A roundup of the recent Dail debates in relation to Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's motion to Regulate cannabis in Ireland. These videos use prominent international figures to dismantle the mis-information still delivered in 2013 onwards by the coalition government of Fine Gael and Labour.
Republic of Ireland Cannabis News
October 03, 2013, A motorist who admitted smoking two cannabis joints half an hour before driving denied he was incapable of driving and the judge agreed, dismissing the case against him.
Michael Ryan, aged 20, of Ballyshoneen, Berrings, Co Cork, who described himself as a student and senior rugby player, admitted when he was stopped by gardaí that he had smoked two cannabis joints.
However, at Cork District Court yesterday, he pleaded not guilty to driving a car while being under the influence of an intoxicant, to such an extent that he was incapable of having proper control of the car.
MOTORISTS will be forced to endure 15-minute delays on the side of the road when new mandatory drugs tests come into effect, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
Unlike breathalyser tests, which can take just a minute to complete, the new drugs test will require motorists to wait at roadside checkpoints for at least a quarter of an hour until the results are known.
Local campaigner Mark Fitzsimons is to put himself forward for European elections on the back of the ‘enormous response’ to him handing himself into Dundalk Garda Station with a quantity of cannabis.
Speaking to the Democrat Mr Fitzsimons revealed that he will now stand in the upcoming European elections .
A man who has had both his eyes removed due to glaucoma has handed himself into gardaí with a quantity of herbal cannabis in a protest designed to challenge the law regarding the use of the drug for medicinal purposes.
Mark Fitzsimons (30) has been blind for the last five years and believes that by being prosecuted for possession he may be able to avail of free legal aid in order to test legislation.