Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Ceisteanna (911)

Gino Kenny

Ceist:

911. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the recent clarifications provided by the European Commission to an organisation (details supplied); if Ireland will continue to apply criminal drugs laws to foods which are not controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13159/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 , Article 2, the Definition of “food” states that “food shall not include narcotic or psychotropic substances within the meaning of the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961, and the United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971”.