Government must urgently establish an emergency compassionate access fund so that families can continue to access medical cannabis through the NHS.
Just a couple of years ago, Lucy Stafford was in such agonising pain that she was willing to treat it by any means possible.
At the start of next month the previously postponed Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections will take place across England and Wales.
The past 12 months have seen several significant developments in the UK’s cannabis industry, which continues to flourish despite the nation’s historically conservative approach towards this humble yet diverse plant.
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Although in parts of the world cannabis is legal – with New York recently legalising recreational marijuana – it is currently illegal to possess or sell in the UK.
More than two-thirds of all states have given the green light to medical marijuana, with 18 of these states having existing or pending legislation in place that allows for recreational cannabis to be consumed and/or sold.
Herbal cannabis has been used for thousands of years for medical purposes.
As more US states legalize marijuana, cannabis users have become increasingly outspoken about the ways in which the drug has benefited their mental and physical health.