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# legalisation - Sunday 1 December, 2019

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia

Dec 1st 2019, 5:04 PM 22,509 Views 77 Comments

Vicky Phelan has told the Irish Mail on Sunday that she is in favour of euthanasia.

# legalisation - Friday 15 November, 2019

Poll: Would you support the legalisation of euthanasia in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the legalisation of euthanasia in Ireland?

Nov 15th 2019, 8:38 AM 42,376 Views 200 Comments

Yesterday, New Zealand lawmakers voted in favour of making euthanasia legal.

# legalisation - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Oct 17th 2018, 9:53 AM 70,456 Views 178 Comments

Canada is going for it from today.

# legalisation - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Medicinal cannabis: Harris says 'it's not the job of the Minister for Health to be a doctor'
# Legalisation
# 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 15,653 Views 74 Comments

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

# legalisation - Monday 1 May, 2017

Areas with legal marijuana shops have no more crime than areas with bars
# Legalisation
# Legalisation

Areas with legal marijuana shops have no more crime than areas with bars

May 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 18,393 Views 39 Comments

The crime tends to be less violent.

# legalisation - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

Apr 13th 2017, 8:20 AM 11,442 Views 57 Comments

This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.

# legalisation - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax
# Legalisation
# Legalisation

Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax

Mar 8th 2016, 9:53 AM 13,307 Views 68 Comments

The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.

# legalisation - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Where do Ireland's political parties stand on decriminalising cannabis?
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Where do Ireland's political parties stand on decriminalising cannabis?

Feb 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 55,111 Views 96 Comments

Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?

# legalisation - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea
# Column
# Column

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea

Nov 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 42 Views 47 Comments

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

# legalisation - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

'Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women'
# Sex Workers
# Sex Workers

'Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women'

Aug 11th 2015, 8:30 PM 31,694 Views 99 Comments

An expert has proposed the controversial idea.

# legalisation - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage
# Following Suit
# Following Suit

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Jun 3rd 2015, 12:14 PM 12,890 Views 59 Comments

The vote went 38 in favour, 13 against with two abstentions.

# legalisation - Monday 19 January, 2015

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland
# Big Change
# Big Change

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland

Jan 19th 2015, 5:21 PM 31,523 Views 94 Comments

Leo Varadkar becoming Ireland’s first openly gay minister comes 22 years after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

# legalisation - Friday 22 August, 2014

Most young Irish people think that cannabis should be legalised
# Drugs
# Drugs

Most young Irish people think that cannabis should be legalised

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:22 PM 16,103 Views 145 Comments

A new study by the European Commission has also found that use of legal highs was three times the European average.

# legalisation - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Cannabis growers in Colorado are struggling for financing, could co-ops be the answer?
# Pot Banking
# Pot Banking

Cannabis growers in Colorado are struggling for financing, could co-ops be the answer?

May 8th 2014, 10:13 PM 9,726 Views 6 Comments

Growing marijauna is an expensive business and banks don’t want to help.

# legalisation - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Fine Gael says 'yes' to same-sex marriage but 'no' to legalising cannabis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Fine Gael says 'yes' to same-sex marriage but 'no' to legalising cannabis

Mar 1st 2014, 4:50 PM 11,898 Views 118 Comments

Alan Shatter has been warmly received by delegates at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin today.

# legalisation - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado
# Legalisation
# Legalisation

Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado

Jan 1st 2014, 4:30 PM 16,220 Views 112 Comments

Business owners opened their doors to shoppers at 8am, with 25 pot shops in eight towns opening today.

# legalisation - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Uruguay world's first country to legalise marijuana trade
# Uruguay
# Uruguay

Uruguay world's first country to legalise marijuana trade

Dec 11th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,579 Views 55 Comments

Growing, selling, distribution and possession are now all legal within the South American nation’s borders.

# legalisation - Saturday 26 October, 2013

FG TD slams Technical Group for facilitating debate on Ming's Cannabis Bill
# Cannabis Regulation Bill
# Cannabis Regulation Bill

FG TD slams Technical Group for facilitating debate on Ming's Cannabis Bill

Oct 26th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,903 Views 134 Comments

But one independent TD said we should not be afraid of “mature debate” on a bill that proposes the legalise and regulate the sale of cannabis in Ireland.

# legalisation - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments
# Bressie
From The Daily Edge
# Bressie

Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments

Apr 3rd 2013, 2:16 PM 4,009 Views 17 Comments

Niall Breslin has said that comments he made in a Hot Press interview have been “twisted”.

# legalisation - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Column: Prohibiting drugs hasn’t worked – so why are we still trying?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Prohibiting drugs hasn’t worked – so why are we still trying?

Nov 29th 2011, 7:33 AM 76 Views 75 Comments

Making drugs illegal has done little but enrich criminals and sow violence. We need a proper debate on legalisation – and soon, writes Danny Kushlick.

# legalisation - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil
# High Fashion
# High Fashion

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil

Nov 9th 2011, 1:37 PM 10,521 Views 101 Comments

The TD had the suit specially made by Louis Copeland to highlight the ten year anniversary of his cannabis crusade.