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Free drug testing kits for students: good or bad idea?

Ruby Lawlor, Chairwoman of UCC's society for Sensible Drug Policy Chapter and Dr Eamon Keenan, HSE National Clinical Lead for Addiction Services joined the show to discuss the effectiveness of drug tests being handed out to students at UCC this week.

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09.42 10 Sep 2019


Free drug testing kits for students: good or bad idea?


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09.42 10 Sep 2019


Drug tests are being handed out to students at UCC this week by a group pushing for harm reduction measures around drug-taking. Ruby Lawlor, Chairwoman of UCC's society for Sensible Drug Policy Chapter, joined the show to tell us why she feels the free kits are an effective way of keeping students safer, before Dr Eamon Keenan, HSE National Clinical Lead for Addiction Services, warned of the dangers of such a policy.


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