Report Indicates Uptick in Marijuana and MDMA Use Among Irish Youth

Report Indicates Uptick In Marijuana And Mdma Use Among Irish Youth

According to new data, there are a growing number of people in Ireland regularly consuming a variety of drugs. In particular, the report indicates an uptick in marijuana and MDMA use among Irish youth — so much so, in fact, that Ireland is becoming one of the most drug-heavy countries in Europe. New Data Shows Rising Drug Use The data comes from the new report, “European Drug Report 2018: Trends and Developments.” This report uses numbers compiled and analyzed by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. This year’s report pointed to a number of trends in Ireland. Many of these trends point to an increase in drug consumption throughout the country. Most notably, it appears that young adults in Ireland are now consuming more marijuana than in the past. Back in 2007, 10 percent of people in Ireland between the ages of 15 and 34 said they smoked weed. In 2015, that number rose to 14 percent.

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