CBD vs THC – The Legal Status of Cannabis in Dublin Today


CLR contributor, Brian Cusack, writes… The legalization of cannabis in Ireland has become a popular discussion around the world. One main reason for this is because more countries are relaxing their stance toward the use of marijuana. While countries like Canada, Uruguay, and some states in America have legalized recreational cannabis, this isn’t a trend that has reached Ireland yet. However, the hope is to make cannabis legally regulated in Ireland in the future. Even though cannabis is a popular illicit drug in Dublin, its use has grown significantly in recent years. In the 1930s, a Dangerous Drugs Act was in place in Ireland, which has since been replaced by the Misuse of Drugs Act in 1977. According to this law, any person possessing cannabis or a cannabis derivative is considered guilty of breaking the law. CBD products however are legal in Ireland once they fall within specific regulations. The level of THC in CBD products should fall below 0.2% or none at all to qualify with legal status. Customers should always ask questions regarding the quality, strengths, dosage and ingredients of CBD oils and other hemp products before or during product selection. Other CBD products available to purchase include creams, capsules, coffee and edible gummies which are infused with CBD. The CBD market is almost as popular as the vitamins market with CBD now being incorporated into a wide variety of products – even hand sanitiser. What Is CBD? Cannabidiol or CBD is one of the most common cannabinoids found in cannabis. Even though CBD is an important component in medicinal cannabis, it is also derived from the hemp plant. This is the cousin of the well-known marijuana plant. Even though CBD is one component of cannabis, there are hundreds of others. Also, alone it won’t create the “high” sensation associated with…

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