A wide-ranging study has found that there is no evidence that punitive policies deter young people from using cannabis. In a study of data of cannabis use among 100,000 teenagers in 38 countries, the University of Kent study found no association between more liberal policies on cannabis use and higher rates of teenage cannabis use. […]
Festival goers rejoice! Camping is Back! The UK’s homegrown hemp and alternative lifestyle festival is rising up once again finding a new home at the National Agricultural & Exhibition Centre, Warwickshire. This year the Product Earth Expo organisers have teamed up with the British Hemp Association with a growing focus on the evolving hemp industry […]
UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt tells Welsh National Assembly to legalise cannabis clubs for jobs and public health and safety
UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt told the Welsh National Assembly that Wales should legalise cannabis clubs to create jobs and lift public health and safety in his speech to the Cannabis Wales Industry summit on 8 January. Greg started by explaining how the UK health service had failed him when he was diagnosed with Crohn’s, […]
Phil James from Wrexham’ Bud Tank updates us on his latest experiences as a UKCSC member.
The movement that cannabis saw in 2018 has given activists and consumers a renewed drive with the belief that change really might be possible. Seeing the UK Home Office change its stance from “cannabis has no medical benefit in herbal form” and “is dangerous to children and the developing mind”, to then prescribing cannabis as […]
A small number of patients are to be given cannabis medicine prescriptions as part of a UK trial to test their effectiveness. GW Pharmaceuticals have offered an early access programme and made available 150 prescriptions, 125 for children and 25 for adults. That means, for example, that Dr Chris Rittey, a consultant pediatric neurologist at […]