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# Sativex
Father of brain injury victim who suffers spasms seeks access to trial of cannabis-based drug
Sativex can be trialled for MS sufferers but not those with acquired brain injury.
# help my mam
Son of woman suffering with chronic pain to hold vigil in bid to legalise cannabis
The man has been campaigning for the legalisation of cannabis for the past number of years;.
# Protest
Luke Ming Flanagan: I'm still smoking cannabis... but not in Ireland
The independent TD is bringing forward a bill to legalise the drug later this year and will speak at the seventh annual Legalise Cannabis Ireland protest in Dublin later today.
# Cannabis
Cannabis-based oral spray approved for use in Ireland
However the medicine, which would boost the quality of life of MS sufferers, can’t be made available until the government changes legislation.
# Legalize it
Government will seek to legalise some cannabis-based products
The Department of Health has said it will bring forward legislative proposals later this year or early next year to allow cannabis-based medicinal products to be prescribed here.
# Cannabis
No clear timeline for approval of cannabis-based painkiller in Ireland
The oral spray Sativex is already available in the UK and preparing to launch in other EU states as a pain treatment for MS patients.
# Cannabis
Government considers approval of cannabis-based drug
Calls for ‘cannabinoid’ medicine currently available in Spain and the UK to be introduced in Ireland to help alleviate the symptoms of MS.