Medical cannabis is now legal in the UK, with NHS doctors able to prescribe the drug in cases of "exceptional clinical need". Patients with conditions such as severe epilepsy, nausea due to chemotherapy, or multiple sclerosis will be able to access cannabis products when all other treatment options have been exhausted. How to get a prescription for medical cannabis GPs will not be able to offer cannabis products on prescription, but can refer patients to specialised consultants in hospitals. These consultants will assess whether all other treatment options have been explored, and only prescribe cannabis as a last resort. The cannabis products available are likely to include pills, mouth sprays, oils and capsules. The NHS will not prescribe smoking cannabis. At the moment, medical cannabis is only legal in England, Scotland and Wales. It is not available for patients in Northern Ireland. When will recreational cannabis be legal in the UK? Cannabis is currently a class B drug in … [Read more...] about How to get a prescription for medical cannabis, as it becomes legal in the UK
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U.S. 2018 Midterms Canada became the second and largest country in the world to bolster a national marijuana marketplace after legalizing cannabis possession and use from Wednesday. Canada’s framework for launching legal marijuana sales, including taxing, monitoring and regulating the drug’s distribution and sale, could serve as a reference for the United States if the government were to declassify and decriminalize the drug. While 30 states around the country have already adopted some form of legal marijuana use, whether recreational or medicinal, the leafy plant remains illegal at the federal level. The Food and Drug Administration, which is responsible for scheduling and classifying narcotics, says that marijuana is as dangerous and addictive as heroin and ecstasy. But the upcoming midterm elections could cause some major changes in America’s marijuana policy. It may not be as strong of a national campaign issue as immigration or health care, but marijuana policy … [Read more...] about Which States Have Legal Weed and Where Could It Be Legal After the 2018 Midterms?
On Wednesday, Canada will become the largest country in the world to legalize cannabis. The move will not only drastically reshape marijuana in that country, but means that the entire West Coast — from Alaska to California — has become a marijuana marketplace where the formerly taboo drug is legal and commonplace. Ahead of that shift, officials on both sides of the 49th Parallel are warning pot users not to get so comfortable they forget the border exists. Their message: Do not cross with cannabis. What to keep in mind when you’re crossing the border: Eight million people passed through Washington’s five crossings with British Columbia last year. Pot will now be legal on both sides of those crossings, but the border itself is a no-weed zone and attempting to take cannabis from one country into the other is strictly prohibited. In a recently issued statement, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol reiterated that it enforces federal law, which still considers marijuana a … [Read more...] about Canada is about to legalize cannabis; here’s what you need to know
By Brooke Staggs | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: October 12, 2018 at 5:58 pm | UPDATED: October 12, 2018 at 5:58 pm On Wednesday, Canada will become the second and by far largest country to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. While the new rules up north will look familiar in California, where the recreational cannabis market has been legal and growing since Jan. 1, they could accelerate Canada’s already significant role in the marijuana industry in California and the United States at large. Booming Canadian companies already have been buying up U.S. marijuana ventures, and American pot companies have expanded after getting investors from Canadian stock exchanges. The start of marijuana sales in Canada also presents the first opportunity to study how legalization impacts issues such as public health, crime, road safety and the black market in a large, wealthy nation. Many policymakers will be waiting to see if Canada will suffer … [Read more...] about Canada is about to legalize marijuana; here’s why Californians should care
/EIN News/ -- LOS ANGELES, CA, Oct. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector in the United States and Canada, today announced that the company has received its approval and B &B license as the first resort in a province of Quebec, Canada to provide services including delivery of cannabis products for guests of the 7,000 sq. ft., 8 bedroom bed and breakfast property located on 15 acres with horses, private chef and golf club to its’ guests. For legal purposes, a stay at the managed resort property shall include everything except the cannabis itself. Guests who wish to buy cannabis may do so through the resort’s online ordering system or the property’s cannabis concierge. A menu of recommended strains, plus suggested pairings with meals and activities will be provided for all guests seeking to use … [Read more...] about Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces First Approved Hospitality Model And Full Service Wellness Resort As Cannabis Approaches Legalization In Canada This Month