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 […]

A Voice for Change

Olivia Teahan, Auditor of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Society UCC, speaks about why a reform of Ireland’s drug laws are necessary. The Cork chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) was first set up almost three years ago under the name Drug Awareness and Reform Society. It has since become the national platform […]