Bill to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes tabled in Dáil

Bill to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes tabled in Dáil

A bill has been tabled in the Dáil today to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes.

The AAA/PBP's Deputy Brid Smith says there is a demand for cannabis by people who suffer from the likes of Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy.

The Dublin South Central TD also said it can provide pain relief for those suffering from cancer.

These people agree that cannabis should be made legal in Ireland.

"Legalised for medical reasons, yeah, legalised for non-medical reasons, yeah."

"Recreational, obviously there's reasons for and against. People in certain severe pain that need something to help them, I'm all for that."


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