Eurostat finds Ireland's youth use 'legal highs' the most in EU
Young people in Ireland are the most likely to have tried so-called 'legal high' drugs in the entire EU, according to the EU's official statistics body.
Figures published by the Eurostat this morning show 16% of young Irish people have tried drugs from head shops.
That is more than three times the European average of 5%.
The EU has published the data as it considers new Europe-wide laws to control the supply of psychoactive drugs.
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