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.
A medical cannabis expert has predicted that CBD-based antibiotics could be prescribed on the NHS in five years’ time.
Prisons should trial free cannabis schemes for drug-dependent inmates to ascertain whether it could reduce overdose deaths, bring down violence and help people overcome opioid addiction, a police and crime commissioner has said.
Back in 2014, a few close friends from Belfast took their first steps on an unexpected journey.
From 1 November this year, a new cannabis exemption card will be available to protect medicinal cannabis patients from arrest and legal prosecution in the UK.
“Home Office policy provides that licenses may be issued for the cultivation of cannabis plants with a low tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content for the production of hemp fiber for industrial purposes or the obtaining of seeds which are then pressed for their oil.
The Liberal Democrats have a pledge to legalise cannabis in their manifesto.
the Pilot will be targeting the following patients and situations, specifically focusing on times in which alternative treatment has failed
Hempen said it was being unfairly penalised and would appeal and is seeking legal advice
We have a prescription and the school will administer other private prescriptions but not ours.