INJECTION ROOMS ARE NOT PERMITTED UNDER UN DRUG CONVENTIONS –
Injection rooms planned for Dublin defeated. Front page Irish Mail on Sunday.
Under instruction from Irish Drugs Ministerm Catherine Byrne, the government agency, HSE (Health Service Executive) were the chief protagonists for this UN banned and ill conceived ‘HR’ measure.
Merchants Quay is the main HR Centre here working closely with the International Harm Reduction Agency. It has been a long drawn out battle. In the end best practice won out and they had no choice.
One Irish Drug Policy commentator said … “It’s a pity this Administration does not put the same effort and money into providing detox facilities and treatment to families affected by our drug culture. This Drugs Minister has failed in her duty of care to such families.”
Read the “Planning Objections” they are very informative. Great journalism on the part of the Irish Mail newspaper group.