NHS pain specialists put up notices telling patients not to bother asking for medical cannabis

NHS pain specialists are putting up notices in their clinics telling patients not to bother asking for medical cannabis. The move has been made presumably in an attempt to spare specialists the embarrassment of having to explain their actions to their patients face-to-face. One such notice photographed and passed on to the UKCSC reads: “Following […]

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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, […]

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Cannabis decriminalisation and regulation is no longer an experiment, California patient tells Welsh Assembly

Lessons from California’s legalisation process were bestowed upon the Cannabis Industry Wales summit in an inspiring speech from John Calcagni, who recently moved from the US state to Cardiff Bay, covering everything from his own battle with mental health and the impact of cannabis during the AIDS epidemic to the ‘Willy Wonka Weed Factories’ that […]

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Big opportunities for hemp in Wales’ emerging cannabis industries – Nathaniel Loxley & British Hemp Association

Nathaniel Loxley, founder of Vitality Hemp and co-founder of the British Hemp Association, provided a unique insight into the struggle to become established as a small UK hemp farmer at the Cannabis Industry Wales summit on 8 January. Nathaniel moved from a relatively secure career in Financial Crime Risk within the banking sector. After researching […]

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Fight to keep dispensaries open in Vancouver provides lessons for UK cannabis clubs

Sensible BC director Dana Larsen is fighting to keep 29 dispensaries in Vancouver open which are not licensed by the provincial government. City of Vancouver officials are pressuring dispensaries to close and three Cannabis Culture locations have already shut down. In an email to the group’s supporters, Larsen states that medical patients are finding it […]

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