First in the West: Canada votes to legalize recreational cannabis, lifting 95yo ban

Both chambers of the Canadian parliament have voted to approve the bill, paving the way for recreational use of marijuana and its cultivation, including home growth. To become law, it needs a largely formal royal approval. The Canadian non-elected Senate passed the bill, commonly known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday, with 52 votes in […]

‘Not right, not humane’: MPs blast UK cannabis law as 12yo epileptic has first seizure in a year

MPs have blasted UK cannabis laws as “inconceivable” amid claims that a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy is facing a “crisis” after running out of his medical supply following his GP’s refusal to renew his prescription. A string of MPs and doctors are calling for urgent reform after Billy Caldwell suffered his first seizure in 300 […]

Legalizing cannabis would pay for the NHS – non-profit report

The UK “can’t afford” to ignore the lucrative benefits of legalizing cannabis, an international development organization has warned, claiming the class-B drug could earn the economy up to £3.5 billion ($ 4.7 billion) a year. While Westminster is at loggerheads over the much-debated issue of legalizing the drug for medical purposes, a new report published […]

This Morning fans demand cannabis oil legalised after cancer patient reveals it CURED her

Joy Smith was told she would have six weeks to live when she was diagnosed with an inoperable and incurable cancer in August 2016.  The survivor recounted how she discovered the stomach and bowel cancer and afterwards went to the pub to process the news with her friends.  Joy, 52, went on to explain to […]