UPA's Clark French on Sky News.
UPA's Clark French on Sky News.
UPA's Clark French on BBC Radio WM
Carly Jayne Barton BBC Radio Sussex and Surrey
UPA Political Director, Jon Liebling on Sky News 17th June 2018 - all the way from Thailand!
Great Interview with UPA Founder and MS Patient Clark French - Sky News 29th June 2018
Clark French talks about Cannabis as Medicine on #VictoriaLive
Pearse Donnelly, a musician, activist and medical cannabis patient. Regional co-Chair for United Patients Alliance here demonstrates how Cannabis debate is taking off even in politically becalmed Northern Ireland .
“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
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.
Jon Liebling is political director of United Patients Alliance, which campaigns for a United Kingdom in which patients can legally access medical cannabis to treat their chronic conditions. He consumes cannabis to help manage symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Online survey of medical cannabis use in the UK commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for drug policy reform from United Patients Alliance
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.
Clark French, founder and director of the United Patients Alliance, which campaigns for medical use of cannabis, said it would most likely go to patients with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and cancer.
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.
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.
A British soldier who served in Northern Ireland during the Troubles said he is now being treated as a criminal because he uses cannabis to cope with the post traumatic stress of his time spent in the Province.
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.
“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.
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.