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Poll: Should cannabis be decriminalised for recreational use in Ireland?
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Poll: Should cannabis be decriminalised for recreational use in Ireland?

Jun 30th 2021, 9:31 AM 85,939 Views 143 Comments

Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalised recreational marijuana use for adults earlier this week.

Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use
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Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use

Jun 29th 2021, 9:12 AM 9,995 Views 26 Comments

Pro-legalisation campaigners said the Supreme Court ruling left cannabis users facing many uncertainties.

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
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New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,518 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?
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The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

May 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,208 Views 12 Comments

This will make it significantly less of a grey area in Irish law – and it could also herald the start of the Irish cannabis industry.

First-time cannabis users on the rise in Canada since legalisation
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First-time cannabis users on the rise in Canada since legalisation

May 3rd 2019, 9:54 PM 17,837 Views 49 Comments

Those most likely to give it a go for the first time were men aged 45 to 64.

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland
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Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

Nov 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 18,540 Views 23 Comments

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately
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Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Oct 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,329 Views 19 Comments

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut
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Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

Aug 16th 2018, 9:23 AM 26,466 Views 31 Comments

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison
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Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison

Apr 14th 2018, 11:00 AM 14,064 Views 61 Comments

A number of other people have also been hospitalised by the contaminated drug, with symptoms such as coughing up blood and internal bleeding.

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today
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Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

Jan 1st 2018, 10:15 AM 13,816 Views 39 Comments

But finding a shop to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents
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Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 23,739 Views 0 Comments

Patrick and Barbara Jiron brought 27kg of marijuana on a cross-country road trip in the US.

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana
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Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Oct 28th 2017, 4:02 PM 16,853 Views 12 Comments

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *
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Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *

Oct 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 19,765 Views 48 Comments

* Sort of. A new American study has found that those smoking the drug daily are having about 20% more sex than non-users.

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.

Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high
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Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:30 AM 29,845 Views 30 Comments

“With this stuff, I feel the same relaxation as before, but since there is no high, I can still get things done and play with my kids.”

'Free the weed': Worldwide demos call for legalisation of cannabis
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'Free the weed': Worldwide demos call for legalisation of cannabis

Apr 20th 2017, 7:22 PM 15,056 Views 58 Comments

Originating in the US, 4/20 is a date when cannabis advocates unite to light one up together.

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 11,434 Views 57 Comments

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

For the first time, a country will sell recreational marijuana in its pharmacies
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For the first time, a country will sell recreational marijuana in its pharmacies

Apr 6th 2017, 10:58 PM 14,895 Views 55 Comments

Uruguay will become the first nation to make the step later this year.

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

Jan 12th 2017, 8:15 PM 13,729 Views 61 Comments

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

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK
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Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:41 PM 13,605 Views 44 Comments

Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

A prankster made some slight changes to the Hollywood sign overnight
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A prankster made some slight changes to the Hollywood sign overnight

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 PM 26,257 Views 15 Comments

It now reads Hollyweed, after the state passed a vote with legalised the recreational use of marijuana.

Here’s what it’s like in the first US city to allow marijuana to be smoked socially
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Here’s what it’s like in the first US city to allow marijuana to be smoked socially

Nov 19th 2016, 7:30 PM 27,430 Views 57 Comments

Denver now allows bars and restaurants to give patrons the option to use marijuana alongside a cocktail or meal.

Gardaí seize €300,000 worth of cannabis in organised crime crackdown
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Gardaí seize €300,000 worth of cannabis in organised crime crackdown

Nov 13th 2016, 8:16 AM 12,430 Views 14 Comments

The seizure is part of an ongoing operation into targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Dublin and Kildare regions.

Marijuana, assisted suicide, gun control - there was a lot on the table for US voters in this election
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Marijuana, assisted suicide, gun control - there was a lot on the table for US voters in this election

Nov 9th 2016, 7:21 AM 11,025 Views 3 Comments

There was more than just the presidency at stake in yesterday’s vote.

Police in US warn people against accidentally eating cannabis-infused sweets
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Police in US warn people against accidentally eating cannabis-infused sweets

Oct 18th 2016, 1:52 PM 12,004 Views 21 Comments

‘Which gummy bears are infused with marijuana?’

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy
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Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

Sep 24th 2016, 7:20 AM 25,821 Views 51 Comments

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

More US adults are using marijuana as they don't think it's harmful
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More US adults are using marijuana as they don't think it's harmful

Aug 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 17,820 Views 66 Comments

There have been a number of calls for cannabis to be legalised in Ireland for medical reasons.

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes
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Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes

Aug 13th 2016, 11:15 AM 39,527 Views 51 Comments

Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?
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'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?

Jul 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 29,913 Views 156 Comments

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.

Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards
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Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards

Jul 10th 2016, 7:45 AM 18,116 Views 38 Comments

It suggests the drug “hijacks” the rewards system.

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely
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Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely

May 7th 2016, 7:04 PM 16,739 Views 98 Comments

For women who continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy – they are five times more likely to have a preterm birth.

Poll: Do you think it's a good idea to legalise marijuana?
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Poll: Do you think it's a good idea to legalise marijuana?

Apr 21st 2016, 10:25 AM 44,195 Views 160 Comments

Canada is expected to become the first G7 nation to do so.

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin
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Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin

Apr 21st 2016, 8:16 AM 36,337 Views 28 Comments

The tunnel was equipped with a rail system and an elevator hidden in a closet in a Mexican house.

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 55,076 Views 96 Comments

Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?

Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule
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Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule

Dec 28th 2015, 8:55 PM 14,503 Views 19 Comments

A host of parody videos have been doing the rounds.

An Irish company spent six months designing the perfect grinder for weed
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An Irish company spent six months designing the perfect grinder for weed

Dec 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 35,807 Views 70 Comments

For medical marijuana users, of course.

'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?
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'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?

Nov 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 53,801 Views 96 Comments

Users tell TheJournal.ie about their experiences.

New York's police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker's worst nightmare this week
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New York's police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker's worst nightmare this week

Oct 9th 2015, 11:26 PM 30,273 Views 41 Comments

Bill Bratton grabbed a joint off a schoolgirl on the street, and threw it in a sewer. Could you imagine?

Meet Merry Jane, Snoop Dogg's baby that's trying to be 'the ESPN of cannabis'
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Meet Merry Jane, Snoop Dogg's baby that's trying to be 'the ESPN of cannabis'

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:31 PM 10,259 Views 32 Comments

As laws become more liberalised, cannabis is becoming a multi-billion industry.

'I'm against them testing for weed' - Ronda Rousey incensed over Nick Diaz ban
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'I'm against them testing for weed' - Ronda Rousey incensed over Nick Diaz ban

Sep 16th 2015, 8:23 PM 7,837 Views 11 Comments

“It’s not a performance-enhancing drug. It has nothing to do with athletic competition.”

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