UK. United Patients Alliance formed to lobby for legal use of medical cannabis
UK. The United Patients Alliance (UPA), a new lobby group, has been formed in the UK. The purpose of UPA it to focus specifically on the legalisation of cannabis for medical use. UPA was established for UK medical cannabis users that are frustrated by the lack of Government action to address the medical cannabis issue. Many of those that use cannabis in the UK for medical reasons do so with the consent and approval of their doctor, however UK law does not protect them.
Above: Keiron Reeves (left), Caroline Lucas MP and Clark French.
Clark French, who was diagnosed with MS in 2010, has organised a UPA launch night which has support from Green MP Caroline Lucas and Prof David Nutt who was sacked by the UK Government as a drugs advisor after remarking that cannabis was far less harmful than the politicians wanted to hear.
The UPA launch night will be held in Brighton, at the Brighthelm Centre on North Road on July 17 at 7.30pm and anyone is welcome to attend.
Above, Keiron and Clark have already held discussions with Home Office Minister Norman Baker
Dutch Passion wish the UPA success in their efforts to get UK cannabis laws into line with North American and European countries where cannabis is legally recognised as an important medicine with multi-purpose benefits
June 26th 2014