Cannabis Legalisation Ireland – Catching up with Vera Twomey

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Community, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Interviews, Ireland, Legalisation, News, Seizures|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Vera Twomey, Irish mother of epileptic daughter, marched 260km earlier this year to demand Irish Government allows her daughter access to THC Ava Berry, 7, suffers from Dravet’s Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, which had been giving the young girl thousands of seizures a year Since being given CBD, the girl’s condition [...]

Irish Mother’s Battle for her Daughter’s Right to Life Saving Cannabis Medicine

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: ALS, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Interviews, Ireland, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Seizures, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

“Heartbroken” Irish mother walked length of Ireland to try and get life-saving medical marijuana for sick daughter. Courageous Vera Twomey walked 260km from Cork down to Dublin in desperate attempt to get access to cannabis-based medication for her daughter Ava Barry, Vera’s daughter, suffers from Dravey Syndrome, a rare intractable form of [...]

Army Officer Escapes Punishment After Using Cannabis to Help Dying Wife

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|

Army Officer Escapes Punishment After Using Cannabis to Help Dying Wife Damian Flood, 39, has avoided criminal punishment after admitting that he used cannabis to help ease his wife's dying moments. The Army veteran who served for nearly 2 decades in the Irish Defence Forces was found with nearly €10,ooo worth of cannabis at his [...]

Ireland to examine possibility of Decriminalising Cannabis

By | April 24th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|

In a major step for the legitimacy of cannabis in Ireland, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, the Minister of State for Drug Strategy is to examine the possible decriminalisation of cannabis in the country. Speaking to the Irish Times, Ó Ríordáin said; I believe someone who has an addiction issue should be dealt with through the health system and not the [...]