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#medical cannabis

# medical-cannabis - Saturday 21 July, 2018

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?

# medical-cannabis - Monday 16 April, 2018

'We want our rights': Vera Twomey makes passionate call for legislation on medical cannabis

Twomey’s passionate speech directly called on the Taoiseach for action.

# medical-cannabis - Friday 21 April, 2017

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.

# medical-cannabis - Monday 17 April, 2017

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness Fibromyalgia This post contains videos

'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.

# medical-cannabis - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'HPRA guidance is biased. It didn't use expert advisors with practical experience of cannabis'

The government position of claiming concern for safety with unnecessary delays requires a public protest, write Gino Kenny TD and Dr Peadar O’Grady.

# medical-cannabis - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Medical cannabis: 'My dad was able to relax, sleep, laugh, and breathe a bit easier'

It’s awful to see the Minister for Health dragging his feet when people are suffering, writes Roderick Campbell.

# medical-cannabis - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Vera Twomey to march in Cork as Ava's ear infection brings on seizure

Today’s march in Macroom is ahead of a larger one in Dublin on Wednesday.

# medical-cannabis - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'I'm done for, because I can't get that for Ava': Vera Twomey makes heartfelt plea in radio interview

Vera Twomey met with Health Minister Simon Harris today.

# medical-cannabis - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Mother releases harrowing video of daughter suffering seizures in bid to access medication

Vera Twomey is calling for her daughter to be given access to potentially life-changing medication.

# medical-cannabis - Friday 23 December, 2016

Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis

The two-year-old and his mother Yvonne spent a year in Colorado so he could access cannabis oil.

# medical-cannabis - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

TDs will consider a petition to legalise cannabis today

The panel of Oireachtas members will also consider claims that Clare County Council is erecting road signage that’s harming local tourism businesses.

# medical-cannabis - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry

The medical cannabis industry is expanding in Israel – fuelled by medical research, government encouragement, and liberal religious and secular attitudes.