Need a new search?

If you didn't find what you were looking for, try a new search!

Conservative think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, calls on British Government to legalise recreational cannabis

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Legalisation, News, Politics, UK|Tags: , , , , , , |

A leading think thank has called on the Conservative Party to legalise cannabis for recreational as well as medicinal use to help reduce crime and to provide a boost to the British economy. The Adam Smith Institute, a non-profit neoliberal think tank and lobbying group, teamed up with Volteface, a pro-harm reduction advocacy [...]

Majority of Londoners want UK Government to legalise recreational cannabis

By | July 1st, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Legalisation, News, Research, UK|

A new poll has found that the majority of Londoners support the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. The survey, commissioned by Volteface for the Evening Standard and conducted by Survation, highlights just how unpopular current cannabis laws are in the UK. The survey asked Londoners: “Do you support or oppose the regulation [...]

Scotland could be getting its first legal cannabis farm

By | June 20th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Farm, Legalisation, News, Research, Scotland, UK, Uncategorised|

Plans to open Scotland’s first legal cannabis farm have been announced. Australian firm LeafCann has opened a discussion with North Ayrshire Council about opening a potential farm in Irvine. A spokesperson for North Ayrshire Council offered a coy statement about the potential of hosting Scotland’s first legal cannabis farm “We are aware of [...]

Nevada becomes first state to ban pre-employment cannabis tests

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Employment, Legalisation, Nevada, News, Urine Test, USA|

Imagine going for an interview for your dream job. You pass all the preliminary rounds with flying colours, it looks certain you will be offered the position. Everything is going great, until you are asked to pee in a cup to test for alcohol. Alcohol is legal, but employers are still refusing to [...]

Australia launches first medicinal cannabis trial for veterans with PTSD

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, News, Research|

Researchers are seeking 300 people to take part in the national trial, which has attracted attention from the veteran community The Australian Defence Force reports about 8.3% of its members have experienced PTSD in the past 12 months In 2018, “at least 23 British military sufferers of PTSD have died in suspected suicides.” Australia [...]

Cannabis club makes official bid to make drug legally available in Leicester

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Club, News, UK|

A Cannabis Club in the UK is trying to obtain a license to sell legal medical cannabis to its members. Leicester Cannabis Club (LCC), founded in 2018, has requested a cannabis license from the Home Secretary Sajid Javid for the second time. Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, but [...]

For the few, not the many: Conservative MPs criminalise cannabis despite admitting use

By | June 10th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Conservative Party, Legalisation, News, Politics, UK|Tags: , , , , |

One rule for them, another for us. As we draw closer to the election for the new Conservative Party leader, and for the honour of Prime Minister, more and more candidates are admitting they have used cannabis, a drug which they have continually criminalised. In a seemingly desperate attempt to seem relatable to [...]

British mother has epileptic daughter’s medicinal cannabis seized at airport for second time

By | June 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Children, Epilepsy, Legalisation, News, UK|

A British mother has had her daughter’s legal medical cannabis prescription confiscated at an airport for the second time. Emma Appleby, mother of severely epileptic Teagn, had travelled to the Netherlands with Labour MP Tonia Antoniazzi, to pick up a private prescription for medical cannabis. Despite having the legal prescription, police confiscated Emma’s [...]

British diving hero opens the UK’s first CBD oil hotel

By | June 5th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Coffee, News, UK|

A British diver, famous for taking part in the heroic ‘Thai Cave Rescue’, has opened the UK’s first ‘cannabis oil hotel.’ Tim Acton, 39, was part of the heroic rescue team which caught the attention of the world when they saved 12 Thai schoolchildren and their football coach who were trapped in a [...]

Research finds medical cannabis may help prevent death from heart attacks

By | June 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Colorado, Heart, Legalisation, News, Research, USA|

A study has found evidence that medical cannabis helps prevent death following heart-attacks. Researchers at the University of Colorado launched a study in 2018 to investigate their hypothesis that due to cannabis being legalised around the world, leading to an increase in use, more people being admitted to hospital due to acute myocardial [...]