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

Dec 1st 2019, 5:04 PM 22,468 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Nov 15th 2019, 8:38 AM 42,360 Views 200 Comments

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

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?
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Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Oct 17th 2018, 9:53 AM 70,447 Views 178 Comments

Canada is going for it from today.

Medicinal cannabis: Harris says 'it's not the job of the Minister for Health to be a doctor'
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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.

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

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018
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Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

Apr 13th 2017, 8:20 AM 11,436 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Mar 8th 2016, 9:53 AM 13,302 Views 68 Comments

The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.

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

Feb 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 55,093 Views 96 Comments

Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?

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

Nov 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 38 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.

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

Aug 11th 2015, 8:30 PM 31,680 Views 99 Comments

An expert has proposed the controversial idea.

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage
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Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Jun 3rd 2015, 12:14 PM 12,886 Views 59 Comments

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

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland
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Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland

Jan 19th 2015, 5:21 PM 31,325 Views 94 Comments

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

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:22 PM 16,097 Views 145 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2014, 10:13 PM 9,720 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Mar 1st 2014, 4:50 PM 11,893 Views 118 Comments

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

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

Jan 1st 2014, 4:30 PM 16,210 Views 112 Comments

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

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

Dec 11th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,567 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,899 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.

Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments
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Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments

Apr 3rd 2013, 2:16 PM 4,004 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Nov 29th 2011, 7:33 AM 74 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.

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil
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Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil

Nov 9th 2011, 1:37 PM 10,516 Views 101 Comments

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