In my hydrocephalus and medication-induced brain fog, I forgot to post this!
I wrote an article for The Journal about my experience with cannabis in Colorado in 2017 – where it is legal both medically and recreationally, hence I was able to try it. It was an eye opening experience being able to walk into a dispensary and just buy cannabis in various forms, like you would buying any other product in a regular pharmacy in the EU.
Although I am so glad that we are starting the process of legalising medicinal cannabis in Ireland, I am dismayed that the application of it’s use is so very limited. It will not be available to all cancer patients, only those undergoing chemotherapy who are suffering from nausea. It won’t be available for chronic pain patients. The Colorado model of medical use, which is much broader, has been in operation for almost 20 years. Why is Ireland so far behind?
Read the article here.