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Desperate for legal access to medical cannabis, Mother from Hull slams doctors for “playing God” with her epileptic son
When medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, British patients desperate for legal access thought their long wait was finally over. However, patients like James Walker, who suffers severe epilepsy, are still waiting for prescriptions for the medication on the NHS. Now, Gina, 45, James’ mother, is speaking out about [...]
Luxembourg to make history by becoming the first European country to legalise cannabis for recreational use
Luxembourg is set to make history by becoming the first European country to end the prohibition of cannabis. The plan to legalise cannabis for recreational use was confirmed by Luxembourg’s Health Minister, Etienne Schneider. The new law, which would permit residents over the age of 18 to legally purchase cannabis, is expected to [...]
Campaigning for wider access to cannabis in the UK has a long and fruitful history. Beginning as a movement for general access to cannabis as a recreational drug before evolving (or devolving depending on your perspective) into a more sophisticated and well-funded campaign specifically designed to enlighten and engage the British public into [...]
Australia legalised cannabis for medical use two years before the Conservative Government caved in to public pressure to legalise access to the medication in the UK. Despite this two-year head start, Australian patients are still struggling to legally access medical cannabis. Either their medical condition has not been included on the desperately small [...]
British hemp farm, Hempen, has license to grow hemp for CBD revoked, threatening the future of the UK hemp and CBD industry
Hemp has a long history in Britain. It was believed to be first cultivated as far back as 800 AD in England. In fact, hemp was integral to the success of the British navy. Hemp had such important to the navy that in 1533, Henry VIII made hemp cultivation the law of the [...]
Hawaii has become the 26th State in the US to decriminalise cannabis. Bill HB1383 decriminalises possession of a small amount of cannabis. Those caught with less than three grams will no longer face criminal prosecution, but may still be subject to a fine up to $130. Three grams is the minimum threshold any [...]
A new study has found the best way to prevent children accessing cannabis is to legalise its recreational use
One of the most common arguments used against legalising cannabis is that it would make it easier to access for children. A new study from America, however, has found that legalising recreational cannabis actually leads to a decline in use among teenagers, offering a serious challenge to the prohibition on cannabis. Researchers at [...]