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# legalisation - Sunday 1 December, 2019

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia

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

# legalisation - Friday 15 November, 2019

Poll: Would you support the legalisation of euthanasia in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# legalisation - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Canada is going for it from today.

# legalisation - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

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.

# legalisation - Monday 1 May, 2017

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

The crime tends to be less violent.

# legalisation - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

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

# legalisation - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax Legalisation This post contains a poll

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

The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.

# legalisation - Saturday 13 February, 2016

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

Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?

# legalisation - Saturday 7 November, 2015

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

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

# legalisation - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

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

An expert has proposed the controversial idea.

# legalisation - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage

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

# legalisation - Monday 19 January, 2015

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland

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

# legalisation - Friday 22 August, 2014

Most young Irish people think that cannabis should be legalised

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

# legalisation - Thursday 8 May, 2014

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

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

# legalisation - Saturday 1 March, 2014

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

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

# legalisation - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado

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

# legalisation - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Uruguay world's first country to legalise marijuana trade

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

# legalisation - Saturday 26 October, 2013

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

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.

# legalisation - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments Bressie

Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments

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

# legalisation - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

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

Making drugs illegal has done little but enrich criminals and sow violence. We need a proper debate on legalisation – and soon, writes Danny Kushlick.

# legalisation - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil

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