Have your say – Health and Social Care Committee invites written submissions on medicinal cannabis

Parliament’s Health and Social Care Committee has asked for written submissions as the first part of a wider inquiry into the impact of drugs policy on public health, and is seeking evidence on the usage of medicinal cannabis. The Committee is inviting written submissions answering the following: What does the current evidence base tell us about […]

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House Of Commons Narrowly Defeats Norman Lamb Bill For Legalisation And Regulation of Cannabis As Labour Whips MPs To Abstain

MPs blocked by a narrow margin an attempt by Liberal Democrat Norman Lamb to bring in a Bill on legalising and regulating cannabis on Tuesday, by 66 votes to 52. The vote was to bring in a Bill that would later progress to a vote on changing the law, not to change the law itself […]

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The Psychedelic Society Call To Legalise Cannabis Outside Parliament

Cannabis has received the headlines from every major newspaper in the UK in the last three weeks constantly. First of all our determined activists in the North East at the Teesside Cannabis Club have been breaking headlines when The Northern Echo reported that cannabis was being decriminalised in the North East – not quite accurate […]

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