UKCSC in positive Telegraph feature

The Telegraph has published a feature about UKCSC. Headlined, ‘Inside Britain’s cannabis clubs where doctors, architects and bankers enjoy a joint’, the article by Cara McGoogan and Jamie Johnson shows the positive impact our 160 clubs are having for individuals and society alike. “Members include everything from doctors and nurses to architects, MPs’ families, barristers and bank managers,” says the paper. “The exact number of members is unknown, but on average each club has around 300, a figure that is growing with awareness. Brighton, the largest club, has more than…

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UKCSC chairman rejects accusation of running ‘Capone-style speakeasies’

UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt has rejected the accusation that he is a latter day Al Capone running the equivalent of “prohibition-era speakeasies” in an interview with The Times. “Al Capone was going around shooting people to make money out of alcohol,” he said. “He wasn’t worried about the quality of it, he didn’t care about the lives he was damaging. “I care about the lives of the people I’m helping, getting them a better quality of life, whether it’s getting them off heroin or helping to ease their pain…

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