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Are the Gardai winning the war on drugs?

All week at Newstalk we have been looking at the prevalence of cocaine use in the country and the...

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20.34 31 Jul 2019


Are the Gardai winning the war on drugs?


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20.34 31 Jul 2019


All week at Newstalk we have been looking at the prevalence of cocaine use in the country and the impact it can have on people’s lives.

We have heard  from doctors and addiction experts dealing with the effects of the drug and attempting to educate users on the risks involved. 

At the other end of the spectrum the gardai are charged with  detecting and prosecuting those responsible for its distribution and sale. But is the so-called war on drugs winnable and can communities themselves do more - to find out Newstalk’s own Henry McKean has been out talking to those on the ground.


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