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#Cannabis

# cannabis - Monday 3 October, 2022

Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin

Mon 5:49 PM 15,342 Views 8 Comments

Revenue officers seized 11.3kg worth of herbal cannabis in the Balbriggan area.

# cannabis - Thursday 15 September, 2022

PSNI arrest man and seize €34k of cannabis in UVF drug dealing investigation
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI arrest man and seize €34k of cannabis in UVF drug dealing investigation

Sep 15th 2022, 8:11 PM 9,499 Views 0 Comments

A PSNI detective said buying drugs put money ‘straight into the hands of paramilitaries’.

# cannabis - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Two men arrested after €465,000 cannabis drug seizure at Galway growhouse
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two men arrested after €465,000 cannabis drug seizure at Galway growhouse

Sep 8th 2022, 8:15 AM 15,032 Views 1 Comment

They have since been charged and are due before Ballinasloe District Court this morning.

# cannabis - Friday 26 August, 2022

Cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy worth over €120k seized in Waterford
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy worth over €120k seized in Waterford

Aug 26th 2022, 5:50 PM 10,797 Views 0 Comments

Two men and a woman, all in their twenties, were arrested at the scene

# cannabis - Sunday 7 August, 2022

€300,000 worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary and Carlow
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

€300,000 worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary and Carlow

Aug 7th 2022, 7:48 AM 15,923 Views 5 Comments

Two men were arrested by gardaí.

# cannabis - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Gardaí seize over €500,000 of cannabis from Tipperary growhouse
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Gardaí seize over €500,000 of cannabis from Tipperary growhouse

Jul 26th 2022, 6:54 PM 19,061 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# cannabis - Friday 22 July, 2022

Anti-cannabis group 'only discussed language' around medical programme with junior drugs minister
# Cannabis Risk Alliance
# Cannabis Risk Alliance

Anti-cannabis group 'only discussed language' around medical programme with junior drugs minister

Jul 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 10,839 Views 0 Comments

The Cannabis Risk Alliance met with Frank Feighan last year.

# cannabis - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Revenue seizes 77kgs of herbal cannabis in Rosslare search operation
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Revenue seizes 77kgs of herbal cannabis in Rosslare search operation

Jul 19th 2022, 1:11 PM 9,992 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were found inside a trailer which arrived from Cherbourg in France.

Anti-cannabis group met privately with drugs minister to discuss possible RSA-style ad campaign
# Cannabis Risk Alliance
# Cannabis Risk Alliance

Anti-cannabis group met privately with drugs minister to discuss possible RSA-style ad campaign

Jul 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 32,156 Views 0 Comments
  • The Cannabis Risk Alliance told Frank Feighan last year that there should be "full transparency" around lobbyists and advocates, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • However, a loophole in lobbying laws mean the group's communications with the Government do not themselves have to be recorded.
  • Activists have questioned why the group had access to Feighan when those advocating for a different approach have found access more difficult.

# cannabis - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Test action challenging ban on products containing THC opens
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Test action challenging ban on products containing THC opens

Jul 14th 2022, 7:27 PM 11,088 Views 0 Comments

The chemical, Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive constituent of cannabis.

# cannabis - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Criminalising drug use is 'disastrous' waste of time and money, expert to tell Justice Committee
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Criminalising drug use is 'disastrous' waste of time and money, expert to tell Justice Committee

Jul 12th 2022, 6:15 AM 15,693 Views 22 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern believes Ireland should take a health-led approach to drugs and decriminalise personal use.

# cannabis - Monday 11 July, 2022

Two arrested as €6.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Kilkenny
# Ballyhale
# Ballyhale

Two arrested as €6.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Kilkenny

Jul 11th 2022, 10:17 PM 24,776 Views 11 Comments

Searches were carried out as part of an operation targeting transnational drug trafficking networks.

# cannabis - Friday 8 July, 2022

Two arrested after Gardaí seized €127,000 of cannabis in Dublin
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Two arrested after Gardaí seized €127,000 of cannabis in Dublin

Jul 8th 2022, 6:08 PM 14,352 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí searched a house in Drimnagh yesterday evening at around 7:00pm.

# cannabis - Friday 20 May, 2022

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe

May 20th 2022, 4:12 PM 15,079 Views 8 Comments

The seizure took place yesteday.

# cannabis - Friday 13 May, 2022

Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin

May 13th 2022, 5:53 PM 17,407 Views 5 Comments

The three unrelated seizures came to a combined total value of €7 million.

# cannabis - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
# Laois
# Laois

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise

May 12th 2022, 9:54 AM 6,918 Views 0 Comments

The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.

# cannabis - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Gardaí discover cannabis worth over €70,000 in underground bunker in Galway
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí discover cannabis worth over €70,000 in underground bunker in Galway

May 11th 2022, 9:27 AM 42,253 Views 0 Comments

Two people were arrested at the scene.

# cannabis - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Two men remanded in custody over €2 million cannabis seizure in Louth
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Two men remanded in custody over €2 million cannabis seizure in Louth

May 1st 2022, 2:40 PM 19,143 Views 0 Comments

The men are to appear at Dundalk District Court via videolink on Wednesday next.

# cannabis - Friday 22 April, 2022

Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed
# Tyrellspass
# Tyrellspass

Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:43 PM 22,113 Views 19 Comments

The drugs will be sent forward for analysis.

Poll: Should the government decriminalise cannabis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government decriminalise cannabis?

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 61,901 Views 120 Comments

PBP plans to introduce a bill in the Dáil calling for it to be decriminalised.

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 31,989 Views 74 Comments

Four years ago the Green Party favoured the establishment of Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland.

# cannabis - Friday 8 April, 2022

Man arrested and €580K worth of cannabis seized in Co Monaghan
# Castleblayney
# Castleblayney

Man arrested and €580K worth of cannabis seized in Co Monaghan

Apr 8th 2022, 9:34 PM 15,366 Views 0 Comments

A man aged in his 60s is to appear before a sitting of Monaghan District Court tomorrow.

# cannabis - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Ex-Garda Superintendent signs guilty plea following drug seizure
# Court
# Court

Ex-Garda Superintendent signs guilty plea following drug seizure

Mar 24th 2022, 5:45 PM 32,702 Views 0 Comments

John Murphy, 61, is charged with possessing cannabis for sale or supply.

# cannabis - Friday 11 March, 2022

Man arrested and €157,600 of suspected cannabis seized in organised crime investigation
# Customs
# Customs

Man arrested and €157,600 of suspected cannabis seized in organised crime investigation

Mar 11th 2022, 9:35 PM 17,149 Views 10 Comments

The operation was part of investigations into suspected organised crime in Artane.

# cannabis - Friday 18 February, 2022

Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'

Feb 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 32,262 Views 28 Comments
  • The FSAI has so far issued recalls on 90 different CBD products since 2019, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • The authority has found many products containing THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.
  • Affected products include CBD oil, CBD paste, hemp juice powder, hemp tea, food supplements and even hemp whiskey and gin.

# cannabis - Friday 11 February, 2022

Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois
# Ballyfin
# Ballyfin

Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois

Feb 11th 2022, 11:07 AM 13,043 Views 0 Comments

Two searches took place in the vicinity of Ballyfin in Co Laois.

# cannabis - Friday 4 February, 2022

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint

Feb 4th 2022, 7:16 PM 21,695 Views 6 Comments

A man in his late 40s has been arrested.

Man arrested after €260,000 worth of cannabis found in Co Cork
# Ballincollig
# Ballincollig

Man arrested after €260,000 worth of cannabis found in Co Cork

Feb 4th 2022, 11:11 AM 12,436 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday evening.

# cannabis - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang

Jan 26th 2022, 5:45 PM 15,564 Views 10 Comments

A man in his 30s has been arrested.

# cannabis - Friday 7 January, 2022

Man arrested after cannabis worth €1.63 million seized in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man arrested after cannabis worth €1.63 million seized in Dublin

Jan 7th 2022, 1:10 PM 20,587 Views 21 Comments

The drugs were seized yesterday during the search of a vehicle.

# cannabis - Thursday 23 December, 2021

High Court challenge alleges Irish anti-drug legislation is against EU free movement of goods
# High Court
# High Court

High Court challenge alleges Irish anti-drug legislation is against EU free movement of goods

Dec 23rd 2021, 3:50 PM 23,865 Views 0 Comments

The action has been brought by the owner of a shop which allegedly sells products containing traces of a cannabis related chemical.

# cannabis - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Cannabis should be regulated, taxed and taken out of the hands of dangerous drug cartels
# Opinion
# Opinion

Cannabis should be regulated, taxed and taken out of the hands of dangerous drug cartels

Dec 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 32,285 Views 102 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern says that regulating the drug would allow it to be researched with more accuracy and protect young people from its harms.

# cannabis - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000

Dec 14th 2021, 4:42 PM 10,905 Views 12 Comments

The cannabis was disguised in packaging as coffee, clothing and custom decals.

# cannabis - Thursday 2 December, 2021

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows
# Global Drugs Survey
# Global Drugs Survey

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,959 Views 54 Comments
  • 898 people in Ireland participated in the Global Drug Survey 2021.
  • The survey shows respondents in Ireland got drunk an average of 14.6 times a year.
  • On average, respondents from Ireland felt the most regret over getting drunk this year globally, regretting it 28.4% of the time.

# cannabis - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

Nov 30th 2021, 11:39 AM 16,290 Views 13 Comments

It follows garda searches of properties in the capital last night.

# cannabis - Monday 22 November, 2021

Second man (40s) charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Second man (40s) charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:39 PM 10,131 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.

# cannabis - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Two men arrested after €1.94 million worth of herbal cannabis seized during Garda raid
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Two men arrested after €1.94 million worth of herbal cannabis seized during Garda raid

Nov 18th 2021, 11:39 AM 18,633 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were seized during a search of a premises in the Rathfeigh area of Co Meath.

# cannabis - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Man due in court over seizure of €150k worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan
# Seized
# Seized

Man due in court over seizure of €150k worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Oct 27th 2021, 9:32 AM 9,267 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized following the search of a house in Monaghan on Monday.

# cannabis - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Oct 26th 2021, 10:55 AM 14,031 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene

# cannabis - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Man arrested after gardaí seize €460k worth of cannabis during stop and search of vehicle
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man arrested after gardaí seize €460k worth of cannabis during stop and search of vehicle

Oct 24th 2021, 7:40 AM 17,229 Views 4 Comments

The vehicle was stopped on the M9 motorway yesterday.

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