Why we took cannabis in front of parliament

Why we took cannabis in front of parliament

On Tuesday, a group of around 30 patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn's, Parkinson's, Rheumatoid Arthritis, chronic and neuropathic pain, anxiety and other conditions gathered outside parliament and broke the law.

Independent: MPs join medical marijuana protest outside Parliament

Independent: MPs join medical marijuana protest outside Parliament

MPs and activists gathered outside Parliament for a “cannabis tea party” demanding the legalisation of the drug for medicinal purposes.

Organised by the United Patients Alliance, [...] the Labour MPs Paul Flynn and Tonia Antoniazzi appeared alongside the Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran. 

    Eye on Wales - BBC Radio Wales

    Eye on Wales - BBC Radio Wales

    This week’s Eye on Wales looks at the growing campaign to rehabilitate cannabis from a drug on the wrong side of the law to a medication sitting on our pharmacy shelves.

    Presenter Kayley Thomas [...] meets a Multiple Sclerosis sufferer who uses the plant in its raw form for pain relief...

    Paul Flynn MP - EDM (Early Day Motion) 372

    Paul Flynn MP - EDM (Early Day Motion) 372

    That this House believes that it is the duty of the good citizen to challenge laws that oppress the sick and the powerless and deny them their medicine of choice; congratulates the United Patients Alliance for the act of mass civil disobedience in challenging the discredited, cruel and unenforceable law that criminalises thousands of seriously ill patients for using natural cannabis...

    UPAs Faye challenges Ed Miliband (LAB)

    UPAs Faye challenges Ed Miliband (LAB)

    Ed Miliband faces an audience of over 100 voters aged 16 to 34 for an unscripted hour of tough and uncensored questions.

    This is an extract of the BBC Three programme, Free Speech (Series 4; Episode 1) where Faye Jones of United Patients Alliance questions Ed on his views on an evidence based cannabis policy.