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#Medicinal Cannabis

# medicinal-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.

# medicinal-cannabis - 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.

# medicinal-cannabis - Friday 10 February, 2017

Health authority recommends medicinal cannabis to be made available for "specified conditions"

It has been recommended in the treatment of conditions such as multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'I won't let him be excluded by his condition': Toddler refused place at preschool

A woman from Cork has been struggling to get a preschool to enrol her three-year-old son, who needs cannabis oil treatment for seizures.

# medicinal-cannabis - 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.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 2 January, 2017

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK Cbd

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.

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"

An anonymous person writes about the stress of chronic pain – and how they hope that medicinal cannabis could help.

# medicinal-cannabis - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cannabis-based products won't be in pharmacies tomorrow, but we have a timeline

The Dáil has been debating a medicinal cannabis bill this evening.

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.

Debate Room: Should we legalise medicinal cannabis?

There’s a demand for medicinal marijuana among groups of people suffering from ill-health, but is it safe?

# medicinal-cannabis - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Green light: The medicinal cannabis bill will be passed by the Dáil tomorrow

The government will not be opposing an AAA-PBP bill.

# medicinal-cannabis - 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.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 14 November, 2016

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.

# medicinal-cannabis - 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.

# medicinal-cannabis - Monday 18 January, 2016

Italy chills out over growers of medical cannabis

But you still can’t grow it on your terrace.

# medicinal-cannabis - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug

Minister Róisín Shortall has said the Department of Health is looking at the issues involved in controlling the sale of medical marijuana products.

# medicinal-cannabis - Saturday 24 September, 2011

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