20 Sep 2011

PCC Complaint. Manchester Evening News, 2nd September 2011

----- Original Message -----From: Peter ReynoldsTo: [email protected]: Friday, September 09, 2011 2:14 AMSubject: Complaint against the Manchester Evening News, issue dated 2nd September 2011 Dear Sirs, "Hospitals in Greater Manchester to treat patients with cannabis", the Manchester Evening News, 02-09-11 I wish to make a complaint concerning the above article which is still available online at: http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/health/s/1457775_hospitals-in-greater-manchester-to-treat-patients-with-cannabis I make the complaint on my own account but also in my capacity as the Leader of Cannabis Law...

18 Sep 2011

Asking the government to support Tokepure

Writing to the government about cannabis policy is a very depressing pass-time really, if you get a reply at all it's usually a variation of the standard letter they send out to everyone. Actually, most of the time unless you write to your own MP letters to ministers are often simply ignored, you are only guaranteed a response from your own MP and even then it may be no more than a "Thank you for...

14 Sep 2011

A CLEAR Plan For The Regulation Of Cannabis In Britain

Today, just over Oliver Cromwell's shoulder in the Jubilee Room, in the heart of the Houses of Parliament, CLEAR is publishing the two most significant documents ever for the British cannabis movement.A Clear Plan for the Regulation of Cannabis in BritainTaxing the UK Cannabis MarketNever before have the arguments for an end to the prohibition of cannabis been presented so cogently.Please, take this information and use it to advance the cause: to heal the sick, to break the...

13 Sep 2011

The Many Uses of Hemp Part 2

By Nuff Said Originally published in ISMOKE magazine In Part 1 we took a look at just a couple of the benefits of hemp - Hemp for fuel and Hemp for paper. Now we will delve into more uses for this wonderful plant - Hemp for Textiles and Hemp for Building Materials. Now I know you're thinking: "Just how can this one plant have any more uses?!" - Well it does, and a...

13 Sep 2011

The many uses of Hemp

By Nuff Said Originally from ISMOKE magazine Part 1 Hemp is quite probably the most useful raw material on the planet. Its uses are well documented; for example as fuel, fibre and paper amongst many other things. Its use dates back thousands of years, and UKCIA explains that: "Cannabis hemp was widely grown across Britain in the Middle Ages, from at least 800 to 1800 AD, though the amount grown varied widely through the centuries....

08 Sep 2011

Sarah Martin Represents The Leading Edge Of Cannabis Medicine In Britain

Sarah Martin, a legend in the British cannabis campaign and a CLEAR member, is speaking at the International Association For Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM) conference on Saturday, 10th September 2011. This is the 6th IACM Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine and the 5th European Workshop on Cannabinoid Research. It is taking place in Bonn, Germany. Details here. GW Pharmaceuticals is also playing a major role in the conference. What is clear though...

07 Sep 2011

The Sativex Scam part 2.5

The Sativex Scam part 1 The Sativex Scam part 2Misinformation, Propaganda, Untruths And Lies.The title of this piece reveals that it is an extra. I had intended to get to the scandalous untruths being promoted by GW Pharmaceuticals a little later in this series but events have overtaken me. In the Manchester Evening News, the Daily Mail, the Sun and the Daily Mirror, GW has been promoting the untruth that Sativex "does not get users high" and...

03 Sep 2011

Appeal For Funds – Please Help!

Can you spare a few pounds to help fund the CLEAR campaign? Our biggest costs are travelling expenses, printing and promotional material. Everyone who works for CLEAR does so on a voluntary basis and all members of the executive committee even pay their own telephone and internet bills. Over the next few months we have some big commitments. Our biggest single expense ever has been commissioning the "Taxing the UK Cannabis Market" report from IDMU....

02 Sep 2011

Cameron On Cannabis Part 8

Mr Cameron, It's You Who Needs Education About Cannabis (Part 1) Don't Let Cameron Get Away With His Untruths About Cannabis. Write A Letter! (Part 2) Cameron On Cannabis Part 3 Cameron On Cannabis Part 4 Cameron On Cannabis Part 5 Cameron On Cannabis Part 6 Cameron On Cannabis Part 7 I wrote to Mr Cameron again today. Dear Mr Cameron, It is now more than six months...

01 Sep 2011

Press Conference – “Taxing The UK Cannabis Market”

CLEAR is calling a press conference on 14th September to announce the publication of the report "Taxing The UK Cannabis Market", commissioned from the Independent Drug Monitoring Unit (IDMU). With the assistance of the Labour MP Paul Flynn, we have been able to book the Jubilee Room, just off the 900 year old Westminster Hall, right in the heart of the Houses of Parliament. This is as big an opportunity to get our message across as...