High Time To Legalise Cannabis in the UK: UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt speech to Institute of Economic Affairs

At the end of June UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt was invited to speak at an Institute of Economic Affairs conference High Time To Legalise Cannabis in the UK. Greg spoke about his Crohn’s disease, how UKCSC started, and why the right to grow your own is essential to the legalisation movement. The video and […]

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US doctor tells UK Home Office to back right to grow or be left behind

A doctor from California who has found success tackling the US’s opioid crisis with cannabis has told Parliament that Britain is being left behind by its refusal to legalise cannabis. Dr Frank D’Ambrosio met patients and MPs in Westminster on Wednesday before delivering a letter to the Home Office outlining why it should change course […]

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UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt published in the British Medical Journal

UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt has been published in the British Medical Journal. The article, ‘Patients like me manage lifelong illness with cannabis. For us, the UK is a hostile environment’ was released on 27 July and will be available in print on 4 August. In it Greg explains why his life-threatening Crohn’s disease was […]

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Home Office Review Recognises Medical Cannabis’ Therapeutic Benefits But Dismisses The Right To Grow

The Home Office’s recent promise to review policy on the medical use of cannabis has, as promised, been turned around quickly. Carried out by Professor Dame Sally Davies, it predictably brings good news and bad for patients who rely on cannabis for medicinal purposes. The main takeaway from this “review of contemporary reviews” is the […]

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