Holy Smoke: The Cannabis-Growing Nuns of California

May 06, 2016

California nuns who grow medicinal cannabis are fighting to keep the project alive. “Sisters of the Valley,” Kate and Darcy, have been cultivating medicinal cannabis for patients who aren’t able to obtain it. Due to legislative bans in the California’s Central Valley, a potentially...

The UK Lags Far Behind on Drug Policy

April 17, 2015

Will the United Kingdom follow the US example and reform its cannabis laws? Despite the worldwide trend in recent years calling for the liberalization of cannabis laws, the United Kingdom has maintained its hostile attitude toward reform of its domestic drug policy, and it has demonstrated few...

Cannabis Legalization Promotes Public Health and Safety

March 16, 2015

The question is not whether we should legally regulate cannabis, but how and when. The issue of cannabis legalization has moved decisively from the margins to the mainstream of political debate. Over recent years, Uruguay and four US states, as well as Washington DC, have decided to legalize...

It’s Not Harmless: A Case for Legalizing Cannabis

June 14, 2014

The campaign against legalizing cannabis in Britain is based on misleading and deceiving the public. More than 30% of everyone who lives in the UK will use cannabis in their lifetime. About 5% of the population uses cannabis regularly. That’s 3 million people using cannabis at least once per...