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About John Green

Founder of MedicalMarijuana.co.uk, Writer and Campaigner.

Australia is Legalising Medical Cannabis – Here’s Why

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Featured|

Legal access for patients suffering from ailments such as Epilepsy and Cancer could be available as soon as March. Laws are being changed and last week the Australian Government agreed unanimously to make amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967. Health minister Susan Ley who has been at the forefront of pushing legislation made this statement. [...]

MMJ Visits California – Home of the Longest Running Medical Marijuana Program in the World

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: MMJ Stories|

Welcome to the state of California, Under Proposition 215, The California Compassionate Use Act, I am legally entitled to carry up to 8 ounces on my person and grow 6 mature plants and 12 immature cannabis plants in the privacy of my own home. The California Compassionate Use Act has been in effect since 1996 [...]

Meet the Haslams: The Family that Legalised Medicinal Cannabis for Australians

By | November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Cancer|

"I'm in a constant state of amazement. I would gladly give it up and have Dan back in a heartbeat but that's not the way life is. We just had to do this, we had no choice," – Lucy Haslam This month, as Australia announces wide scale changes to cannabis laws, many cancer patients and [...]

Children in Australia first to try Medicinal Cannabis

By | October 6th, 2015|Categories: Children, Epilepsy|

Children in Australia first to try Medicinal Cannabis  Medicinal Cannabis will be grown in the state of Victoria Australia and given to children as early as 2017 . Legislation will come into effect by the end of 2015, with the Office of Medicinal Cannabis establishing itself to provide research, development and access to those with [...]

Australian Couple Charged After Running Compassion Club for Twenty Years

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Australia, Compassion Clubs|

Australian Couple Charged After Running Compassion Club for Twenty Years An Australian couple from Carrum Downs, New South Wales are taking their cannabis crusade to the Crown Court of Australia. The couple face criminal charges of trafficking, possessing and cultivating cannabis. In what is expected to be a landmark case in Australia, Matthew and Elisabeth [...]

Terminally Ill NHS Nurse Joins Fight to Legalise Cannabis

By | August 25th, 2015|Categories: Cannabis Oil|

Terminally Ill NHS Nurse Joins Fight to Legalise Cannabis “Its our human right to be pain free and comfortable.” - Sandra Smith, August 2015 While Ron Hogg has effectively decriminalised growing cannabis for personal use in the County of Durham, a former Care Nurse turned human rights campaigner has become the latest heroine out of [...]

The Unlikely Rise of UK Cannabis Compassion Clubs (CCC’s)

By | August 18th, 2015|Categories: Community, Compassion Clubs|

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy practice compassion. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressing the audience on the main stage at Glastonbury 2015. With the growing global awareness and increasing discoveries of the [...]