Nearly 200,000 people have signed a petition to legalise cannabis.
In Friday's Daily Telegraph (31st July 2015) there is a spectacularly badly written article by an anonymous writer
Claimed Medicinal cannabis DOESN’T ease pain, nausea, vomiting, MS muscle contractions, sleep disorders or Tourette’s...
Israelis are a nation of stoners. It’s actually evidence of their integration into the Arab world and the Middle East, with the hookahs and tea, kicking back, relaxing, and the Bedouin-like relation to time and life’s pressures.
Prominent health organisations acknowledge the benefits and lack of side effects of using medical cannabis for controlling chronic pain (420 Insight)
More and more influential medical associations support cannabis for pain management and other medical conditions because research has shown it to be effective. The benefits far outweigh the risks.
Peace Naturals and Whistler Medical Marijuana will spend some time experimenting with different methods, but will likely be focussing on cold extraction and infused edible oils. Peace Naturals also hopes to sell individual, pre-dosed capsules.
Cannabis Possession Shouldn't Be Counted In Police Performance Targets, LSE Study Says (Huffington Post)
Many otherwise law-abiding, mainly young, people are still being criminalised to the detriment of their future; and drug policing continues to be disproportionately targeted at minority ethnic communities
Existing research has demonstrated that various fundamental changes to the endocannabinoid system and related biological systems occur during the menopause transition.