New Chairperson for Citizens’ Assembly on Drug use

Paul Reid’s Appointment As Chairperson Of The Citizens’ Assembly on Drug use Draws Varied Reactions The government of Ireland selected the former Health Service Executive CEO Paul Reid as the chairperson of the recently set-up Citizens’ Assembly on Drug use. Towards the end of February, the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use was set up after … Read more

Irish Court Prosecutions To Resume As Europe Flip-Flops on CBD Status

Europe’s indecisiveness regarding the status of CBD is allowing the Irish government to arbitrarily go after the country’s CBD and hemp industry, reports have suggested. In the coming weeks, a new wave of prosecutions of CBD and hemp consumers and businesses is expected to start in the Irish justice system after the European Commission refused … Read more

A Guide to Making CBD Tea

For thousands of years now, tea has been the go-to beverage of choice acting as a therapeutic and medical treatment for all kinds of illnesses. Some people consume the aromatic drink to alleviate cold signs while others take it every day to assist them to arise or ease them to sleep at night. Have you … Read more

Varadkar’s Thoughts on Citizen’s Assembly on Drugs in 2023

TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR stated that he carries no opinion on laws regarding marijuana. Because of this, he will trust the public to come up with an answer regarding cannabis at the Citizen’s Assembly. The JOC committee on justice, or Joint Oireachtas Committee on justice, has agreed that while it’s important for the public to have … Read more

Encouraging Hemp Cultivation in Ireland

After the DAFM (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) published a report on fiber crops production, Senator Victor Boyhan expressed that the government should encourage hemp cultivation in Ireland. The report describes a consultation process around the possibilities of growing fiber crops on Irish soil and if there is a viable market from these … Read more

Is CBD Legal In Northern Ireland?

Cannabidiol (CBD) has gained popularity as it is used to treat many conditions. Let’s have a look at the legality of CBD in Northern Ireland. During the last few years, there have been questions on the legality of CBD and cannabis in many countries and the rules surrounding its use and cultivation offences. These questions … Read more

Irish Cannabis Bill to Go Before Parliament

There’s a great bill that will legalize cannabis use and will go forth before the Dail in about two weeks. The bill would have gone forth before them in the summer but there was a delay. Gino Kenny from people before profit announced: It’s a short bill that’s going to go forth according to the … Read more

The High Court Dismisses The Ban On Sale Of Products That Contain THC

The High Court ended up dismissing a significant test action recently. It challenged the outright ban in Ireland for any type of sale of products that contained THC, the known psychoactive compound found in marijuana/cannabis. Within the judgment, Mr. Justic Alexander Owens ended up saying that he was content that Andrius Bogusas, a businessman, was … Read more

The Difference Between CBD and Hemp Seed Oil

The Difference Between CBD and Hemp Seed Oil

If you have been doing your homework on CBD, you may have across various products labelled as hemp oil and must have asked yourself, are they the same as cannabidiol? The answer is no! The hemp plant produces both hemp oil and cannabidiol. Both come are extracted from the same plant but are not exactly … Read more