High-strength cannabis now dominates illegal market, study finds

High-strength cannabis now dominates illegal market, study finds

“The risk of early onset psychosis due to long-term heavy use of cannabis is one in 26,000, while the risk with heavy use of street weed and starting from early age is one in 5,000.” The risk of a serious hospital admission from eating peanuts was one in 1,000, Liebling pointed out

Exploring medical cannabis distribution across Europe

Exploring medical cannabis distribution across Europe

Jon Liebling, the political director of United Patients Alliance, explains in this booklet why the not-for-profit is campaigning for patients to have legal access to medical cannabis in the UK.

UK doctors given green light to prescribe medicinal cannabis

UK doctors given green light to prescribe medicinal cannabis

A supporter holding a placards promoting the use of cannabis as a medicine, stands alongside a marijuana plant during a 'Tea Party' organised by the United Patients Alliance (UPA) opposite the Houses of Parliament in central London on October 10, 2017.

Dr Dan Poulter MP Chairs new APPG for Medical Cannabis

Dr Dan Poulter MP Chairs new APPG for Medical Cannabis

On Tuesday conservative MP Crispin Blunt revealed plans for his colleague Dr Dan Poulter to head an All Party Parliamentary Group on medicinal cannabis. By Thursday morning he had signed up fellow Conservative Andrew Murrison, Labour’s Paul Williams, and Philippa Whitford of the SNP – totalling four of the commons’ nine medical doctors.

EPISODE 147: CANNABIS IS HELPING HIS DEPRESSION AND SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

EPISODE 147: CANNABIS IS HELPING HIS DEPRESSION AND SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

Jonathan Liebling of the United Kingdom has been battling with depression and suicidal thoughts most of his adult life. He has effectively dealt with his psychological and physical issues through the use of cannabis. However, he lives in a country where cannabis is illegal. Listen to his compelling story.

Baroness backs campaign to legalise cannabis for medical use

Baroness backs campaign to legalise cannabis for medical use

Baroness Molly Meacher, the chairperson to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform, plans a media campaign following her parliamentary inquiry which heard from patients who use cannabis for medical use, it has been revealed.

Grass Roots Therapy: The Fight To Legalise Cannabis

Grass Roots Therapy: The Fight To Legalise Cannabis

“It’s inevitable that we will have cannabis as a medicine”

Cannabis is a substance many associate with negative connotations. The illegal and criminal aspects such as the selling of the drug on the streets and the stereotypical view that people only smoke or consume it to get high dominate the understanding of cannabis for many.

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.