Campaigner Vera Twomey 'devastated' by comments of doctors on cannabis

Ireland is “sleepwalking” into the legalisation of cannabis on the back of a campaign of misinformation about the drug, according to doctors who have set up a new group to campaign against liberalisation.

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Government 'sleepwalking' toward unsafe cannabis legislation, warn doctors

The Cannabis Risk Alliance, a group of 20 senior doctors from across the medical community, has said cannabis is now the most common illegal drug involved in new treatment episodes in the country’s addiction centres and psychiatric hospitals.

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The highs and lows of a Cork marijuana farmer in California

A Cork marijuana farmer in California tells Kevin O’Neill that legalising it has been good for the economy, with no cartels and no deaths, and it’s only a matter of time before it happens in Ireland

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Gardaí arrest man in connection with cannabis grow house found in Limerick

A man has been arrested by gardaí in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Bruff, Co Limerick.

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Cannabis potency has doubled across Europe over past 11 years, study finds

The study drew on data from 28 EU member states, as well as Norway and Turkey.

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US tobacco farmers may switch to growing cannabis

The future for some US tobacco farmers may be in growing cannabis.

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Mother Spain-bound for medicinal cannabis amid fears son's condition will 'nosedive'

The mother of a toddler who suffers from intractable seizures is travelling to Barcelona next week to obtain the THC form of medicinal cannabis, as she fears his condition will “nosedive” at Christmas.

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West Cork gardaí find two cannabis grow houses and make two arrests

Gardaí have made two arrests after they found two cannabis grow houses in Cork.

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Gardaí make arrest after €32k cannabis seizure in Co. Cork

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s and seized around €32,000 worth of cannabis herb in Co. Cork yesterday.

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South African court says marijuana use in private is legal

Government authorities have said cannabis is harmful and should be illegal.

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Cannabis – a growing industry in Canada?

With the recreational use of marijuana set to come into effect in Canada later this year, small towns like Smiths Falls are taking advantage, writes Conor Power

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Canada passes bill to legalise recreational cannabis

The law makes Canada the second country to have a legal marijuana market.

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Tyrone mother demands to see UK Home Secretary after cannabis oil for treating son seized

Charlotte Caldwell had used the banned medication to help manage her 12-year-old son?s epilepsy since 2016

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Readers blog: Cannabis access programme is far too restrictive

I am very pleased that Ava Barry has been granted a licence for medicinal cannabis.

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People Before Profit insisting medicinal cannabis bill can be amended

"Why should we make a drug that helps them illegal and make them criminals?"

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Man due in Longford Court following discovery of cannabis 'grow house'

The operation in Clonbalt Woods on Saturday night uncovered drugs with an estimated street value of more than €64,000.

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