UKCSC chairman tells BMJ medical cannabis law change ‘robs’ patients

UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt has told the British Medical Journal that the UK medicinal cannabis law change is a “sleight of hand”. Greg was contacted for an article about the law change, which is so restrictive that only very few patients will benefit. “We feel like we’ve been robbed,” said Greg. “This is not […]

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UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt invited to speak at German Hemp Association conference this weekend

UK Cannabis Social Clubs chairman Greg de Hoedt has been invited to speak at the annual conference of Hanfverband, the German Hemp Association, on Friday and Saturday. Greg will speak on the Cannabis Social Club panel with Michel Degens (Belgium), Ana Afuera (Spain), Christian Müller Sienra (Uruguay), and Emanuel Milazzo (Italy). Greg said: “I’m really […]

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Derbyshire PCC Hardyal Dhinsda: UK needs adult conversation about legalising cannabis social clubs

Hardyal Dhinsda, the Police Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire and National Lead for Drugs Misuse, has told BBC 5 Live that Britain needs to have “an adult conversation” about legalising cannabis social clubs and says that the concept is gaining traction among UK Police Crime Commissioners. The interview came after more national media coverage of UKCSC […]

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UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt demands the right to grow on BBC 5 Live

UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt spoke to BBC Radio 5 Drive Time on Wednesday and demanded the government grant cannabis users the right to grow. Co-host Tony Livesey told listeners that Britain is witnessing a “boom” in cannabis social clubs with two opening every month. He asked Greg how the clubs could justify their illegal […]

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Video: Teeside Cannabis Club calls for cannabis social club licences on BBC News

Teeside Cannabis Social Club called for cannabis clubs to be given licences on BBC News on Wednesday. The visit from the state broadcaster gave the club the opportunity to show Britain the social benefits of its model. One member told the programme that “we come here for a safe environment where we know that cannabis […]

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