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Davina McCall says drug overdose put her in hospital

Davina McCall has said she was taken to hospital after overdosing on drugs at the height of her addiction. The TV presenter, who has previously spoken about her issues with drugs in her early 20s, said she was “so full...

Veteran healthcare VC Camille Samuels explains why trying to cure infectious disease is a lousy business

Camille Samuels has spent the last five years as a partner with the healthcare venture firm Venrock and a dozen years before that with Versant Ventures, where she was a managing director. This self-described “grizzled veteran” of the...

Drug used for eye condition has no benefit, study claims

Medical researchers have found that a drug used widely to treat a common eye condition has “no benefit” and say it should no longer be used. Eplerenone, which is primarily used to treat heart failure, is currently offered widely by...

Judge warns small-time drug dealers they are fuelling Drogheda and Dublin drug crimes

A Judge has warned small-time drug-dealers that they are helping to fuel serious crime such as that in Drogheda and Dublin in recent weeks. Judge Paul Kelly made his comments at Letterkenny District Court in Co Donegal when sentencing a...

CITYWIDE EVENT – NATIONAL DRUGS STRATEGY FAILURE

30-10-19 - CITYWIDE EVENT - ALL FORMER DRUGS MINISTERS UNITE TO CALL ON GOVERNMENT TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN NATIONAL DRUGS STRATEGY Former Ministers express concern and frustration at failure of Government to honour...

Crowe raises local Drug Task Force difficulties in Dáil

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the lack of engagement by State representatives from the Departments of Education, Social Protection, Justice and Health with Drug Task Forces as "unacceptable." The Sinn Féin TD also said it is farcical...

Gardai Seize Drugs Worth €4m in Dublin

Gardaí from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau supported by the Special Crime Task Force seized a large quantity of drugs and two firearms in a planned raid on Monday evening. During the search Gardaí discovered cannabis and heroin with...

New drugs not purchased due to funding difficulties

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has claimed that nine new drug treatments which the HSE has approved are now in limbo because they don't actually have enough funds to purchase them. The Sinn Féin TD said the drugs...

Tallaght Drug and Alcohol Force call on community to help fight drug scourge

This week we caught up with Grace Hill, co-ordinator with Tallaght Drug and Alcohol Force to find out what the group is working on at present and how the local community can help them. We are busy working away on...

Global Drugs Survey 2017 reveals MDMA is the drug most bought online

The Global Drugs Survey 2017, which researched the drug-taking habits of 120,000 people across 50 countries, found that our neighbours in the UK are amongst the worst nations for A&E attendance due to recreational drug use.  The study, which spoke...
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