First Legal ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Cannabis Oil To Go On Sale In The UK

UK CBD are the first British company to sell ‘Charlotte’s Web’ cannabis oil since it was made legal on 31 July.

GREAT BRITAIN:  Cannabis oil has become increasingly sought after as an alternative treatment for a range of conditions including severe epilepsy, but legislators have been unwilling to legalise it due to its association with marijuana. Thanks to the work of advocates including CNN’s Dr Sanjay Gupta – who famously reversed his stance on medical marijuana to become a staunch Read the full article…

‘Weed Out The Dealers And Destroy The Black Market’ Say Cannabis Campaigners At Rally

The weekend saw hundreds of campaigners from across the UK descend on Redcar for the second annual pro-cannabis rally.

GREAT BRITAIN:  ‘GROW your own and weed out the dealers’, was the message from cannabis activists pushing for legalisation at an event in the region this weekend. The weekend saw hundreds of campaigners from across the UK descend on Redcar for the second annual pro-cannabis rally, organised by the Teesside Cannabis Club (TCC). The event passed without Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization 2015: United Kingdom Could Legalize Weed After 150,000 Brits Sign Petition

"Legalizing cannabis could bring in £900m in taxes every year, save £400m on policing cannabis and create over 10,000 new jobs,"

GREAT BRITAIN: United Kingdom lawmakers may consider a bill that would legalize cannabis after an online petition garnered the support of more than 150,000 people. The petition asks for lawmakers to allow the sale, production and use of marijuana. Petitions that exceed more than 100,000 signatures require a formal response from the government and the House Read the full article…

Police Are ‘Turning A Blind Eye’ To Cannabis Across The Country, Experts Claim

Police forces across Britain are quietly turning a blind eye to cannabis use.

GREAT BRITAIN:  Police forces across Britain are quietly turning a blind eye to cannabis use in order to focus their attentions on more pressing priorities, drug experts have claimed. While the Government has insisted it has no intention of relaxing the laws on Class B narcotic, police chiefs have increasingly been taking a more lenient Read the full article…

Say Hello To The UK’s First Cannabis Pharmacy

Carun UK, which will be based in Twickenham, London, aims to ‘harness the healing super-powers of hemp’ which is claims is the ‘ultimate skin saviour and well-being booster’.

UNITED KINGDOM: The UK’s first ever cannabis pharmacy is set to open its doors this week. Don’t be too quick to delete your dealer’s number however – the pharmacy sells health and beauty products, none of which can get you high. Carun UK, which will be based in Twickenham, London, aims to ‘harness the healing super-powers of hemp’ which is claims Read the full article…

Astronauts Could Grow Cannabis On The Red Planet, Hints British Mars One Finalist

A budding British astronaut has indicated that astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars might be able to grow cannabis aboard their spaceship.

GREAT BRITAIN:  A budding British astronaut has indicated that astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars might be able to grow cannabis aboard their spaceship. Ryan MacDonald, a physics student at Oxford University, is one of five Brits named among the finalists for the Mars One mission, which will send a team on a mission to settle on Read the full article…

5ft Cannabis Plant Accidentally Grown By Devon Grandmother

The generation that was once America’s most notorious pot smokers during the Summer of Love are now rekindling their love for marijuana, and legalization is probably why.

GREAT BRITAIN:  When a mystery 5ft tall plant sprouted in this pensioner’s garden, she turned to a BBC gardening programme for help to identify it. Patricia Hewitson sent some photographs to The Potting Shed on BBC Radio Devonand rang the studios to discuss her find. Luckily gardening expert Sarah Chesters was able to easily identify the plant as…cannabis. Hewitson, of Read the full article…

How Cannabis-Based Drugmaker GW Finally Cracked America

GW was granted permission to supply its experimental epilepsy drug Epidiolex, never before tested on humans, to a handful of specialist paediatricians in the US to use on their patients.

GREAT BRITAIN:  When a pair of British doctors set out to make medicines from the cannabis plant 16 years ago, they knew it would take some time to crack the world’s biggest pharmaceuticals market. But Geoffrey Guy and Britain Whittle could hardly have predicted that when their company, GW Pharmaceuticals, finally did break into the Read the full article…