Cannabis in the UK To Engage With Political Parties

For decades, the debate about drug policy reform has been a ‘third rail issue’ in the UK. Last year, neither of the two main political parties mentioned drug reform at all in their general election manifestos. This inertia contrasts with dramatic changes taking place around the globe, notably the legalisation of cannabis for adult use in … Continued

B.C. Bud Rules

Other Canadian provinces have already announced how they intend to regulate the sale of non-medical cannabis, but the industry has been holding out for British Columbia – the home of B.C. Bud – with high hopes that the province would adopt a progressive model that would galvanise the sector and cement its cultural dominance of … Continued

New UCL Study Seeking Participants

  A new UCL study is looking for participants who either do or don’t smoke Cannabis, and are between the ages of 16-19 and 25-27. The study is seeking to understand more about how Cannabis impacts on adolescents and will be monitoring them over 12 months. The study is paying all participants £240 for their time, and will involve … Continued

Getting Back To Basics

There have been many attempts in the UK to introduce drug consumption rooms but never before has the matter been debated in Westminster. Ronnie Cowan, MP for Inverclyde, secured the debate last Wednesday and introduced it by laying out need and evidence. Drug-related deaths are rising in the UK and Cowan described how drug consumption … Continued

Welsh Assembly Calls To Legalise Medical Cannabis

The National Assembly of Wales held Wednesday a debate on whether medical cannabis should be made available to those who need it. The result of the debate is encouraging for medical cannabis campaigners and advocates. The debate took place after a number of Assembly Members (AMs) shared their concerns for the safety of patients who … Continued