Will the US and UN deschedule cannabis? Top 5 reasons why they did

UPDATE, 04 Dec 20: Both said yes! At a meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), to be held in Vienna, 2-4 December 2020, the UN will vote on a WHO (World Health Organisation) recommendation to remove cannabis from its list of illegal narcotics. While largely symbolic, such a move would make it… Continue reading Will the US and UN deschedule cannabis? Top 5 reasons why they did

Who’s next to legalize cannabis? Are you ready to stand up?

Americans don’t just choose a new President on November 3, 2020, they also vote to legalize cannabis Will 5 more US states legalize cannabis soon? Currently, 33 US states have legalized medical cannabis and 11 states have legalized cannabis for adult recreational use. On the November ballot, 5 states will put cannabis legalization to the… Continue reading Who’s next to legalize cannabis? Are you ready to stand up?

How to build Utopia: Goodbye nostalgia, hello future!

Nationalism and nostalgia are evolutionary dead ends One positive from the pandemic struck me today. We’ve changed. We are focused on the future, the promise of a vaccine, the chance to enjoy and appreciate the things we took for granted just months ago. Think back, think about Trump and his MAGA desire to return to… Continue reading How to build Utopia: Goodbye nostalgia, hello future!

Democracy at risk in Ireland

Ireland’s unelected leader poses a risk to democracy in Ireland Ireland’s new prime minister was part of the crooked Government that destroyed the economy a decade ago, is a career politician from a right-wing bubble, and was not selected by the Irish electorate. This situation poses a real risk to democracy in Ireland.ย 

Why Ireland should legalise cannabis in 2021

Is weed (AKA marijuana or cannabis) legal in Ireland? In a word, no. Medical cannabis is becoming more widely accepted as having value for many patients, and access is slowly being relaxed. We’re still waiting for recreational cannabis legalisation. You can share your opinions on whether cannabis/weed/marijuana should be made legal in Ireland by taking… Continue reading Why Ireland should legalise cannabis in 2021

Hemp plant FAQ, climate change, CBD, THC, cannabis

What is a hemp plant, what does it look like, climate change, CBD, THC, cannabis FAQ The hemp plant is beautiful and so versatile. There’s a lot of confusion around hemp, cannabis, the uses of these plants, hemp offset, and the hemp plant’s potential impact on climate change. So we’ve put this handy FAQ together… Continue reading Hemp plant FAQ, climate change, CBD, THC, cannabis

Ireland decriminalises drug possession – a positive step towards cannabis legalisation

You can still go to jail for possessing personal cannabis A new policy approach towards possession of illegal drugs for personal use in Ireland was announced by Minister for Health Simon Harris, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Minister of State for the National Drugs Strategy Catherine Byrne, in Dublin on 2 August 2019. The policy… Continue reading Ireland decriminalises drug possession – a positive step towards cannabis legalisation

Medical cannabis legalised in Ireland

Ireland to offer medical benefits of cannabis Irish health minister, Simon Harris, made history on Wednesday, 26 June 2019, when he signed medical cannabis into law in Ireland. Patients should start receiving legal cannabis supplies in the autumn. Here’s what the programme looks like: Patients with epilepsy, chemotherapy-derived nausea and multiple sclerosis, who have not… Continue reading Medical cannabis legalised in Ireland

How to stop drug war slaughter in Ireland: Legalise and control cannabis

Ireland a bastion of liberal humanism? You think? You’d think, wouldn’t you, that Ireland is a bastion of liberal humanism, not at all isolated and insular out there on Europe’s western fringe, but a cosmopolitan, secular, fun place to be. You think? Nah. Ireland is still very conservative, unimaginative and a ‘nanny state’. When we… Continue reading How to stop drug war slaughter in Ireland: Legalise and control cannabis