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Victoria Atkins replacement: Change in Britain’s drug minister could be a step towards talks of legalisation

With the government replacing Victoria Atkins as minister responsible for drug policy with Kit Malthouse, the new minister has shown promise to talks of legalisation after stating, “There are many areas where we can work productively together.” Atkins, who campaigned against cannabis and the legalisation of cannabis, previously came under scrutiny and recused herself from...

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Hannah Deacon Interview

Hannah Deacon Interview: Concerns of ‘Lack of understanding’ from outdated NICE interim guidance for cannabis based medicine

Hannah Deacon Interview: NICE interim guidance for cannabis medicine HCM Interviews Hannah Deacon, mother of Alfie Dingley, to ask what she thinks of the NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) interim guidance for cannabis-based medicinal products – released yesterday, August 8th, 2019. A brief summary of the review indicates that more evidence, and...

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British People Denied Treatment

British People Denied Treatment Despite medicinal cannabis being legalised on the 1st of November, Britain’s most in need continue to be denied life-saving treatment. What were we promised? Following years of lobbying, November 1st was supposed to be the beginning of medicinal cannabis prescriptions being available, via the NHS, for those most in need of...

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