Jo Martin Moss is new NORML UK secretary

NORML UK have welcomed Jo Martin Moss to the team. She replaces Sarah McCulloch as the new NORML UK secretary.  Jo is an activist and a medicinal consumer of cannabis herself.  She has been using cannabis to treat Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. “I use cannabis for pain management, it also stops most of the cramps/spasms and electric […]

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How does cannabis work in your system?

By Richard Shrubb My last blog discussed the endocannabinoid system (ECB). This will tentatively look at how cannabis works when it hits the system, and what medicines may come from research into this. Weed smokers may have changed the world for the better, and advanced medicine in ways few other recreations could ever do. In […]

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What are the real risks of taking cannabis?

By Richard Shrubb The right wing press would have you believe that cannabis makes you a psychotic knife wielding monster, about to progress through the gateway to a lonely death from an OD on heroin and crack cocaine speedballs. Never believe everything you read in the papers … Many years ago I was surprised to […]

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Clark French on BBC Morning TV cannabis debate

By Chris Bovey This week a major independent study called for the decriminalisation of cannabis. The publication of a six-year-study from the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) likened cannabis use to “moderately risky” gambling or junk food. The report prompted the BBC’s Sunday Morning Live Show, a weekly topical political news show aired at 10am every Sunday […]

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