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Patrick Stewart Reveals Daily Marijuana Use To Help His Arthritis
The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Read More: UK Celebrity, Drugs, Cannabis, Patrick Stewart, Marijuana, Medical Marijuana, UK Entertainment News

Patrick Stewart has told of how he uses marijuana on a daily basis to treat arthritis. The ‘Star Trek’ actor explained he has tried an ointment, a...

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Why A Clever Pupil Is More Likely To Smoke Cannabis As A Teenager
The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Read More: Drugs, Teens, Cannabis, University College London, UCL Medical School, UK Universities & Education News

Smart children are twice as likely to smoke cannabis as teenagers than their less academic peers, new research has revealed. Pupils who do well at sc...

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What Can We Expect From Drug Policy Reform In 2017?

Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Read More: Drug Policy, Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, Donald Trump, Global Commission on Drug Policy, Mdma, Cannabis, Psychedelics, Antonio Guterres, UNGASS 2016, Decriminalization, UK News
Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch
Twenty-seventeen is poised to be a challenging year for drug policy reform. Extrajudicial killings have surpassed 7,000 in the Philippines, 140 lives ...

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When Is It OK To Give Children Cannabis?
Mary Biles | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Read More: Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, Medical Cannabis, Cannabis and Kids, Cannabis-and-Children, Vera Twomey-Barry, Mieko Hester-Perez, Cannabidiol, Epilepsy, Autism, UK Lifestyle News
Mary Biles
Vera Twomey-Barry, mother of 6-year-old Ava who, who due to a rare genetic condition called Dravet Syndrome, suffers from as many as 20 epileptic seizures a day, decided to march the 300km to Dublin from her home in Cork.

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Smoking Cannabis May Double Your Chances Of Broken Heart Syndrome
The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech
Read More: UK Health, UK Health News, Cannabis, Marijuana, UK Tech News

Cannabis users are twice as likely to suffer from “Broken Heart Syndrome”, a rare condition which mimics heart attack symptoms, a study has found....

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Ten Surprising Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Cannabis
Mary Biles | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Read More: Medical Cannabis, Cannabis, Thc, Cannabidiol, Cbd, Endocannabinoid, UK Lifestyle News
Mary Biles
My eyes were opened with a jolt after witnessing the difference cannabis oil made to the final months of my friend's dying mother. She went from a morphine haze of confusion, to remaining lucid and almost pain-free to the moment she died.

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Cannabis Has Been Used As A Medicine For 4,000 Years - Time To Bring It Back, MPs And Campaigners Urge
The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, Cannabis, UK News

Britain “lags behind” at least 11 other European countries and nearly half of US states as medicinal use of Cannabis continues to be illegal. Cann...

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Jeremy Corbyn's Cannabis Policy Backed By Former Drugs Chief David Nutt
The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, Jeremy Corbyn, Drugs, Cannabis, David Nutt, UK News

Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to decriminalise cannabis for medical use has been backed by drugs expert David Nutt, the former Government chief drugs adviser...

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If You're Addicted To Cannabis, Winning Just Doesn’t Feel Like Winning Any More
The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Tech
Read More: Health News, Cannabis, Life, UK Tech News

Cannabis dampens peoples’ response to rewards, according to a new study that sheds light on why some users become addicted to the drug and other sub...

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Pc's 'I love Weed' Hat Lands Him Before Misconduct Hearing
The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, UK Crime, UK Police, Cannabis, UK News

A police officer is facing a three-day public misconduct hearing after he was accused of going on patrol wearing a woolly hat with the slogan "I love ...

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London Rapper Brazenly Films Himself Smoking Cannabis Inside Asda
The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, UK Politics, Cannabis, Asda, UK News

Rapper Black The Ripper has posted a video on social media showing him smoking a cannabis joint in Asda, following an earlier stunt where he "hotboxed...

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Money Is Flooding Into Cannabis but Ignorance Still Prevails
George McBride | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK
Read More: Cannabis, Drugs, War on Drugs, Public Health, UK News
George McBride
The cannabis debate is in a strange place at the moment: the evidence available is better than ever, debate is more mainstream, money (still not much) is available for people to study drug policy, and yet the international debate is stifled and the old school of the policy world is still promulgating evidence based on fear, not reason.

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Prisons Are 'Awash' With Synthetic Cannabis And People Are Dying As A Result
The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK
Read More: Drugs, Prisons, Cannabis, Synthetic Cannabis, UK News

Synthetic cannabis is having an unprecedented and destabilising impact on prisons, according to the chief inspector of prisons. An officers' union has...

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The Dangers of Legalising Marijuana
Thomas Smith | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Read More: Poll, Cannabis, Medical Cannabis, Drugs, Mental Health, Teenagers, 420, War on Drugs, Marijuana, Marijuana Legalization, UK Universities & Education News
Thomas Smith
The answer to both questions is 'no', and the onus is now on the government to carefully review the implications of marijuana before deciding on its legalization- for it could well prove a decision damaging and myopic.

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A Tribute to Howard Marks
Jason Reed | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Read More: Howard Marks, Jason Reed, Drugs, Cannabis, Peter Hitchens, The Culture High, UK Entertainment News
Jason Reed
For whatever reason, Howard's death has affected me more than I thought it would. I've found my mind straying over towards him during this last day or so. I met Howard on a number of occasions and in many different settings.

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Half Of People Support Legalising Cannabis - 'So Why Won't The Main Party Leaders Discuss It?'
The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, Drugs, Legalisation, Cannabis, UK News

Cannabis legalisation is favoured by 47% of people, according to a new opinion poll. While 39% oppose legalising the sale of cannabis through licensed...

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Cannabis Grower Spared Jail, Told To Apply For Job On Gardeners' Question Time Instead

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, UK Politics, UK Crime, Cannabis, UK News

A cannabis grower was told he should get a job on "Gardeners' Question Time" after being sentenced for growing just four plants so big police thought ...

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Major Drop In Cannabis Arrests Is 'Decriminalisation By Stealth'
The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, UK Politics, Cannabis, UK Crime, UK Drugs, UK Drugs Policy, UK News

Figures showing arrests for cannabis possession in England and Wales have almost halved have divided police and pro-cannabis campaigners who say they ...

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Governments Can No Longer Ignore the Evidence - Drug Decriminalisation Benefits Society
Edward Fox | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Politics
Read More: Cannabis, Marijuana, Drug Policy, Marijuana Decriminalization, UK Politics News
Edward Fox
But the tide is shifting. As our new report - A Quiet Revolution: Drug Decriminalisation Across the Globe - launched today shows, there are an increasing number of countries moving toward a model that no longer criminalises people who use drugs, with tremendous results when done effectively.

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Alex Salmond Admits He 'Dabbled' With Cannabis As A Student
The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Politics
Read More: Alex Salmond, Cannabis, Lbc, Liberal Democrats, UK Politics News

Alex Salmond today admitted he smoked cannabis while at university, but claimed he didn’t “exhale”. The former SNP leader made the confession...

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'Grow Your Own' Cannabis Plan Backed By Top Cop
The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Politics
Read More: Cannabis, Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, Mike Barton, David Nutt, Professor David Nutt, UK Politics News

Cannabis should be legalised and sold over the counter in specially-licenced shops, a radical review of Britain’s drug laws has recommended. The ...

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Women Are Inserting Cannabis-Filled Pills Into Their Vaginas 'To Prevent Period Pain'
The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Read More: UK Lifestyle News, Cannabis, Periods, Pain Relief, Medical Marijuana, UK Lifestyle, UK Lifestyle News

Forget ibuprofen or hot water bottles, women in America are inserting cannabis-filled suppositories into their vaginas in a quest to banish period pai...

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How Your Hangover Could Change the World
Cara Levan | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK
Read More: The War on Drugs, Drugs, Drug Policy Reform, Cannabis, Alcohol, UK Impact, UK Drugs, UK News
Cara Levan
I chose to get drunk last night so my hangover is 'legitimate' in the eyes of society. But many people prefer different ways of letting it all hang out - a joint, a line or a pill. Just to help make the party pop that little bit more. We call them recreational drug users. There are at least three million of them in the UK and chances are you are one of them...

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These Bags Are Designed To Hide The Smell Of Weed

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Style
Read More: UK Style, UK Lifestyle, Marijuana, Cannabis, Drugs, Women's Fashion, Handbags, Accessories, UK Style News

A designer bag specifically made for carrying a stash of marijuana? It's no longer just a pipe dream... AnnaBis, ​pronounced 'annabee', have crea...

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Jamaica's Pioneering Journey Towards Cannabis Regulation
Amanda Feilding | Posted 13.11.2016 | UK
Read More: Jamaica, Cannabis, Drugs, Drugs Policy, World, UK World, UK News
Amanda Feilding
It is wonderful that Jamaica has now not only decriminalised cannabis, eliminating previous convictions for possession, but has also fully acknowledged the religious rights of the Rastafarians, thus becoming the first state to properly recognise the religious use of cannabis.

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