By Gary Elbert The drugs legalisation process is fraught with problems. In Lisbon, marijuana’s decriminalised status is credited with reducing crime rates and gang related violence, yet on a recent stroll around the city I was pestered by shifty men offering me a laboratory of potent narcotics. They did this openly, with an apparent indifference from law enforcement. The … [Read more...] about Opinion: Marijuana legalisation must be accompanied by education
On Thursday 26 January, a public meeting was held on the legalisation of medicinal cannabis by People Before Profit Galway. The well-attended meeting, of about fifty people, was chaired by Joe Loughnane of the Galway Anti-Racism Network and included a panel calling for this legalisation of the whole cannabis plant. Gino Kenny, TD, was the special guest on the night who … [Read more...] about Galway call to legalise medicinal cannabis
Roscommon TD Luke Ming Flanagan recently put forward a motion to legalise Cannabis. The motion was defeated by 111 to eight last week. In this week’s debate we discuss whether Cannabis should be legalised... … [Read more...] about This Week’s Debate: Should Cannabis be legalised?