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22/10/2021

Young people in Kildare are destroying themselves by taking drugs - Naas judge warns

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A judge has issued a hard-hitting warning about illicit drug use by young people in Co Kildare. Judge Desmond Zaidan made his comments as he presided over cases such as illegal possession of cannabis and cocaine  in Naas District Court this afternoon. He said: "We have a serious problem in relation to recreational drugs - as well as binge drinking - among the young. They think it's cool. "It is really disappointing to see young people, who are the future of this country, throwing it all away because of illicit drugs. "If young people continue to take drugs, they are destroying themselves." He added: "As a judge, it is truly disheartening to see this."

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