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Young people ‘see cannabis as safer than alcohol’

“For me, having cannabis in the evening is the equivalent of having a glass of wine on a Friday night.
“People of my generation see cannabis as safer than drinking and safer than smoking,” says Faye, 22.

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Mother wins fight against Home Office to treat her son with Cannabis Oil

The mother of a severely epileptic boy has won the right to treat her son with medicinal cannabis oil. Charlotte Caldwell said they had “achieved the impossible” after Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced on Saturday he would grant a licence for 12-year-old Billy to receive the treatment.

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The World Health Organization Takes First Steps to Reschedule Cannabis

Yesterday, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), along with members of the International Medical Cannabis Patients Coalition (IMCPC), attended and delivered testimony at the 40th meeting of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) being held in Geneva, Switzerland, June 4-7th, 2018.

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Canada moves a step closer to legalising marijuana

A key legislative hurdle has been passed as Canada moves closer to legalising recreational cannabis.
Canadian senators passed the Cannabis Act by 56 votes to 30 with one abstention after studying the landmark legislation for six months.