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Young farmers struggling with drug addiction

An investigation by Living Country has uncovered drug use and addiction is prevalent in the farming community, highlighting young farmers struggling in particular. Using social media as a platform to buy and get drugs delivered, these farmers are increasingly turning up at rehabilitation centres in order to seek help. CaitrĂ­ona Morrissey, Deputy Editor Farmers Journal joins Emmet to discuss how urban cities aren't the only parts of Ireland where drugs run rife.

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12.03 15 Oct 2023


Young farmers struggling with drug addiction


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12.03 15 Oct 2023


An investigation by Living Country has uncovered drug use and addiction is prevalent in the farming community, highlighting young farmers struggling in particular. Using social media as a platform to buy and get drugs delivered, these farmers are increasingly turning up at rehabilitation centres in order to seek help. CaitrĂ­ona Morrissey, Deputy Editor Farmers Journal joins Emmet to discuss how urban cities aren't the only parts of Ireland where drugs run rife.


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