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Logan, Pamela (2019) IPU: Medical cannabis update. IPU Review , August 2019 , pp. 20-21.

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In this article, Pamela Logan, Director of Pharmacy Services, IPU, gives an update on access to medical cannabis in Ireland.

Licence for cannabis In Ireland
Cannabis is classified as a Controlled Drug, Schedule 1 (with a few exceptions), which means that a special licence is required to prescribe, dispense and possess. To obtain a licence, an Irish-registered medical practitioner must submit an application to the Minister for Health. The application must be endorsed by the patient’s medical consultant who is responsible for the management of the patient and who is prepared to monitor the effects of the medical cannabis treatment over time.


Item Type:Article
Date:August 2019
Page Range:pp. 20-21
Volume:August 2019
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Subjects:B Substances > Cannabis product (synthetic cannabinoids)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance use laws > Drug laws
T Demographic characteristics > Pharmacist
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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