A new UK bill could give hope to millions of people suffering unnecessarily, allowing them to choose their medical path.
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Government refuses to issue licence for medication that reduces six-year-old’s seizures.
Sue Cox has been battling Multiple Sclerosis since 2014 but says weed is the only thing that has ever helped ease her excruciating symptoms.
A three month licence was granted on foot of an application made directly to the Minister for Health.
You could still face a maximum five years in jail for possessing cannabis – but a campaign to decriminalise the drug is gaining momentum and is being backed by a number of famous faces.
Cannabis might still be illegal in the UK, but new research has found that the leafy substance might not be the vilified “gateway drug” it’s widely thought to be.
A cancer sufferer who was prosecuted for growing four cannabis plants for medical use today said she has been made to “feel like a criminal” for trying to save her own life.
Billy used to have up to 100 seizures per day, but is now 250 days seizure-free after having product prescribed on NHS.
The party will allow cannabis to be sold from high street shops, and spend the tax raised from sales on public health efforts in a policy which is bound to cause controversy.
Liberal Democrats want to legalise it, on grounds the ban is an enormous waste of time and money.