Doctors warn medicinal cannabis access may lead to legalisation

Doctors warn medicinal cannabis access may lead to legalisation

Group calls for clearer guidance from Medical Council on monitoring after launch of pilot programme

The ‘looseness’ around the announcement of a new Cannabis Access Programme will encourage those with an agenda to fully legalise cannabis for recreational use in Ireland, doctors have warned.

The Cannabis Risk Alliance, a group of about 20 doctors, said they shared the concern expressed by some families that their child’s illness had been used by those with an agenda to either fully legalise cannabis for recreational use in Ireland or to have a very...

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