Shameless: Prohibitionists exploit murder to smear cannabis consumers

Prohibitionists have shamelessly turned the devastating murder of a six-year-old girl into a political football in a bid to smear cannabis users. After news broke that Isle of Bute schoolboy Aaron Campbell had been found guilty of raping and killing Alesha MacPhail, the Daily Express ran an article headlined: “Alesha MacPhail: Murder leads to calls […]

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Baroness Blackwood claims patients are not being denied cannabis medicine

On the 4th of March in the House of Lords Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford made the bold claim that “patients are not being denied access” to cannabis medicine. Patients and the families of disabled children who know this was a lie are outraged. The Baroness also made the huge mistake of saying that the […]

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May dodges NHS cannabis medicine prescriptions scandal at PMQs

Theresa May refused to take any responsibility for the scandal around cannabis medicine prescriptions at Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. Tonia Antoniazzi, Labour MP for Gower, said the rescheduling of cannabis in November “hasn’t changed anything, not a single new NHS prescription has been issued, causing the parents of children with epilepsy in particular unbearable […]

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Paul Flynn, MP who campaigned for medical cannabis, dies aged 84

Paul Flynn, who once challenged MPs to smoke cannabis in parliament as an act of civil disobedience, died on Monday aged 84. The Welshman’s 32-year career in the House of Commons included the sensational speech just last year when he called the government’s drug policy an act of “barbaric stupidity” and told MPs they had […]

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