Regulating Medical Cannabis in Ireland – Sensi Seeds Blog

On the 25th of May 2018, when 66.4 per cent of the Irish people voted to repeal the 8th Amendment, the constitutional clause that banned abortion, it was clear that Ireland, a country previously known for its repressive social policies, had entered a new era of openness and compassion.
The question now is, will this new era pave the way for the regulation and decriminalization of medical cannabis?

How was the Repeal Campaign won?

As well as overturning the ban that forced Irish women to travel abroad for abortion services, the Repeal Campaign, as the movement to repeal the 8th Amendment was known, demonstrated a new kind of civic activism in Ireland, one willing to engage with the establishment while refusing to further tolerate the injustices of an out-of-date law.

It demonstrated that when the cause is worthy, the nation is capable of galvanizing its argument into one voice that has the power to change minds, legislation, and history.

There were a series of key moments in the campaign that shifted public opinion in…

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Welcome to the About Sensi Seeds section of the website. Here you can discover the stories behind many different facets of this legendary seed company, from its beginnings as one man’s passion and a small collection of very special seeds to the impact that the Sensi gene bank has had on medicinal marijuana and the culture of cannabis in the Netherlands and beyond. Sensi Seeds has expanded over the last few decades to include sister companies devoted to industrial hemp, to educating the public on the true effects and potential of cannabis, and even to pure relaxation in beautiful surroundings. All branches of the company are founded on the same ethic: it’s not just about Sensi Seeds, it’s about the plant.