The effect of recreational cannabis legalization on rates of traffic injury in Canada. Addiction , 118 , (8) , pp. 1517-1526.

Nahar, Limon K and Paterson, Sue (2023) Reclassification of pregabalin in the UK: has it made a difference in deaths? Journal of Analytical Toxicology , 47 , (1) .

Smyth, Bobby P and Davey, Aoife and Keenan, Eamon (2023) Deterrence effect of penalties upon adolescent cannabis use. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , Early online , pp. 1-6.

Tscharke, Benjamin J and O'Brien, Jake W and Ahmed, Fahad and Ngyuen, Lynn and Ghetia, Maulik and Chan, Gary and Thai, Phong and Gerber, Cobus and Bade, Richard and Mueller, Jochen and Thomas, Kevin V and White, Jason and Hall, Wayne (2023) A wastewater-based evaluation of the effectiveness of codeine control measures in Australia. Addiction , 118 , (3) , pp. 480-488.

Kissane, Jack R and Flaherty, Gerard T (2023) Transportation of therapeutic and controlled drugs across international borders: a descriptive analysis of information available to travellers. International Health , 15 , (1) , pp. 104-106.

Hall, Wayne and Stjepanović, Daniel and Dawson, Danielle and Leung, Janni (2023) The implementation and public health impacts of cannabis legalization in Canada: a systematic review. Addiction , 118 , (11) , pp. 2062-2072.

Scher, Benjamin D and Neufeld, Scott D and Butler, Amanda and Bonn, Matthew and Zakimi, Naomi and Farrell, Jack and Greer, Alissa (2023) "Criminalization causes the stigma”: perspectives from people who use drugs. Contemporary Drug Problems , 50 , (3) , pp. 402-425.

Allaf, Sara and Lim, Jessy S and Buckley, Nicholas A and Cairns, Rose (2023) The impact of cannabis legalization and decriminalization on acute poisoning: a systematic review. Addiction , 118 , (12) , pp. 2252-2251.

Fischer, Benedikt and Jutras-Aswad, Didier and Hall, Wayne (2023) Outcomes associated with nonmedical cannabis legalization policy in Canada: taking stock at the 5-year mark. Canadian Medical Association Journal , 195 , (39) , E1351-E1353.

Giulini, Francesca and Keenan, Eamon and Killeen, Nicki and Ivers, Jo-Hanna (2023) A systematized review of drug-checking and related considerations for implementation as a harm reduction intervention. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , 55 , (1) , pp. 85-93.

Hamilton, Claire (2023) Crime, justice and criminology in the Republic of Ireland. European Journal of Criminology , 20 , (5) , pp. 1597-1620.

Hughes, Adrienne R and Grusing, Sara and Lin, Amber and Hendrickson, Robert G and Sheridan, David C and Marshall, Rebecca and Horowitz, B Z (2023) Trends in intentional abuse and misuse ingestions in school-aged children and adolescents reported to US poison centers from 2000-2020. Clinical Toxicology , 61 , (1) , pp. 64-71.

Hall, Wayne and Leung, Janni and Carlini, Beatriz H (2023) How should policy makers regulate the tetrahydrocannabinol content of cannabis products in a legal market? Addiction , 118 , (6) , pp. 998-1003.

Mennis, Jeremy and McKeon, Thomas P and Stahler, Gerald J (2022) Recreational cannabis legalization alters associations among cannabis use, perception of risk, and cannabis use disorder treatment for adolescents and young adults. Addictive Behaviors , 138 , p. 107552.

Macha, Vandana and Abouk, Rahi and Drake, Coleman (2022) Association of recreational cannabis legalization with alcohol use among adults in the US, 2010 to 2019. JAMA Health Forum , 3 , (11) .

Richards, Monica (2022) Medical cannabis legalisation in Europe: where are we now and which countries should you be watching? Cannabis Industry News .

Dillon, Lucy (2022) The cannabis policy debate. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 82, Summer 2022 , pp. 5-7.

Dillon, Lucy (2022) Overview of 65th session of Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 82, Summer 2022 , p. 8.

Craft, Sam and Dunn, Michael and Vidler, Dan and Officer, Jane and Blagbrough, Ian S and Pudney, Christopher R and Henderson, Graeme and Abouzeid, Ahmed and Dargan, Paul I and Eddleston, Michael and Cooper, Jamie and Hill, Simon L and Roper, Clair and Freeman, Tom P and Thomas, Simon H L (2022) Trends in hospital presentations following analytically confirmed synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonist exposure before and after implementation of the 2016 UK Psychoactive Substances Act. Addiction , 117 , (11) , pp. 2899-2906.

Nguyen, Hai V and Mital, Shweta (2022) Changes in youth cannabis use after an increase in cannabis minimum legal age in Quebec, Canada. JAMA Network Open , 5 , (6) .

Myran, Daniel T and Cantor, Nathan and Finkelstein, Yaron and Pugliese, Michael and Guttmann, Astrid and Jesseman, Rebecca and Tanuseputro, Peter (2022) Unintentional pediatric cannabis exposures after legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. JAMA Network Open , 5 , (1) , e2142521.

Windle, James and Murphy, Paul (2022) How a moral panic influenced the world’s first blanket ban on new psychoactive substances. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 29 , (3) , pp. 265-275.

Gabri, Alexander Carl and Galanti, Maria Rosaria and Orsini, Nicola and Magnusson, Cecilia (2022) Changes in cannabis policy and prevalence of recreational cannabis use among adolescents and young adults in Europe - an interrupted time-series analysis. PLoS ONE , 17 , (1) .

Ferreiria, Plinio M and Nutt, David (2022) Regulating the oxides of nitrogen – popping the myths. Drug Science, Policy and Law , 8 , (1) .

Chiu, Vivian and Hall, Wayne and Chan, Gary and Hides, Leanne and Leung, Janni (2022) A systematic review of trends in US attitudes toward cannabis legalization. Substance Use & Misuse , 57 , (7) , pp. 1052-1061.

Cadogan, Cathal A and Bradley, Colin P and Bennett, Kathleen (2021) Impact of changes in controlled drugs legislation on benzodiazepine receptor agonist prescribing in Ireland: a repeated cross-sectional study. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology , 77 , (6) , pp. 903-912.

Dalgarno, Phil and O'Rawe, Steve and Hammersley, Richard (2021) Illegal drugs in the UK: Is it time for considered legalisation to improve public health? Drug Science, Policy and Law , 7 , pp. 1-3.

Matthay, Ellicott C and Kiang, Mathew V and Elser, Holly and Schmidt, Laura and Humphreys, Keith (2021) Evaluation of State cannabis laws and rates of self-harm and assault. JAMA Network Open , 4 , (3) , e211955.

Lukić, Vera and Micić, Ružica and Arsić, Biljana and Nedović, Bojan and Radosavljević, Živana (2021) Overview of the major classes of new psychoactive substances, psychoactive effects, analytical determination and conformational analysis of selected illegal drugs. Open Chemistry , 19 , (1) .

Earp, Brian D and Lewis, Jonathan and Hart, Carl L (2021) Racial justice requires ending the War on Drugs. The American Journal of Bioethics , pp. 1-29.

Paschall, Mallie J and García-Ramírez, Grisel (2021) Recreational marijuana legalization and use among California adolescents: findings from a statewide survey. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs , 82 , (1) , pp. 103-111.

Smyth, Bobby P and Cannon, Mary (2021) Cannabis legalization and adolescent cannabis use: explanation of paradoxical findings. The Journal of Adolescent Health , 69 , (1) , pp. 14-15.

Deen, Adrian A and Claridge, Hugh and Treble, Richard D and Hamnett, Hilary J and Copeland, Caroline S (2021) Deaths from novel psychoactive substances in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: evaluating the impact of the UK psychoactive substances act 2016. Journal of Psychopharmacology , 35 , (11) , pp. 1315-1323.

Seddon, Toby (2021) From law to regulation: re-appraising the misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Drugs and Alcohol Today , 21 , (4) , pp. 289-297.

Varì, Maria Rosaria and Mannocchi, Giulio and Tittarelli, Roberta and Campanozzi, Laura Leondina and Nittari, Giulio and Feola, Alessandro and Umani Ronchi, Federica and Ricci, Giovanna (2020) New psychoactive substances: evolution in the exchange of information and innovative legal responses in the European Union. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 17 , (22) .

Deligianni, Elena and Daniel, Omari J and Corkery, John M and Schifano, Fabrizio and Lione, Lisa A (2020) Impact of the UK Psychoactive Substances Act on awareness, use, experiences and knowledge of potential associated health risks of Novel Psychoactive Substances. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology , 86 , (3) .

Guiney, Ciara (2020) Recent legislation. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 73, Spring 2020 , pp. 10-13.

Lyons, Suzi (2020) Appropriate prescribing of pregabalin. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 73, Spring 2020 , pp. 21-22.

Lipnik-Štangelj, Metoda and Razinger, Barbara (2020) A regulatory take on cannabis and cannabinoids for medicinal use in the European Union. Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology , 71 , (1) , pp. 12-18.

Smyth, Bobby P and Daly, Antoinette and Elmusharaf, Khalifa and McDonald, Conor and Clarke, Mary and Craig, Sarah and Cullen, Walter (2020) Legislation targeting head shops selling new psychoactive substances and changes in drug‐related psychiatric admissions: a national database study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry , 14 , (1) , pp. 53-60.

Robertson, Kirsten J and Tustin, Karen (2020) Control of recreational cannabis in a New Zealand university sample: perceptions of informal and formal controls. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment , 14 , p. 1178221820953397.

Dillon, Lucy (2019) Headshop legislation and changes in drug-related psychiatric admissions. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 71, Autumn 2019 , p. 13.

Zaami, S (2019) New psychoactive substances: concerted efforts and common legislative answers for stemming a growing health hazard. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences , 23 , (22) , pp. 9681-9690.

Dillon, Lucy (2019) Ministerial segment of 62nd session of Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 70, Summer 2019 , pp. 5-6.

Dillon, Lucy (2019) International guidelines on human rights and drug policy. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 70, Summer 2019 , pp. 6-7.

Logan, Pamela (2019) IPU: Medical cannabis update. IPU Review , August 2019 , pp. 20-21.

Millar, Sean (2019) Pregabalin and gabapentin reclassified as controlled drugs in the UK. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 68, Winter 2019 , p. 20.

Platt, Lucy and Grenfell, Pippa and Meiksin, Rebecca and Elmes, Jocelyn and Sherman, Susan G and Sanders, Teela and Mwangi, Peninah and Crago, Anna-Louise (2018) Associations between sex work laws and sex workers' health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies. PLoS Medicine , 15 , (12) , e1002680.

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.

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

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.

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.

Smyth, Bobby P and James, Philip and Cullen, Walter and Darker, Catherine D (2015) "So prohibition can work?" Changes in use of novel psychoactive substances among adolescents attending a drug and alcohol treatment service following a legislative ban. International Journal of Drug Policy , 26 , (9) , pp. 887-889.

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) UN body passes drug resolutions. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 50, Summer 2014 , pp. 3-4.

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

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

Kavanagh, Pierce and Power, John D (2014) New psychoactive substances legislation in Ireland – Perspectives from academia. Drug Testing and Analysis , 6 , ((7-8)) , pp. 884-891.

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) , pp. 70-75.

Pike, Brigid (2012) UN affirms 100 years of international drug control. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 42, Summer 2012 , pp. 4-5.

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.

Agyapong, Vincent and Sighn, K and Savage, M and Thekiso, Thekiso B and Finn, M and Farren, Conor Kevin and Mcloughlin, D (2012) Use of codeine containing medicines by Irish psychiatric patients before and after the introduction of regulations on their supply. European Psychiatry , 57 , (S1) , p. 27.

Tormey, William P (2012) Cannabis misinterpretation and misadventure in a coroner's court. Medicine, Science and the Law , 52 , (4) , pp. 229-230.

McElrath, Karen and O'Neill, Christina (2011) Experiences with mephedrone pre-and-post legislative controls: perceptions of safety and sources of supply. International Journal of Drug Policy , 22 , (2) , pp. 120-127.

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.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Brennan, Rebekah (2011) 'Heads held high': an exploratory study of legal highs in pre-legislation Ireland. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse , 10 , (3) , pp. 256-272.

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.

Connolly, Johnny (2010) Legal responses to new psychoactive substances in Europe. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 34, Summer 2010 , pp. 19-20.

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.

Connolly, Johnny (2009) Reports examine effects of decriminalisation of drugs in Portugal. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 30, Summer 2009 , pp. 22-23.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Seanad Éireann debate. Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2024: Committee and Remaining Stages. (09 Jul 2024)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Drugs Use debate. Engagement on decriminalisation, depenalisation, diversion and legalisation (resumed). (09 Jul 2024)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Drugs Use debate - Decriminalisation, depenalisation, diversion and legalisation of drugs: discussion. (27 Jun 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Question 664 – Substance misuse [HHC] [17930/24]. (23 Apr 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 433 & 692 – Medicinal Products & Substance misuse [Naloxone] [11470/24 & 10276/24]. (07 Mar 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Question 270 – Substance misuse [HHC hexahydrocannabinol]. (22 Feb 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate, Topical issue debate – Departmental regulations [Synthetic cannabinoid HHC]. (20 Feb 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 8–15 - Citizens' Assembly. (13 Feb 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Misuse of drugs (cannabis regulation) Bill 2022: second stage [private members]. (31 Jan 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 6 & 11 - Cabinet committees [cannabis] [3806/24] [4024/24]. (30 Jan 2024)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Leaders' questions [Citizens assembly]. (24 Jan 2024)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Éireann debate - Vol. 297 No. 8. An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business [Nitrous Oxide Bill]. (29 Nov 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. EU Regulation on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters: Motion. (11 Jul 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 456, 620, 621, 622 - Substance misuse [Cannabinoid vaping] [30556/23, 30553/23, 30554/23, 30555/23]. (27 Jun 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 21 - Cannabis for medicinal use [26688/23]. (01 Jun 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 162 - Research and development [26461/23]. (31 May 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 770 - Legislative measures [Medicinal cannabis] [26245/23]. (30 May 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 161 – Drug dealing [23293/23]. (17 May 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 65 - Medicinal products [Pregabalin] [18539/23]. (20 Apr 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022: report and final stages. [Spiking]. (29 Mar 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Citizens' assembly on drugs use: motion. (21 Feb 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answers 144, 145 - Legislative measures [Spiking] [7582/23, 7583/23]. (15 Feb 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Cannabis Regulation) Bill 2022: First Stage. (24 Nov 2022)

[Oireachtas] Select Committee on Justice debate. Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022: Committee stage. (08 Nov 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022: Second Stage. (13 Oct 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 1493 – Cannabis for medicinal use [29429/22]. (14 Jun 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Written answer 254 - legislative measures [21541/22]. (28 Apr 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 336 – Legislative reviews [10616/22]. (24 Feb 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Coercion of a Minor (Misuse of Drugs Amendment) Bill 2022: First Stage. (26 Jan 2022)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health debate. National Drugs Strategy: Minister of State at the Department of Health. (19 Jan 2022)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Éireann debate. Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill 2021: Report and final stages. (01 Dec 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Written answer 160 - Crime data. (24 Nov 2021)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate - Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee Stage - SECTION 4. (10 Nov 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill 2021: committee and remaining stages. (06 Oct 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions on promised legislation. (01 Jul 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Medical cannabis]. (21 Jan 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Special Committee on Covid-19 Response final report: motion [Medical cannabis]. (19 Nov 2020)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Topical issue debate. Questions on promised legislation. (17 Sep 2020)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009: Motions. (24 Jun 2020)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2019: first stage. (04 Dec 2019)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate. Illegal drugs: motion. (13 Nov 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on Promised Legislation (Resumed) [Medicinal cannabis]. (07 Nov 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions - Legislative programme. (16 Oct 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Medicinal cannabis]. (26 Jun 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Medicinal cannabis]. (12 Jun 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Topical issue debate – Misuse of drugs [CBD]. (11 Jun 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [THC]. (30 May 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Medical cannabis]. (04 Oct 2018)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Act 2017. (05 Apr 2018)

[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. Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 report: motion [private members]. (09 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] [New psychoactive drugs]. (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: report and final stages. (30 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (supervised injecting facilities) Bill 2017: Second stage (resumed). (09 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer – 651 Legislative process [7646/17] [Prescription drugs]. (07 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (supervised injecting facilities) Bill 2017: Second Stage (Continued). (23 Feb 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 432 - Misuse of drugs [8277/17] [CBD]. (21 Feb 2017)

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

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 55 - Commencement of legislation [Cannabis] [4526/17]. (01 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] Dail Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016 [Seanad]: 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 (Resumed) (Continued). (07 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016 [Seanad]: 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 765 - National drugs strategy [13555/16]. (31 May 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] [Z-drugs]. (02 Feb 2016)

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

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. 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] Dail Eireann debate. 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 127 - Proposed legislation [medicinal cannabis] [38414/14]. (08 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 206 - Legislative measures [28869/14] [Sedatives]. (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] [Sedatives]. (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] [Internet retail].. (08 May 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 305 - Misuse of drugs [49108/12] [Sedatives]. (08 Nov 2012)

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

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 456, 477 & 478 - proposed legislation [Psilocybin & headshops] [23891/12]. (15 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 670 - Banned substances [Methoxetamine] [21973/12]. (01 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 207 - Misuse of drugs [Mad Alice]. [2651/12]. (18 Jan 2012)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 450 - Medicinal products [Prescription drugs] [38840/11]. (06 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 172 - Crime prevention [Prescription drugs] [26765/11]. (29 Sep 2011)

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

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer - National Drugs Strategy [18219/11]. (05 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 340 - Crime prevention [Prescription drugs] [12737/11]. (24 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 158 - banned substances [Medicinal cannabis] [42398/10]. (16 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 269 - Controlled drugs [New psychoactive substances] [39279/10]. (16 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 127 - Medicinal products [Codeine] [42115/10]. (11 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 257 - Misuse of drugs [Headshops] [35461/10]. (06 Oct 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 196 - Misuse of drugs [Whack] [28766/10]. (05 Oct 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 82 - Legislative programme [Online trade] [28287/10]. (30 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children debate. Regulation of psychoactive substances: Discussion with Department of Health and Children and HSE. (01 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 125 - National drugs strategy [Magic mushrooms] [21015/10]. (19 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 80 & 118 - Misuse of drugs [Head shops] [20273/10, 20190/10]. (18 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Other question 8 - Controlled drugs [mephedrone] [19654/10]. (13 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 188 - National drugs strategy [Head shops] [18994/10]. (12 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 136 - Misuse of drugs [Head shops] [17066/10]. (28 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 150, 179, 196, 197, 204 - Misuse of drugs [16665/10]. (27 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs debate. Head shops: discussion. (21 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 374 - Proposed legislation [Head shops] [15224/10]. (20 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Order of business [mephedrone]. (24 Mar 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 164 - Misuse of drugs [Head shops] .[11831/10]. (10 Mar 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 269 - Medicinal products [Head shops] [7928/10]. (16 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 19, 65, 67 - Substance misuse [Head shops].[6894/10, 6985/10, 6720/10]. (11 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 212, 218, 233, 235, 283 - National Drugs Strategy [Head shops] [6077/10, 6077/10, 6236/10, 5540/10, 6855/10]. (09 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 262 - Misuse of drugs [Head shops] [6679/10]. (09 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate. Head shops: statements. (03 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 281 & 323 - National Drugs Strategy [Head shops] [4556/10]. (02 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 123, 137, 149 - Pharmacy regulations [Mephedrone] [2755/10, 2785/10, 2834/10]. (21 Jan 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 446 & 447 - National Drugs Strategy [Head shops] [1612/10]. (19 Jan 2010)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 89 - Medicinal products [Benzylpiperazine] [4318/08]. (07 Feb 2008)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 144 - Legislative programme [Hallucinogenic substances] [26827/06]. (05 Jul 2006)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 191 - Pharmacy regulations [5945/06]. (15 Feb 2006)

Book

Buxton, Julia and Chinery-Hesse, Mary and Tinasti, Khalid, eds. (2021) Drug policies and development, conflict and coexistence. International Development Policy series no.12 Geneva, Boston: Graduate Institute Publications, Brill-Nijhoff .

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World Health Organization. (2001) How to develop and implement a national drug policy. Geneva: World Health Organization .

Book Section

Preuss, Charles V and Kalava, Arun and King, Kevin C (2022) Prescription of controlled substances: benefits and risks. In: Statpearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing .

Thesis

Smyth, Bobby P (2018) Addressing the harms related to youth substance use: treatment of individuals and population focused legislative responses. PhD thesis, University of Limerick.

Video

Citizens’ Assembly. (2023) Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use: session 21 October 2023.

Ireland. Citizens’ Assembly. (2023) Citizens' Assembly speaker videos. Citizens’ Assembly.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2021) Webinar: Cannabis control approaches across Europe. EMCDDA.

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

Dataset

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2024) Data from the UNODC early warning advisory on new psychoactive substances.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2023) EMCDDA statistical bulletin - data and statistics on the drug situation in Europe.

Teaching Resource

Secretariat to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. (2022) E-learning on "Availability of and access to controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes". Vienna: United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

Secretariat to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. (2022) E-learning on Introduction to scheduling. Vienna: United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

Other

Department of Health. (2010) Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2010. Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin.

News

[Irish Examiner] , Murphy, Ann GPs and psychiatrists urging cabinet ministers to oppose legalisation of possession of cannabis for personal use. (30 Jan 2024)

[Irish Times] , McHale, Ryan Letter to the Editor. Drugs policy and public health. Legalisation and regulatory control. (22 Jan 2024)

[thejournal.ie] , Matthews, Jane People Before Profit Bill to legalise personal use of cannabis seen as ‘test for Government'. (17 Nov 2023)

[Citizens' Assembly] Citizens’ Assembly on drugs use publishes full 36 recommendations. (23 Oct 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Cormac O'Keeffe: Drugs assembly sets goal and leaves it to Oireachtas to reach it. (23 Oct 2023)

[RTE News] , Conneely, Ailbhe Citizens' Assembly votes for health-led approach to drug use. (21 Oct 2023)

Citizens’ Assembly. Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use hears about Ireland’s place in international drugs trade. (02 Sep 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Senior Garda says policing injection centre will be 'challenging'. (28 Aug 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Open drug use will 'surge' if laws changed, claims top garda. (24 Aug 2023)

[thejournal.ie] , McCarron, Jamie 'The baggies don't have a little health warning': Doctor warns coke strokes are on the rise. (05 Aug 2023)

[Irish Times] , Cluskey, Peter Amsterdam makes it illegal to smoke cannabis outdoors. (25 May 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs has been given a mammoth task. (15 Apr 2023)

[Sinn Fein] , Ward, Mark Sinn Féin to introduce legislation to tackle increase in young people using nitrous oxide - Mark Ward TD. (04 Apr 2023)

[Department of Health] Government agrees to establish a Citizens’ Assembly on drugs use. (14 Feb 2023)

[thejournal.ie] , Kenny, Gino Gino Kenny: It's time to decriminalise the possession of cannabis for personal use. (24 Nov 2022)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife Bill to be introduced that would legalise personal use of cannabis. (12 Nov 2022)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Faolain, Aodhan Court dismisses challenge to ban on selling products containing THC. (09 Nov 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Tougher cannabis laws impact occasional users but not frequent drug takers. (03 Nov 2022)

[RTE Primetime] , McMorrow, Conor Some pharmacies failed to adhere to codeine guidelines - investigation. (04 Oct 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , Hoare, Padraig EU pushes Ireland to outlaw opioid that is 500 times more potent than morphine. (12 Apr 2022)

[thejournal.ie] , O'Faolain, Aodhan High Court challenge alleges Irish anti-drug legislation is against EU free movement of goods. (23 Dec 2021)

[breakingnews.ie] Court rules that section of anti drug trafficking law is unconstitutional. (04 Jun 2021)

[An Garda Siochana] Introduction of new offences to the adult cautioning scheme, December 2020. (14 Dec 2020)

[EMCDDA] Recreational cannabis supply approved by voters in four US states but rejected in New Zealand. (07 Dec 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , Dunphy, Liz New lobby group wants greater access to medicinal cannabis. (23 Nov 2020)

[newstalk.com] , Staines, Michael Call for drugs to be 'nationalised' and legally sold in Government-run pharmacies. (24 Oct 2020)

[Extra.ie] , Bruce, Helen Pot of gold — Irish farmers seeking law change to get in on medical cannabis trade. (18 Oct 2020)

[Irish Examiner] Anthony Fay: Government passes parcel to Citizens' Assembly to consider drugs use policy. (04 Aug 2020)

World Health Organization. [WHO] Eleven New Psychoactive Substances to be considered for international control by 43rd ECDD. (21 Jul 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Call for new laws to combat use of children in sale of drugs. (07 Nov 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , Loughlin, Elaine 'We have been given a car with no keys': Calls for medicinal cannabis programme to be expedited. (30 Oct 2019)

[Independent.ie] , Feehan, Conor New laws to stop drug gangs using youngsters. (15 Oct 2019)

[Irish Times] , Paul, Mark Roll up, roll up: capitalism will drive cannabis legalisation in Ireland. (23 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] , Keane, Marcus Opinion: The government's new drug policy will do nothing to end the stigmatisation of drug users. (07 Aug 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Leo Varadkar: Josepha Madigan 'didn't lobby against the methadone clinic'. (02 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)

[Irish Examiner] , McConnell, Daniel Conflict over plan to soften drug law; Minority report outlines split in opinion on changes to legislation. (27 Jul 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac and McEnroe, Juno Government to take 'health led approach' in reforming drug possession laws. (25 Jul 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac A measured, not radical, approach to drug use. (24 Jul 2019)

[Hot Press] Drugs: an open letter to Leo Varadkar from Hot Press. (05 Jul 2019)

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

[Department of Health] Medical Cannabis Access Programme launch enables compassionate access to cannabis for medical reasons. (26 Jun 2019)

[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor Large reduction in psychiatric admissions after head-shop ban. (08 Apr 2019)

[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor No link between strict anti-drug laws and teen cannabis use – study. (25 Mar 2019)

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

[EMCDDA] New legislation, bringing faster response to new drugs, applies from today. (23 Nov 2018)

[Independent.ie] , Meaghar, John Legalising drug use: a tough pill to swallow. (21 Oct 2018)

[Independent.ie] , Keane, Marcus Comment: No need to fear proposals to decriminalise people who use drugs. (14 Oct 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘Intent’ should be key in drug possession change, report argues. (08 Oct 2018)

[Hot Press] , Clark, Stuart Ex-top Garda on decriminalising Irish people found in possession of drugs for personal use: read the full landmark interview. (16 Jul 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Former garda chief backs decriminalisation of drug use amid State review. (06 Jul 2018)

[Irish Examiner] Cannabis prohibition - Legislation needs to be reconsidered. (29 Jun 2018)

[Cork Independent] , Ryan, Niamh Aine Drug laws should change. (27 Jun 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Changes to laws will help tackle use of drugs. (25 Jun 2018)

[RTE News] Decriminalisation of cannabis is 'under consideration' - Taoiseach. (22 Jun 2018)

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

[Irish Examiner] Ireland should follow Portugal and decriminalise personal drug use, says addiction specialist. (01 Jun 2018)

[EMCDDA] Two new synthetic cannabinoids to be placed under control across the EU. (14 May 2018)

[Independent.ie] , O'Brien, Dan 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)

[Dublinlive] , 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)

[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)

[European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction] MDMB-CHMICA to be placed under control across the EU. (27 Feb 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)

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

[Irish Examiner] TD: 'Pros far outweigh the cons' of legalising medicinal cannabis. (01 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] , MacNamee, Garreth The vast majority of people in Ireland want to see medicinal cannabis legalised. (14 Nov 2016)

[Department of Health] Statement from Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, regarding medicinal cannabis. (03 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)

[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)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. 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)

[Independent.ie] , Harkin, Greg Scientist who made cannabis painkiller will fight conviction. (04 Feb 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)

[Department of Justice and Equality] Minister Ahern announces commencement of the Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2010. (23 Aug 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)

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