Friday December 6, 2019

Blurring the lines on cannabis doesn’t help doctors’ case

In discussing legalisation of the drug, the Cannabis Risk Alliance has lumped together medicinal and recreational use

26th May, 2019
Some doctors believe the legalisation of medical marijuana is a slippery slope

In a letter published in last Monday’s Irish Times, 20 senior doctors voiced their concern about what they described as the “one-sided discussion about cannabis”.

The Cannabis Risk Alliance believes that Ireland is sleepwalking into the legalisation of marijuana and contends that society has “taken its eye off the ball” in relation to the harmful effects of the psychoactive drug. The doctors have called for an honest debate on the legislation of...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Ageism is not okay, whether it’s directed at a younger generation or an older one, as an ‘Ok boomer’-spouting Generation Z should know

Nadine O’Regan | 2 weeks ago

As was inevitable, Johan Thijs, the chief executive of KBC Group, issued an apology on Friday night for the comments he had made a day earlier urging the Irish Central Bank to move on from the tracker mortgage scandal

Post Editors | 2 weeks ago