This cannabis anthropologist thinks Wales should legalise weed

Social anthropologist Dr Axel Klein spoke at the Cannabis Industries Wales debut summit in January, telling the Welsh National Assembly that Wales should follow Uruguay and Bolivia in making radical changes to its drug laws and spelling out why the regenerative qualities of hemp have such an important contribution to make towards saving the environment […]

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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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Cannabis Industry Wales: First Multidisciplinary Summit energises movement for reform

On Tuesday 8 January, UKCSC chair Greg de Hoedt was invited to speak at the first multidisciplinary Cannabis Industry Wales summit at the Sennad, the Welsh National Assembly in Cardiff. With several excellent and well-received speeches, the event inspired those in attendance and provided impetus to building a cannabis industry in Wales. Assembly Member (AM) […]

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