Medicinal cannabis legalisation could help treat many diseases

Disease and patient-orientated organisation the MS Society is leading support for a move to legalise medicinal cannabis in the UK. The House of Commons is soon to consider the Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill 2017-19. It is a Private Member’s Bill sponsored by Paul Flynn, Labour MP for Newport West. The Bill is due … Continue reading Medicinal cannabis legalisation could help treat many diseases

MS Society calls for legalisation of medicinal cannabis and dispels 5 myths

Legalise medicinal cannabis is the call of the MS Society as it tries to persuade the UK government to act. And, as part of its campaign, the society is seeking to dispel some popular misconceptions. It has also produced its own report on the use of medicinal cannabis in treating MS.1 On its website, the … Continue reading MS Society calls for legalisation of medicinal cannabis and dispels 5 myths

Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis clears first hurdle, but will it go further?

Campaigners for the legalisation of medicinal cannabis are this week celebrating a small victory. Legalisation could help people with multiple sclerosis and other diseases but, realistically, there’s little chance it will become law Paul Flynn, Labour MP for Newport West and patron of the United Patients Alliance (UPA) presented a 10-Minute Rule Motion in the … Continue reading Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis clears first hurdle, but will it go further?