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# legalise - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions

The debate has divided Argentine society.

# legalise - Monday 20 February, 2017

Ming Flanagan: 'Our Minister for Health is like the God of the Old Testament - mean'

The Minister for Health has published a report announcing the programme for cannabis-based treatments. It doesn’t go far enough, writes Luke Ming Flanagan.

# legalise - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Cancer can take such a toll. Cannabis has helped me. It picks me up'

A terminally ill cancer patient, who has self-treated with cannabis, says legislation must pass in Ireland.

# legalise - Friday 2 December, 2016

'Its like getting to know a new part of our daughter': Cannabis bill passes first stage

People with debilitating diseases and injuries can have their chronic pain soothed through the use of a mix of cannabis medications.

# legalise - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Medicinal cannabis: 'It's magic. I now swim three times a week and can take steps in the water'

This evening the Dáil is debating the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

# legalise - 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.

# legalise - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'Cannabis social clubs would be a major win for parents': Push for legalisation continues

Health Minister Simon Harris is currently seeking advice on medicinal cannabis.

# legalise - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Son of woman suffering with chronic pain to hold vigil in bid to legalise cannabis

The man has been campaigning for the legalisation of cannabis for the past number of years;.

# legalise - 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.

# legalise - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Australia might get to vote on same-sex marriage - on one condition

It all depends on the next parliament.

# legalise - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Senator Katherine Zappone proposed to her partner today (and she wasn't the only one)

There were emotional scenes at Dublin Castle today.

# legalise - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Luke Ming Flanagan: I'm still smoking cannabis... but not in Ireland

The independent TD is bringing forward a bill to legalise the drug later this year and will speak at the seventh annual Legalise Cannabis Ireland protest in Dublin later today.

# legalise - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# legalise - Friday 7 December, 2012

Washington lights up as marijuana legalised

Midnight pot parties were reported across the US state as the new law came into force.

# legalise - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland move to legalise marijuana? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland move to legalise marijuana?

It may happen in a number of American states. Would you like to see it here?

# legalise - Monday 13 February, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland consider legalising drugs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider legalising drugs?

The Guatemalan president wants to discuss legalising drugs, believing it’s the only way to control them. Should Ireland follow suit?

Guatemalan President's call for legalisation of drugs criticised

The new president of the country took office in January and has been speaking out about discussing the decriminalisation of drugs in Central America.

# legalise - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Poll: should cannabis-based medicines be legalised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: should cannabis-based medicines be legalised?

With the Department of Health considering the introduction of a cannabis-based medication, we’re asking what you think about the legalisation of such products…

# legalise - Saturday 24 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…