Minister of State for Health Alex White to Introduce Proposals Next Year to Legalise Cannabis Based Medicine.
In a written Dáil response issued to Mr Flanagan, Minister of State for Health Alex White said he hoped to bring legislative proposals early next year to make cannabis-based medicinal products available on prescription.
Mr Flanagan said, “This should not be taking as long as it is. The Government should hurry up on this as there are people going through hell out there being not able to get the proper pain relief.”
Independent TD Luke “Ming” Flanagan, has campaigned for many years for medicinal cannabis to be available on prescription for cancer and multiple sclerosis sufferers, and others suffering from ill-health,
Posted on October 28, 2012, in Crime, drugs, Health and tagged Alex White, Dáil Éireann, Flanagan, Irish, Irish News, Medical cannabis, Multiple sclerosis, Pain management, Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, Teachta Dála. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.