Sativex contains extracts from the leaf and flower of the cannabis plant

The first medicinal cannabis product to be licensed in Ireland has been rejected for inclusion in Health Service Executive-funded drug schemes. (...)

Minister of State at the Department of Health Kathleen Lynch says Biogen’s new application is being assessed. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The makers of a drug that helps people with multiple sclerosis to walk have made a new application to have it covered by the Health Service Executi(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White: said Biogen had told the HSE it intended to submit a revised application to the NCPE. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The makers of a drug that helps people with multiple sclerosis to walk are to make a fresh application to have it covered by the Health Service Execu(...)