EU to discuss legalising medicinal cannabis

A proposal to legalise cannabis for medicinal use in Ireland will be discussed at a meeting of the EU Health Commission in Brussels in the coming days.

Campaigners say that cannabis can be used to cure or to treat many ailments including cancer, HIV-AIDS, multiple schlerosis, and arthritis.

The campaign for the legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Ireland is also due to meet the Minister for Drugs Pat Carey tomorrow to discuss proposals allowing the drug to be prescribed here.


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