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#Medicinal Cannabis

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Provision for delivery and funding of Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme announced
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# Medicinal Cannabis

Provision for delivery and funding of Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme announced

Jan 21st 2021, 6:10 AM 11,044 Views 37 Comments

Legislation underpinning the Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme was enacted in June 2019.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 2 December, 2019

Two medicinal cannabis products approved for use in Ireland
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# Medicinal Cannabis

Two medicinal cannabis products approved for use in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2019, 4:25 PM 77,836 Views 39 Comments

It is hoped it will only be a matter of weeks before patients can use the products.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 22 August, 2019

This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market
# Health And Education
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# Health And Education

This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:33 AM 641 Views 1 Comment

Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review'
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# Medicinal Cannabis

Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review'

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 11,871 Views 18 Comments

Only patients with specific medical conditions can access medicinal cannabis under the new programme.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply
# Growing Our Own
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# Growing Our Own

Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply

Jun 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 14,060 Views 43 Comments

Yesterday, Simon Harris signed the law establishing Ireland’s first medicinal cannabis access scheme,

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed in Ireland under new law
# Medicinal Cannabis
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# Medicinal Cannabis

Access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed in Ireland under new law

Updated Jun 26th 2019, 3:00 PM 52,034 Views 58 Comments

Simon Harris has today signed legislation to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 27 May, 2019

FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug?
# Decriminalisation
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# Decriminalisation

FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug?

May 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,236 Views 52 Comments

The claim was made earlier this week by GP Dr Ray Walley in debate on cannabis legalisation.

# medicinal-cannabis - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply
# Growing Our Own
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# Growing Our Own

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply

May 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,207 Views 31 Comments

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland
# Drug Addiction
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# Drug Addiction

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland

May 22nd 2019, 6:50 PM 20,331 Views 83 Comments

The health minister plans to have the medicinal cannabis access scheme up and running in the summer.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Simon Harris says Ireland may own its own medicinal cannabis supply in the future
# Cannabis Eire
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# Cannabis Eire

Simon Harris says Ireland may own its own medicinal cannabis supply in the future

May 7th 2019, 6:15 AM 18,314 Views 46 Comments

The legislation to underpin the medicinal cannabis scheme is due to be signed off on in the coming weeks.

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?
# Cannabis
From TheJournal.ie
# Cannabis

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

May 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,199 Views 12 Comments

This will make it significantly less of a grey area in Irish law – and it could also herald the start of the Irish cannabis industry.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future
# Interview
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# Interview

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

Apr 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,054 Views 46 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 15 April, 2019

Opinion: At a cannabis dispensary in Colorado I found the only thing that offered relief for my chronic pain
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Opinion: At a cannabis dispensary in Colorado I found the only thing that offered relief for my chronic pain

Apr 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 21,979 Views 44 Comments

I was prescribed fentanyl, a dangerous, highly addictive, synthetic opiate with horrible side effects – while a relatively harmless plant remains banned, writes Clare McAfee.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier
# Cannabis In Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Cannabis In Ireland

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 14,558 Views 12 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals about the cannabis access programme to Cabinet next month.

# medicinal-cannabis - Sunday 31 March, 2019

After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier
# Access Scheme
From TheJournal.ie
# Access Scheme

After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier

Mar 31st 2019, 12:10 AM 45,538 Views 42 Comments

The Irish government has found a cannabis supplier in Denmark which can import to Ireland.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'
# Farming Diversification
From TheJournal.ie
# Farming Diversification

Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'

Jan 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,894 Views 32 Comments

The Department of Health said it may review its policy given its difficulty in sourcing cannabis product.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis
# Medicinal Use
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# Medicinal Use

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Dec 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 28,664 Views 57 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)
# Showdown
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# Showdown

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)

Nov 28th 2018, 4:19 PM 84,849 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar broke Dáil rules today by holding up a poster in the chamber.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'
# Delays
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# Delays

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 2:51 PM 28,596 Views 59 Comments

Officials travelled to Denmark to help sort out Ireland’s problem in sourcing medicinal cannabis last week.

# medicinal-cannabis - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier
# Medicinal Cannabis
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicinal Cannabis

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 17,662 Views 41 Comments

Department of Health officials are working to get medical cannabis products from other EU Member States and further afield.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland
# Seizures
From TheJournal.ie
# Seizures

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

Nov 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 18,536 Views 24 Comments

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

# medicinal-cannabis - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved
# Billy Caldwell
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# Billy Caldwell

'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 1:33 PM 18,547 Views 33 Comments

Billy Caldwell’s mother had met with UK government officials to discuss returning his medicine earlier this week.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme
# Longterm Illness
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# Longterm Illness

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme

May 22nd 2018, 7:21 PM 16,788 Views 43 Comments

Minister Harris told his Cabinet colleagues his department are looking at how to give “quality assurance” to patients.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil
# Medicinal Cannabis
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicinal Cannabis

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil

Jan 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 43,222 Views 58 Comments

Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition
# The Next Stage
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# The Next Stage

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition

Nov 9th 2017, 6:36 PM 25,752 Views 81 Comments

Campaigner Vera Twomey had earlier collapsed outside the gates of Leinster House.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 30 October, 2017

This scientist wants to turn Ireland into 'a central hub' for medical cannabis
# Warm And Fuzzy
From TheJournal.ie
# Warm And Fuzzy

This scientist wants to turn Ireland into 'a central hub' for medical cannabis

Oct 30th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,529 Views 20 Comments

Greenlight Medicines’ James Linden plans to open a new facility in Donegal next year.

# medicinal-cannabis - Sunday 24 September, 2017

The medicinal cannabis bill passed through the Dáil last year, but now it's on the shelf
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# Medicinal Cannabis

The medicinal cannabis bill passed through the Dáil last year, but now it's on the shelf

Sep 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 21,166 Views 71 Comments

The Bill which passed through the Dáil has effectively shelved following a damning report.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Medicinal cannabis: Harris says 'it's not the job of the Minister for Health to be a doctor'
# Legalisation
From TheJournal.ie
# Legalisation

Medicinal cannabis: Harris says 'it's not the job of the Minister for Health to be a doctor'

Sep 6th 2017, 7:16 AM 15,650 Views 74 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said the compassionate access programme for medicinal cannabis will be available later this year.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment
# Cbd
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# Cbd

Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment

Sep 5th 2017, 3:31 PM 26,616 Views 57 Comments

Ava’s mother Vera led a public campaign for her daughter to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House
# Dáil Gridlock
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Gridlock

Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House

May 4th 2017, 9:35 PM 29,770 Views 121 Comments

Assorted deputies were left stranded inside the gates of Leinster House by the protest.

# medicinal-cannabis - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says
# Injection Centres
From TheJournal.ie
# Injection Centres

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:30 AM 10,714 Views 5 Comments

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

# medicinal-cannabis - Friday 21 April, 2017

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today
# IMO
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# IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

Apr 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 10,908 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 17 April, 2017

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness
# Fibromyalgia
From TheJournal.ie
# Fibromyalgia

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 43,298 Views 47 Comments

Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'My daughter is seriously in need of this medication' - Vera Twomey is coming back to the Dáil
# Medicinal Cannabis
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicinal Cannabis

'My daughter is seriously in need of this medication' - Vera Twomey is coming back to the Dáil

Mar 21st 2017, 6:05 AM 14,807 Views 21 Comments

Twomey says nothing will happen until the law is changed.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 20 March, 2017

Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered
# ONGOING DEBATE
From TheJournal.ie
# ONGOING DEBATE

Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered

Mar 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 43,955 Views 46 Comments

Vera Twomey can’t access medicinal cannabis for her daughter, but legislation is on the way.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava
# Medicinal Cannabis
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicinal Cannabis

Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava

Mar 9th 2017, 9:59 PM 22,260 Views 51 Comments

Twomey said that, following Tuesday’s meeting in Leinster House, she was given inadequate documents by the HSE.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'It's not a done deal by any means but it's positive': Ava Barry edges closer to cannabis medication
# Hope For Ava
From TheJournal.ie
# Hope For Ava

'It's not a done deal by any means but it's positive': Ava Barry edges closer to cannabis medication

Mar 7th 2017, 10:07 PM 50,627 Views 144 Comments

Upon arriving in Leinster House, Vera could barely make it down the corridors due to being stopped for handshakes.

A report on medicinal cannabis will be in the Oireachtas today
# Hope For Ava
From TheJournal.ie
# Hope For Ava

A report on medicinal cannabis will be in the Oireachtas today

Mar 7th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,421 Views 36 Comments

The meeting will take place at 12pm today.

# medicinal-cannabis - Friday 3 March, 2017

Vera Twomey battles tonsillitis and crippling pain to make it to Kilkenny
# Hope For Ava
From TheJournal.ie
# Hope For Ava

Vera Twomey battles tonsillitis and crippling pain to make it to Kilkenny

Mar 3rd 2017, 1:46 PM 32,283 Views 64 Comments

The mother hopes to arrive at Dáil Éireann on Tuesday.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Vera Twomey has made it to Tipperary as she walks 260km from Cork to the Dáil for her daughter
# The Long Walk
From TheJournal.ie
# The Long Walk

Vera Twomey has made it to Tipperary as she walks 260km from Cork to the Dáil for her daughter

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:53 AM 28,764 Views 63 Comments

Vera has 187km to go.

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