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#Cannabis

# cannabis - Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 14,060 Views 43 Comments

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

# cannabis - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Two arrested as gardaí seize almost €800,000 worth of cannabis in Cork
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Two arrested as gardaí seize almost €800,000 worth of cannabis in Cork

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:09 AM 17,336 Views 25 Comments

The drugs were seized from a car and a house yesterday evening.

# cannabis - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Three men arrested after €1.96 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin industrial unit
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Three men arrested after €1.96 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin industrial unit

Jun 20th 2019, 2:49 PM 21,041 Views 26 Comments

The seizure was made in the Clondalkin area of Dublin.

# cannabis - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Drugs worth almost €100,000 discovered in parcels at postal centre
# Revenue
# Revenue

Drugs worth almost €100,000 discovered in parcels at postal centre

Jun 19th 2019, 1:33 PM 17,134 Views 8 Comments

Drugs were discovered in two packages marked ‘clothing’.

# cannabis - Friday 7 June, 2019

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port

Jun 7th 2019, 10:14 PM 14,575 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.

# cannabis - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Man charged after estimated €127,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb found in Meath
# Stamullen
# Stamullen

Man charged after estimated €127,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb found in Meath

Jun 5th 2019, 4:51 PM 14,622 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were found during a search of a house in the Mill Lane area of Stamullen yesterday.

# cannabis - Monday 3 June, 2019

Ministers considering alternative approaches to dealing with drug possession for personal use
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Ministers considering alternative approaches to dealing with drug possession for personal use

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 14,961 Views 12 Comments

A working group was set up last year to consider issues such as the possession of drugs for personal use, and to review other jurisdictions’ drug laws.

# cannabis - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018
# Joint Up Thinking
# Joint Up Thinking

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

May 28th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,947 Views 44 Comments

An awareness campaign is being launched to tackle what Transport Minister Shane Ross called “killer behaviour”.

# cannabis - Monday 27 May, 2019

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

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

May 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,245 Views 52 Comments

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

# cannabis - Thursday 23 May, 2019

14 people arrested and drugs worth €42k seized as gardaí search Ballymun houses
# Dublin
# Dublin

14 people arrested and drugs worth €42k seized as gardaí search Ballymun houses

May 23rd 2019, 10:20 PM 12,577 Views 0 Comments

Two cars and a scrambler motorcycle were also seized.

# cannabis - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland

May 22nd 2019, 6:50 PM 20,333 Views 83 Comments

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

# cannabis - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use?

May 21st 2019, 8:19 AM 37,021 Views 158 Comments

Proposals to liberalise drug laws here are on the table, but the government isn’t set to implement full decriminalisation.

# cannabis - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use
# Harmful
# Harmful

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

May 20th 2019, 8:40 AM 23,252 Views 150 Comments

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

Man (40s) arrested after cannabis worth over €60,000 seized in Kildare
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Man (40s) arrested after cannabis worth over €60,000 seized in Kildare

May 20th 2019, 7:29 AM 12,306 Views 16 Comments

A house was searched yesterday afternoon, during which a growhouse was found.

# cannabis - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin

May 16th 2019, 8:43 PM 12,029 Views 3 Comments

The drugs were seized at a house in Tallaght this afternoon.

'The cocaine trade is booming': 54% of Irish people who use cocaine want to cut down
# Global Drugs Survey
# Global Drugs Survey

'The cocaine trade is booming': 54% of Irish people who use cocaine want to cut down

May 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 28,537 Views 51 Comments

Over one quarter of cannabis users in Ireland reported almost daily use, which the report said was “suggestive of dependent use”.

# cannabis - Monday 13 May, 2019

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €42,000 in Drogheda
# Hill View
# Hill View

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €42,000 in Drogheda

May 13th 2019, 7:08 AM 12,666 Views 18 Comments

As part of Operation Stratus, gardaí searched a house in the Hill View area of the town.

# cannabis - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Cannabis worth €2.5 million and two hand grenades seized in Meath
# Gormanston
# Gormanston

Cannabis worth €2.5 million and two hand grenades seized in Meath

May 8th 2019, 9:49 PM 20,262 Views 22 Comments

A male was arrested at the property in Gormanston, Co Meath.

# cannabis - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

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

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

May 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,201 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.

# cannabis - Friday 3 May, 2019

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

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.

# cannabis - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Apr 24th 2019, 11:01 AM 17,583 Views 20 Comments

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

# cannabis - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches

Apr 23rd 2019, 6:50 PM 15,352 Views 26 Comments

Three men were arrested.

# cannabis - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford
# Seizure
# Seizure

Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford

Apr 20th 2019, 8:27 AM 11,286 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized from a grow house on Thursday.

# cannabis - Friday 19 April, 2019

Cannabis worth €800,000 seized after 'substantial' grow house found at Waterford industrial estate
# Tramore
# Tramore

Cannabis worth €800,000 seized after 'substantial' grow house found at Waterford industrial estate

Apr 19th 2019, 1:02 PM 16,806 Views 39 Comments

The seizure was made at around 6pm last night.

# cannabis - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,054 Views 46 Comments

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

# cannabis - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Man (58) due in court over Limerick drugs seizure
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Man (58) due in court over Limerick drugs seizure

Apr 6th 2019, 1:29 PM 10,094 Views 0 Comments

A second man has been released without charge following the cannabis seizure.

# cannabis - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Almost 3 million contraband cigarettes seized from property in Kildare
# Newhall
# Newhall

Almost 3 million contraband cigarettes seized from property in Kildare

Apr 4th 2019, 8:17 PM 12,453 Views 7 Comments

The cigarettes would have represented a loss to the Exchequer of €1.3 million.

# cannabis - Sunday 31 March, 2019

After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier
# Access Scheme
# Access Scheme

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

Mar 31st 2019, 12:10 AM 45,545 Views 42 Comments

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

# cannabis - Friday 29 March, 2019

130 cannabis plants seized after gardaí discover grow house in Louth
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

130 cannabis plants seized after gardaí discover grow house in Louth

Mar 29th 2019, 8:07 PM 14,700 Views 30 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested following the search this afternoon.

# cannabis - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Two men arrested after firearm and drugs worth €320,000 seized during house search
# Cannabis And Cocaine
# Cannabis And Cocaine

Two men arrested after firearm and drugs worth €320,000 seized during house search

Mar 21st 2019, 5:57 PM 22,917 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out in East Galway earlier today.

# cannabis - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse
# Addiction
# Addiction

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse

Mar 20th 2019, 10:57 AM 15,356 Views 42 Comments

There has been a decrease in the number of alcohol dependency cases being treated in recent years, but an increase in their severity.

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

Mar 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 51,715 Views 56 Comments

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

# cannabis - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Woman charged over seizure of €196,000 and drugs in Limerick
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Woman charged over seizure of €196,000 and drugs in Limerick

Mar 17th 2019, 11:28 AM 27,689 Views 0 Comments

A man was released without charge.

# cannabis - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Gardaí arrest two in Portugal over Cork cannabis haul
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Gardaí arrest two in Portugal over Cork cannabis haul

Mar 14th 2019, 2:01 PM 15,758 Views 0 Comments

The pair were brought to Bandon Garda Station.

# cannabis - Monday 11 March, 2019

Three people charged after gardaí discover €200k worth of cannabis in Sligo house
# Drugs
# Drugs

Three people charged after gardaí discover €200k worth of cannabis in Sligo house

Mar 11th 2019, 7:33 AM 11,227 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were found during the search of a house at Cloonloo at around noon on Saturday.

# cannabis - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Photos: Three arrested after gardaí discover €200k worth of cannabis in Sligo house
# Cloonloo
# Cloonloo

Photos: Three arrested after gardaí discover €200k worth of cannabis in Sligo house

Mar 10th 2019, 1:18 PM 22,043 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí discovered a significant cannabis cultivation operation in rural Cloonloo.

# cannabis - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Man (50s) and woman (30s) arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized
# Meath
# Meath

Man (50s) and woman (30s) arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized

Mar 9th 2019, 6:28 PM 33,086 Views 20 Comments

Cocaine, MDMA, cannabis in herbal form and diamorphine were among the substances seized.

Two men and woman arrested in Limerick after cannabis, loaded pistol and silencer seized
# Newcastlewest
# Newcastlewest

Two men and woman arrested in Limerick after cannabis, loaded pistol and silencer seized

Mar 9th 2019, 5:33 PM 20,186 Views 0 Comments

One of those arrested, a 29-year-old man, has appeared in court this evening.

# cannabis - Friday 8 March, 2019

Man arrested and €360,000 worth of cannabis herb seized after van searched in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested and €360,000 worth of cannabis herb seized after van searched in Dublin

Mar 8th 2019, 12:37 PM 21,129 Views 69 Comments

He is currently detained in Ballymun Garda Station.

# cannabis - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Man (30s) arrested after cannabis worth €235,000 seized at Carlow growhouse
# Tullow Road
# Tullow Road

Man (30s) arrested after cannabis worth €235,000 seized at Carlow growhouse

Mar 5th 2019, 5:51 PM 16,819 Views 17 Comments

Separately, €20,000 worth of weed was seized at the Dublin Mail Centre in two parcels labelled as “diaries”.