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#Cannabis

# cannabis - Monday 7 October, 2019

Two-thirds of drug drivers test positive for cannabis at roadside tests

Cocaine was the second main illicit drug detected in tests.

# cannabis - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Man (20s) charged after diamorphine and cocaine seized in Dublin

The man was arrested during an operation in the Ballyfermot area yesterday.

# cannabis - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

# cannabis - Friday 13 September, 2019

Gardaí seize €90k worth of cannabis from Limerick growhouse

A total of 117 mature plants were seized in a converted garage.

# cannabis - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US

100s of other have reportedly become ill with a number of teenagers in induced comas as a result.

# cannabis - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Cocaine and cannabis worth €110,000 seized after gardaí stop car in Tipperary

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene.

# cannabis - Thursday 8 August, 2019

€10k worth of herbal cannabis found hidden in tin of slimming product

Revenue detector dog Bailey helped to sniff out the drugs.

# cannabis - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Gardaí discover cannabis worth €400,000 in van abandoned on motorway

A van with the plants was discovered abandoned on the M3 motorway in Meath this morning.

# cannabis - Friday 26 July, 2019

Cannabis worth over €50,000 seized at Dublin airport

An intelligence-led operation lead to the seizure of over 2.5kgs of herbal cannabis yesterday afternoon.

# cannabis - Monday 22 July, 2019

Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized

They are currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

# cannabis - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

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

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

# cannabis - Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

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

# cannabis - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Two arrested as gardaí seize almost €800,000 worth of cannabis in Cork

The drugs were seized from a car and a house yesterday evening.

# cannabis - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Three men arrested after €1.96 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin industrial unit

The seizure was made in the Clondalkin area of Dublin.

# cannabis - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Drugs worth almost €100,000 discovered in parcels at postal centre

Drugs were discovered in two packages marked ‘clothing’.

# cannabis - Friday 7 June, 2019

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port

The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.

# cannabis - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Man charged after estimated €127,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb found in Meath

The drugs were found during a search of a house in the Mill Lane area of Stamullen yesterday.

# cannabis - Monday 3 June, 2019

Ministers considering alternative approaches to dealing with drug possession for personal use

A working group was set up last year to consider issues such as the possession of drugs for personal use, and to review other jurisdictions’ drug laws.

# cannabis - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

An awareness campaign is being launched to tackle what Transport Minister Shane Ross called “killer behaviour”.

# cannabis - Monday 27 May, 2019

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

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

# cannabis - Thursday 23 May, 2019

14 people arrested and drugs worth €42k seized as gardaí search Ballymun houses

Two cars and a scrambler motorcycle were also seized.

# cannabis - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland

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

# cannabis - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use?

Proposals to liberalise drug laws here are on the table, but the government isn’t set to implement full decriminalisation.

# cannabis - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

Man (40s) arrested after cannabis worth over €60,000 seized in Kildare

A house was searched yesterday afternoon, during which a growhouse was found.

# cannabis - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin

The drugs were seized at a house in Tallaght this afternoon.

'The cocaine trade is booming': 54% of Irish people who use cocaine want to cut down

Over one quarter of cannabis users in Ireland reported almost daily use, which the report said was “suggestive of dependent use”.

# cannabis - Monday 13 May, 2019

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €42,000 in Drogheda

As part of Operation Stratus, gardaí searched a house in the Hill View area of the town.

# cannabis - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Cannabis worth €2.5 million and two hand grenades seized in Meath

A male was arrested at the property in Gormanston, Co Meath.

# cannabis - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

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.

# cannabis - Friday 3 May, 2019

First-time cannabis users on the rise in Canada since legalisation

Those most likely to give it a go for the first time were men aged 45 to 64.

# cannabis - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

# cannabis - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

# cannabis - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford

The drugs were seized from a grow house on Thursday.

# cannabis - Friday 19 April, 2019

Cannabis worth €800,000 seized after 'substantial' grow house found at Waterford industrial estate

The seizure was made at around 6pm last night.

# 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

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

# cannabis - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Man (58) due in court over Limerick drugs seizure

A second man has been released without charge following the cannabis seizure.

# cannabis - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Almost 3 million contraband cigarettes seized from property in Kildare

The cigarettes would have represented a loss to the Exchequer of €1.3 million.

# cannabis - Sunday 31 March, 2019

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

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

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