General Election 2020: The debate of cannabis, crime and no clear winners.

Maeve McTaggart analyses the first leaders’ debate of #GE2020 where talk of healthcare and housing dominated, complemented by a cringe-worthy moment on cannabis use.  Joined at the hip under a confidence-and-supply agreement since 2016, the separation of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael was not to come at the Virgin Media studios on Wednesday night. Pat […]

Medical Cannabis; The 2016 Bill

FORMER UCC SSDP AUDITOR, OLIVIA TEAHAN, SPEAKS TO GINO KENNY TD AND DISCUSSES THE LEGALISATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS UNDER THE 2016 BILL In 2013, we saw Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill defeated in the Dáil. Most TDs opposed the full legalisation of cannabis. However, the debate on Ireland’s drug-related issues was most welcome, as […]