Drug injection centres approved by Irish government

Drug injection centres approved by Irish government
By Euronews with APTN
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Decision must be ratified by Irish parliament


Plans to introduce medically-supervised injection centres have been accepted by the government in the Irish Republic.

Ireland’s first supervised drug injection centre could launch in Dublin in 2016 #reformhttps://t.co/LcXlUeIZs1 Time for UK to back reform!

— Release Drugs (@Release_drugs) November 24, 2015

The legislation must still be passed by the Irish parliament. If given the green light, it would allow addicts to take drugs in a secure and sanitised environment.

Health workers would supervise the centres but would not be allowed to administer drugs.

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