A major push towards legalisation here may come from US and Canadian cannabis corporations who view Ireland as a jump-off point into the EU market. Photograph:  Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

It is inevitable that cannabis will be legalised in Ireland in the coming years. It may take five years or even longer for the prohibition to be fully(...)

 Coca-Cola says it is eyeing the growing market for health drinks infused with cannabidiol  but has made no decisions. Photograph:  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

The Coca-Cola Company says it is “closely watching” the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks. The statement(...)