Welcome to NORML Ireland

 

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Who are we?

We are a non-partisan, non-profit organisation working for more research into the benefits of the uses of the cannabis plant for all purposes. We aim to provide a support network to those seeking the normalisation of cannabis consumption and to influence a positive transformation to laws enabling responsible medical, recreational & industrial uses in the Republic of Ireland.


Decriminalisation

NORML supports the removal of all penalties for the private possession of cannabis by adults, cultivation for personal use, and the casual nonprofit transfers of small amounts. NORML also supports the development of a legally controlled market for cannabis.


Harm Reduction

All drugs, including cannabis, can be abused. Our cannabis policies should discourage irresponsible use, including use by adolescents.

The best way to prevent drug abuse is with honest, credible and factual drug education. Only in a climate in which cannabis is viewed from a public health perspective, instead of a criminal justice perspective, can prevention efforts be effective.


Stuart Clark at NORML Ireland Launch