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The illegal drugs trade and drug culture in Northern Ireland. by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


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Series[HC]. [2002-2003] -- 1217-II
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Open LibraryOL15490604M
ISBN 100215013492
OCLC/WorldCa55199546

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Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. The illegal drugs trade and drug culture in Northern Ireland: Interim report on cannabis. Sixth report of session Volume 1. By. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. Cannabis remains overwhelmingly the most widely available controlled drug in Northern Ireland. The demand for it is exploited by organised criminals and paramilitaries who use.   Headline Special report: The drugs trade in Ireland A landmark piece of research into Irish drug markets has revealed a trade more deeply entrenched than ever and delivers a . The focus of this article addresses drug use and drug markets in Northern Ireland against the backdrop of the most recent Irish political conflict, e.g., to the present. Between and , a total of individuals had died and more than 40 were injured as a result of the Northern Ireland File Size: 82KB.

Drug seizures in Northern Ireland hit year high. Cannabis by far most commonly recovered drug, with 4, out of 5, seizures. A handout photo issued by the PSNI of heroin wrapped in plastic bags seized near Hillsborough in February to the value of £4, The Northern Ireland survey also showed that nearly two-fifths of young adults (), compared with a fifth (20%) of older adults ( years), reported ever using any illegal drug. Drug misuse is a significant public health issue in Northern Ireland. The department's new strategic direction for alcohol and drugs (Phase ) documents the problems of drug misuse and notes the impact that substance misuse has on many vulnerable individuals, including children and young people, families and communities. Illicit drug use in Ireland & Northern Ireland has been growing since the mids. The use by young people of psychedelic drugs, including LSD and cannabis, was recognized at that time. Opiate abuse was uncommon until the s, following events in the opium production centres of Afghanistan and Iran. Government task forces and private programmes were formed to tackle increased opiate abuse.

The drug culture in Ireland is crazy. Most of my friends in college are taking some kind of drug every night out and if it's not a night out then they're smoking weed in one of their houses. I can understand weed, but the amount of yokes, mdma, cocaine and ket going around on nights out is just insane.   The PSNI has revealed the most common drugs found on the streets of Northern Ireland - and what they're known as.. The controlled drugs found here . The National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol (NACDA) has today published the Illicit Drug Markets in Ireland study. The study, commissioned by the NACDA and conducted by the Health Research Board (HRB), provides in-depth research and analysis on the various factors that influence the development of local drugs markets. Publications of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee in Session will appear on these pages as they are published. The Illegal Drugs Trade and Drug Culture in Northern Ireland: 4 November Report: HC I: ISBN 0 21 8 The Illegal Drugs Trade and Drug Culture in Northern Ireland: Interim Report on Cannabis: