Ireland to launch 5-year medical cannabis trial

By | July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Ireland, Legalisation, News, UK|

Patients in Ireland are one step closer to legal medical cannabis after new legislation was signed into law. The legislation, signed by Ireland’s Health Minister Simon Harris, will create the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis. According to Harris, the legislation will take “a little bit of time to fully establish [...]

Irish Government finally finds official medical cannabis supplier after two-year delay

By | April 15th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Doctors, Ireland, News|

Ireland voted to legalise medical cannabis over two-years ago The country has finally found a supplier: a company based in Denmark Patients may be able to legally access medical cannabis by the summer Ireland's citizens could have legal access to medical cannabis as early as mid-April. Ireland’s Department of Health confirmed to TheJournal.ie that the [...]

Irish Father avoids jail after growing medical cannabis for his epileptic son

By | February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Featured, Featured News, Ireland, MMJ Stories, News, Parent, Patient Stories, THC|

An Irish father escaped jail despite being found with 16 cannabis plants Derek White grew the plants for his Crohn's and his son’s Autism The plants were a high CBD low THC strain This is the first time an Irish court has recognised medicinal use as a defence An Irish father who grew [...]

Irish Health Minister announces plans to allow famers to grow cannabis

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, growing, Ireland, Legalisation, News|

Irish farmers could be soon growing cannabis for medical purpsoes Ireland’s Health Minister made comments on TV suggesting he’d prefer to grow the plants on Irish soil rather than import Medical cannabis could be legal in Ireland by the end of 2019 A bill which would legalise medical cannabis passed through the Dáil [...]

Irish Cannabis Refugees: Mother forced to travel to Barcelona for epileptic son’s medicinal cannabis

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Epilepsy, Ireland, Mothers, News, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, UK|

Michael O’Neil, 2, is diagnosed with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, suffering up to 20 seizures a day Michael has been prescribed 10 pharmaceutical medications, all of which have failed His mother, Noreen, is now being forced to travel to Europe to obtain medical cannabis Noreen has already previously had THC medication from Barcelona confiscated [...]

Irish Mother who campaigned to legalise medical cannabis to stand for election

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Ireland, Legalisation, News|

Yvonne Cahalane’s son, Tristan, was first child in Ireland to be given a medical cannabis license Tristan suffers from severe epilepsy, suffering up to 20 seizures a day before medical cannabis Yvonne will stand as a Fine Gael candidate for West Cork in the local elections next week An Irish mother who’s tireless [...]

Ireland grants first medical cannabis license for chronic pain

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, chronic pain, Epilepsy, Ireland, MS, News, Pain|

A license has been granted for medicinal cannabis for chronic pain sufferers for the first time in Ireland Chronic Pain Ireland was instrumental in securing chronic pain on the ailments medicinal cannabis can be prescribed for The measure has been approved on a temporary three-month basis Around 20% of Ireland’s population suffers from [...]

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 [...]