Poll: 77% of those in Ireland Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

irelandThe vast majority of Ireland residents are in support of legalizing cannabis for medical purposes, according to polling released yesterday.

Based on the survey’s findings, 77% of those in Ireland believe that cannabis should be legal for medical use. Only 13% are opposed to the move, with 10% undecided.

The poll comes soon after Health Minister Simon Harris requested the Health Products Regulatory Authority to begin studying the potential benefits of cannabis for treating various ailments such as chronic pain.

The new poll was conducted by Amárach, and commissioned by The Claire Byrne Show.

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Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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