Archive for the ‘Health’ Category


Clare speaking on this bill highlights the removal of choice and the fact that 98% of European countries who do not fluoridate their domestic water supply.

Health, Justice

Last week Clare Spoke in favour of the Regualtion of Cannabis Bill 2013, click on the link below to hear her contribution to the debate.

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Children and Youth Affairs, Features, Health

Government must show commitment to  Introduce a programme for Bilateral Cochlear Implants now.FG Children's Referendum poster

Ministers James Reilly, Kathleen Lynch and Alex White have all stated in the last week that the programme for bilateral cochlear implants is a priority.  Despite months of positive comments about its introduction no Government Minister has given any commitment to approve the funding to introduce the programme.
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Features, Health, Justice, National

In light of the introduction this week of the Cannabis Regulation Bill 2013, Tara from Malahide discusses the advantages of legalising cannabis use.

Liberty: People deserve the right to decide whether they should use marijuana or not. The government should not decide for them. Marijuana is safer to use than tobacco and alcohol, and it is also less addictive than either. Ultimately, it should be up to the individual whether or not they should use marijuana.
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