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#Gino Kenny

# gino-kenny - Yesterday’s News

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.

# gino-kenny - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

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

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

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

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

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

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

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

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

# gino-kenny - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

# gino-kenny - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Patients with 'invisible' chronic pain and fatigue illnesses still fighting for recognition

Campaigners told TDs this week that they need a review of these conditions in Ireland so they are recognised and so that patients can access proper treatment and supports.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition

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

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis shouldn't be passed - health committee

Health committee member Kate O’Connell said that an opportunity was lost to make cannabis a medical product.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Ireland moves one step closer to allowing doctors prescribe medicinal cannabis

People with specific conditions will be allowed access cannabis-based drugs under new proposals.

# gino-kenny - Monday 20 March, 2017

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.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 2 March, 2017

# gino-kenny - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Medicinal cannabis could be made free of charge'

The Oireachtas Health Committee has made several recommendations in its report on medicinal cannabis.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 10 December, 2016

When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis

Moves towards regulating the drug have taken a step forward this week.

# gino-kenny - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'It's time we got on with it': Support for medicinal cannabis bill could mean it's a runner

The bill, which is due to be debated on this Thursday, aims to regulate use of cannabis for medical purposes.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use? Marijuana This post contains a poll

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?

This week, Bríd Smith tabled a Bill calling for the use of cannabis to be permitted for sufferers of illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis and cancer.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 5 June, 2016

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life

There are a huge amount of first-time TDs in the 32nd Dáil. Here’s how they’ve been finding life in their new home.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary'

Gino Kenny has strong views on TD’s pay and says he’ll only take home the average industrial wage.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Meet the working class TD named Gino who'll get the bus to Leinster House today From Neilstown To The Dáil This post contains videos

Meet the working class TD named Gino who'll get the bus to Leinster House today

Gino Kenny is one of the more interesting deputies elected to the 32nd Dáil.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 9 August, 2014

High Court orders Dublin councillor to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

But Cllr Gino Kenny has vowed to break the injunction.

# gino-kenny - Monday 7 February, 2011

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns

This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.