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#Medicinal Cannabis

From TheJournal.ie This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market Health And Education

This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market

Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review' Medicinal Cannabis

Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review'

Only patients with specific medical conditions can access medicinal cannabis under the new programme.

From TheJournal.ie Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Growing Our Own

Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply

Yesterday, Simon Harris signed the law establishing Ireland’s first medicinal cannabis access scheme,

From TheJournal.ie Access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed in Ireland under new law Medicinal Cannabis

Access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed in Ireland under new law

Simon Harris has today signed legislation to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug? Decriminalisation

FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug?

The claim was made earlier this week by GP Dr Ray Walley in debate on cannabis legalisation.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Growing Our Own

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland Drug Addiction

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland

The health minister plans to have the medicinal cannabis access scheme up and running in the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says Ireland may own its own medicinal cannabis supply in the future Cannabis Eire

Simon Harris says Ireland may own its own medicinal cannabis supply in the future

The legislation to underpin the medicinal cannabis scheme is due to be signed off on in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis? Cannabis

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future Interview

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: At a cannabis dispensary in Colorado I found the only thing that offered relief for my chronic pain Opinion

Opinion: At a cannabis dispensary in Colorado I found the only thing that offered relief for my chronic pain

I was prescribed fentanyl, a dangerous, highly addictive, synthetic opiate with horrible side effects – while a relatively harmless plant remains banned, writes Clare McAfee.

From TheJournal.ie 'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier Cannabis In Ireland

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals about the cannabis access programme to Cabinet next month.

From TheJournal.ie After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier Access Scheme

After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier Exclusive

The Irish government has found a cannabis supplier in Denmark which can import to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future' Farming Diversification

Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'

The Department of Health said it may review its policy given its difficulty in sourcing cannabis product.

From TheJournal.ie IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis Medicinal Use

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules) Showdown

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)

Leo Varadkar broke Dáil rules today by holding up a poster in the chamber.

From TheJournal.ie 'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department' Delays

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'

Officials travelled to Denmark to help sort out Ireland’s problem in sourcing medicinal cannabis last week.

From TheJournal.ie Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier Medicinal Cannabis

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier

Department of Health officials are working to get medical cannabis products from other EU Member States and further afield.

From TheJournal.ie Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland Seizures

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved Billy Caldwell

'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved

Billy Caldwell’s mother had met with UK government officials to discuss returning his medicine earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme Longterm Illness

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme

Minister Harris told his Cabinet colleagues his department are looking at how to give “quality assurance” to patients.

From TheJournal.ie 'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil Medicinal Cannabis

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil

Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.

From TheJournal.ie Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition The Next Stage

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition

Campaigner Vera Twomey had earlier collapsed outside the gates of Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie This scientist wants to turn Ireland into 'a central hub' for medical cannabis Warm And Fuzzy

This scientist wants to turn Ireland into 'a central hub' for medical cannabis

Greenlight Medicines’ James Linden plans to open a new facility in Donegal next year.

From TheJournal.ie The medicinal cannabis bill passed through the Dáil last year, but now it's on the shelf Medicinal Cannabis

The medicinal cannabis bill passed through the Dáil last year, but now it's on the shelf

The Bill which passed through the Dáil has effectively shelved following a damning report.

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

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

Health Minister Simon Harris said the compassionate access programme for medicinal cannabis will be available later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment Cbd This post contains videos

Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment

Ava’s mother Vera led a public campaign for her daughter to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House Dáil Gridlock This post contains videos

Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House

Assorted deputies were left stranded inside the gates of Leinster House by the protest.

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says Injection Centres

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

From TheJournal.ie Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

From TheJournal.ie '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.

From TheJournal.ie 'My daughter is seriously in need of this medication' - Vera Twomey is coming back to the Dáil Medicinal Cannabis

'My daughter is seriously in need of this medication' - Vera Twomey is coming back to the Dáil

Twomey says nothing will happen until the law is changed.

From TheJournal.ie Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered ONGOING DEBATE

Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered

Vera Twomey can’t access medicinal cannabis for her daughter, but legislation is on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava Medicinal Cannabis

Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava

Twomey said that, following Tuesday’s meeting in Leinster House, she was given inadequate documents by the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not a done deal by any means but it's positive': Ava Barry edges closer to cannabis medication Hope For Ava

'It's not a done deal by any means but it's positive': Ava Barry edges closer to cannabis medication

Upon arriving in Leinster House, Vera could barely make it down the corridors due to being stopped for handshakes.

From TheJournal.ie A report on medicinal cannabis will be in the Oireachtas today Hope For Ava

A report on medicinal cannabis will be in the Oireachtas today

The meeting will take place at 12pm today.

From TheJournal.ie Vera Twomey battles tonsillitis and crippling pain to make it to Kilkenny Hope For Ava

Vera Twomey battles tonsillitis and crippling pain to make it to Kilkenny

The mother hopes to arrive at Dáil Éireann on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Vera Twomey has made it to Tipperary as she walks 260km from Cork to the Dáil for her daughter The Long Walk
From TheJournal.ie Mother on protest walk from Cork to Dublin for second time to get her child medicinal cannabis Vera Twomey

Mother on protest walk from Cork to Dublin for second time to get her child medicinal cannabis

Vera Twomey is entering day two of the 260km protest walk.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm done for, because I can't get that for Ava': Vera Twomey makes heartfelt plea in radio interview Medicinal Cannabis

'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.

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