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HSE Has Given Out Almost 50,000 Crack Pipes Over The Last 5 Years.

: 25/01/2021 - 10:04

Nearly 50,000 crack pipes have been given to drug users by the HSE over the past five years.

65,000 thousand euro has been spent on purchasing and distributing more than 49 thousand of them since 2016.

The number of people using crack cocaine continues to rise as there was a 277 percent increase in pipes distributed in the same time period.

The Irish Times also reports, since 2016 the HSE has given out just under three million needles at a cost of around 800,000 thousand euro

 

 

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