Ireland’s medicinal cannabis scheme needs overhaul, advocate says
Prohibition Partners says patients are being done a ‘disservice’ while state is losing out on economic benefits of an industry predicted to be worth €3.2 billion by 2025
The Irish government should immediately reform its existing medicinal cannabis scheme, an industry expert has said.
Stephen Murphy, co-founder and chief executive at cannabis market intelligence firm Prohibition Partners, said he was often contacted by patients in Ireland looking to use medicinal cannabis for a variety of reasons. But he said the law here was so restrictive that it “really doesn’t exist”, which he said was “a sincere disservice” to patients....
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