What has been happening in Ireland?


In this section information is provided on the legislation governing the use of controlled drugs in Ireland, on law enforcement with regard to drug possession offences, and on the policy debate on decriminalisation in Ireland. Evidence is also provided on drug use and associated problems. As the possession of controlled drugs, be it for personal use or for supply to others, is a criminal offence in Ireland, no evidence is available with regard to the impact of decriminalisation on drug use and the associated risks in Ireland.