Thursday December 14th 2017

Ireland to legalise cannabis for specific medical conditions

Patients with multiple sclerosis, severe epilepsy, or undergoing chemotherapy could be given drug despite safety fearsIreland is set to legalise the use ofcannabis for treating specific medical conditions, after a report commissioned by the government said the drug could be given to some patients with certain illnesses.The Irish health minister, Simon Harris, said he would support theuse of medical cannabis“where patients have not responded to other treatments and there is some evidence that cannabis may be effective”.Continue reading… (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)

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