Teenagers Using Cannabis Less Since Legalisation in US States

Fewer young people are using cannabis in the US now compared to 2012, when the first states moved to legalise cannabis, according to a federally funded study – once again debunking the myth that prohibition is required to stop teenagers consuming cannabis. The 2018 Monitoring the Future survey found that annual, monthly and daily cannabis […]

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Thailand moves to legalise medical cannabis amid concerns Western monopolies will dominate

Thailand’s parliament has almost unanimously passed a bill to legalise medical cannabis, with only one member of the National Legislative Assembly abstaining and none opposing. The bill would amend the country’s Narcotics Act and also legalise the medical use of kratom, a plant indigenous to Thailand – but not officially recognised – as a treatment […]

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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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