NORML UK demands the right to pursue peaceful activities with cannabis without unnecessary intervention from the authorities. We have a right to choose to keep our cannabis related activities private or otherwise. We assert the right to refuse any form of drug testing except where an impairment assessment is necessary to prevent harm to others. We demand equality of treatment with alcohol and tobacco consumers. NORML UK demands amnesty for all peaceful prisoners convicted of cannabis offenses.
NORML UK asserts the right to choose medical cannabis treatments with or without a doctor’s prescription. People with diagnosed conditions benefitting from cannabis should be entitled to obtain prescriptions, and be able to grow their own medicines with community assistance and grants.
Persons of appropriate age should be entitled to access a range of quality and readily identifiable cannabis products of all types from specific retail outlets and community projects. Commercial enterprises ought to be licensed and pay tax or duties as determined by government.
NORML UK asserts the right to advocate the lawful consumption of cannabis without official sanction, opprobrium, or unwarranted stigmatisation. NORML UK asserts the right to privacy unless a threshold of causing real harm to others has been crossed.
NORML UK asserts the right to access neutral evidence-based research regarding the benefits and possible harms of cannabis use so that all persons can make their own informed choices. We call for public investment in the research and development of cannabis based products.