Over 263 million people around the globe use marijuana annually, researchers say. As the world celebrates Weed Day (420), scientists investigate the negative effects of marijuana use.
The USI (Union of Students in Ireland) have called for cooperation between universities and students’ unions to ensure no students are negatively impacted by the covid-19 pandemic.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major effect on the Irish drug trade, ultimately decimating the cocaine industry but increasing demand for cannabis, according to Gardaí and community officers.
The number of children calling Childline has increased by over 20 per cent in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak as schools and childcare facilities have been closed.
The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) has found that the intake of Vitamin D may boost resistance to Covid-19, or reduce the severity of the illness in those already infected.
Since the decision to close all institutes of education came into effect last month, many students have had to make the difficult decision to leave their college lifestyles and return home.
Leo Varadkar announced on Wednesday that Junior and Leaving Certificate exams will go ahead in June, as previously planned.
Travel agency USIT’s liquidation has left thousands of Irish students at a financial loss.