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These Are The Most Commonly Used Illegal Drugs In Ireland

By James Fenton

June 7, 2017 at 9:09am


New figures have revealed the most commonly used illegal drugs in Ireland. 

The data released by the European Monitoring Centre For Drugs And Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) shows that cannabis is the most popular drug among people aged 15 to 34 in this country. 13.8% of those in this age group have used the drug at one point or another. 

Next in the list is MDMA, otherwise known as Ecstasy, which has been sampled by 4.4%. Cocaine (2.9%) and Amphetamines (0.6%) were next. 

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The full report can be found here.

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