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This year
First medical cannabis factory on island of Ireland to open next year
A former fireworks factory in the North is being converted into the island’s first medical cannabis production facility.
Last year
Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'
CBD oil and hemp whiskey are among products which have been recalled.
The FSAI has so far issued recalls on 90 different CBD products since 2019, Stephen McDermott writes.
The authority has found many products containing THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.
Affected products include CBD oil, CBD paste, hemp juice powder, hemp tea, food supplements and even hemp whiskey and gin.
All time
First medicinal cannabis product to be available from October
CannEpil, a cannabidiol-based medication, is to be made available next month.
FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC
THC is the active ingredient in cannabis which gets users high.
CBD products being recalled in Ireland because they contain too much THC
THC is the active ingredient which gets users high.
Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis
The artist, author and podcaster asks if we should reconsider the prohibition model when it comes to cannabis use.
'If we sell CBD as a 'cure-all' for everything, it will drown out what it is actually effective for'
CBD helps people deal with the side effects of certain conditions, but it has also become a ‘buzz’ wellness product.
Confused about CBD? Here's what you need to know about Ireland and the cannabis-based remedy
It is not a registered medicine here but it is widely on sale. How is that possible?
'We'll be home for Christmas': Ava Barry granted medicinal cannabis licence
Her family has been campaigning for her to be allowed access CBD oil.
Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment
Ava’s mother Vera led a public campaign for her daughter to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.
Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country
Twomey said she declared the medication and it was confiscated by customs officials.
'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness
Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.
Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered
Vera Twomey can’t access medicinal cannabis for her daughter, but legislation is on the way.
Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK
Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
The vast majority of people in Ireland want to see medicinal cannabis legalised
A new poll conducted for the Claire Byrne Live show revealed how 77% of us want the law to change.
'An utter warrior': Cork family appeals for little girl to be allowed use cannabis-based medicine
Some 11 types of pharmaceutical medication have failed to improve Ava Barry’s condition.