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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# medical cannabis

This year
First medical cannabis factory on island of Ireland to open next year
A former fireworks factory in the North is being converted into the island’s first medical cannabis production facility.
All time
Permanent medical cannabis delivery service to be established for Irish patients
The temporary service that was set up in April will now be made permanent.
Confused about CBD? Here's what you need to know about Ireland and the cannabis-based remedy
It is not a registered medicine here but it is widely on sale. How is that possible?
'We want our rights': Vera Twomey makes passionate call for legislation on medical cannabis
Twomey’s passionate speech directly called on the Taoiseach for action.
Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country
Twomey said she declared the medication and it was confiscated by customs officials.
'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.
'HPRA guidance is biased. It didn't use expert advisors with practical experience of cannabis'
The government position of claiming concern for safety with unnecessary delays requires a public protest, write Gino Kenny TD and Dr Peadar O’Grady.
Medical cannabis: 'My dad was able to relax, sleep, laugh, and breathe a bit easier'
It’s awful to see the Minister for Health dragging his feet when people are suffering, writes Roderick Campbell.
Vera Twomey to march in Cork as Ava's ear infection brings on seizure
Today’s march in Macroom is ahead of a larger one in Dublin on Wednesday.
'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.
Mother releases harrowing video of daughter suffering seizures in bid to access medication
Vera Twomey is calling for her daughter to be given access to potentially life-changing medication.
Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis
The two-year-old and his mother Yvonne spent a year in Colorado so he could access cannabis oil.
TDs will consider a petition to legalise cannabis today
The panel of Oireachtas members will also consider claims that Clare County Council is erecting road signage that’s harming local tourism businesses.
Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry
The medical cannabis industry is expanding in Israel – fuelled by medical research, government encouragement, and liberal religious and secular attitudes.