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Time to radically overhaul Ireland’s drug laws 05 Jul 2018

Time to radically overhaul Ireland’s drug laws, says retired Assistant Garda Commissioner, Jack Nolan, in an exclusive Hot Press interview.

In a landmark interview in the new issue of Hot Press, recently retired Assistant Garda Commissioner, Jack Nolan, says that he’s in favour of decriminalising people found in possession of drugs for personal use.

“The person at the end of the food chain, who suffers on the street, has been somewhat forgotten about,” reflects the 40-year veteran of the force. “Using the criminal court and the law enforcement model for the people unfortunate enough to have become addicted to drugs is probably not the best approach… We’ve had 41 years of the Misuse of Drugs Act; it’s time now to look at different options.”

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What’s The Crack Podcast with guest Tony Duffin 03 Jul 2018

‘What’s the Crack’ Podcast with guest Tony Duffin:

This week on ‘What’s the Crack’ Podcast, Elle is joined by Tony Duffin, the CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project. Together they discus what’s the craic with Ana Liffey’s successful advocacy work for Supervised Injection Facilities legislation in Ireland and their plans to work in partnership towards decriminalisation of drugs for personal use across Ireland.

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Listen to a preview of What’s The Crack Podcast 29 Jun 2018

Listen to a preview of What’s The Crack Podcast, which is out next Tuesday…Tony Duffin CEO of Ana Liffey talks about successfully advocating for Supervised Injection Facilities & working together towards the implementation of a health-led response to drugs for personal use.

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Drug laws should change 28 Jun 2018

Lobbyists for the decriminalisation of drugs brought their fight to Leeside this week where a public meeting heard why possessing drugs for personal use should not be a criminal offence.

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Changes to laws will help tackle use of drugs 25 Jun 2018

Groups working at the coalface of the drugs problem are to lead calls today and tomorrow, in Dublin and Cork, for the decriminalisation of drug possession.

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