Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK – Cannabis News

Products that contain a cannabis-based ingredient called cannabidiol, or CBD, are to be classed as medicines by the UK medicines regulator from this year.

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UK Recognizes Marijuana Extract As Medicine – Cannabis News

It’s a small step toward a major government legitimizing medicinal marijuana.

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Cannabis legalisation in UK 'would raise £1bn a year in taxes' – Marijuana News

Study calls for Britain to follow lead of some US states and allow the sale of cannabis to over-18s in licensed retail stores.

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Legalizing cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'

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Exclusive: Private analysis for the British Treasury concludes that regulation could also produce huge savings for the justice system.
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Thousands of Scots call for cannabis to be legalised

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Cannabis should be legalised, according to thousands of Scots.
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Virtual forest of marijuana discovered in London

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Scores of cannabis plants have been discovered growing in a remote area of disused land in south-west London.
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Could Cannabis Be Decriminalized in the UK?

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A petition on the UK government's website calling for cannabis legalization reached more than 200,000 signatures, meaning the proposal will be debated by the British parliament.
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Cannabis growers should not face prosecution, says UK police chief who has stopped targeting 'small-scale' producers

Durham Police Commissioner Ron Hogg with Teeside cannabis activists in 2014 (Photo via The Independent)

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Ron Hogg will now only intervene if Durham growers are being 'blatant'.

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