GreenLight is focused on bringing novel cannabinoid medicines to market for the treatment of conditions such as multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis, epilepsy and cancer

Canadian-listed investment group SOL Global is to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Irish medical cannabis company GreenLight Medicines in a €1.8 million(...)

Thomas Zinn  (centre), the partner of Lindt Cafe siege victim Tori Johnson, with her parents  Rosie Connellan  and Ken Johnson after the inquest into the incident concluded in Sydney on Wednesday. Photograph: David Moir/AAP Image via AP

Australian police failed to respond quickly enough to the threat posed by a gunman responsible for a siege at a Sydney cafe in 2014 in which three peo(...)

A variety of cannabis-containing products are in development, and one - Sativex - has already been licensed in Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Cannabis is in the news these days, with campaigns underway on both sides of the Border for its legalisation for medicinal use. Mothers such as Cork(...)

An inquest has found nobody was to blame for the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes in 2014. Photograph: Getty

No one was to blame for the death of Phillip Hughes, the Australian Test cricketer who died after being hit by a short-pitched ball during a match at (...)

 A family handout image of Katrina Dawson. She is one of two hostages who died in a siege at a central Sydney cafe in December. An inquest heard she was   killed by police bullet fragments.

One of the hostages held during a siege at an Australian cafe last month was killed by a ricochet of at least one police bullet that also injured thre(...)

A man places flowers as a mark of respect for the victims of Martin Place siege on December 16th, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis, was shot dead by police in the early hours of Tuesday morning after taking hostages at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Martin Place. Two other people died, 33-year-old cafe manager Tori Johnson and 38-year-old Sydney barrister Katrina Dawson. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Getty Images

The gunman at the centre of the siege at a Sydney cafe was not on a terrorism watchlist, Australia’s prime minister has said, as police began a wide-r(...)