Category Archives: United Kingdom

The United Kingdom Will Have Medical Cannabis Within a Month

The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid is holding to the commitment he made in July to reclassify medical cannabis. Officials are expecting an announcement in a couple of weeks. But reports indicate the Home Secretary has already approved the reclassification that will permit the National Health Service (NHS) to prescribe cannabis treatments. And that […]

UK legalizes marijuana for medical use

Medical patients in the United Kingdom will be allowed to obtain medical cannabis prescriptions for certain conditions. The Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced on Thursday that patients with qualifying conditions will be allowed treatment with cannabis-derived medicinal products, reports The Guardian. British lawmakers made the decision months after 12-year-old epilepsy patient Billy Caldwell was given […]