Multimedia: Volteface Launch Cancard Documentary

  In Volteface’s first documentary, Director Paul North takes a trip to Brighton to catch up with Carly Barton, who was the first patient to legally receive medical cannabis in the UK, to discuss the new Cancard scheme. The Cancard scheme is a medical cannabis scheme that is devised with doctors, police and patients. Under … Continued

Democrats Take the Senate: What Now for Cannabis?

  Today both Democrat candidates in the Georgian Senate runoff won their battles against their Republican counterparts, meaning that for the first time since 2006, the Democrats have control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate – a monumental feat, but what does this mean for cannabis? US States have been passing legalisation … Continued

UN Vote: Cannabis is Officially a Medicine

  Yesterday, history was made with the UN reclassifying cannabis. This removes cannabis from the list of most dangerous narcotics, recognising its medical value. The decision was voted on by the Commission for Narcotic Drugs. A series of recommendations on reclassifying cannabis were considered, the key being the removal of it from Schedule IV of … Continued

Cancard Scheme Launches: What you Need to Know

  There are estimated to be 1.4 million patients in the UK who are eligible for a medical cannabis prescription. However, 73% of these patients are unable to afford one. As it stands there is a risk that patients who are experiencing difficulties in accessing medical cannabis could be criminalised. Today the Cancard scheme has … Continued

First Wednesday Launch European Medical Cannabis Ecosystem

  First Wednesdays, the network for entrepreneurs and investors in the European cannabis sector, today launched their much vaunted ‘European medical cannabis ecosystem’ providing expert insights and detailing marked developments into the European cannabis sector over the past decade.  The report makes for positive reading for anyone interested in the developments of the medical cannabis … Continued