Mattha Busby

medical cannabis

Good Luck Getting Medical Cannabis On the NHS

Despite official guidelines, doctors are reluctant to prescribe the drug, with one hospital posting a notice telling patients not to even bother asking.
Mattha Busby
1.24.19
Drugs

'This Is De Facto Decriminalisation' – Welsh Police Chief's Stance On Weed

After experts demanded that Westminster give Wales the power to bring the war on cannabis to a "long overdue" end, PCC Arfon Jones told us he can't regulate weed, but he can decide how to police it.
Mattha Busby
1.24.19
police

Fatal Police Shooting of Unarmed British Man Sparks Criticism from Officers

Following the killing of Sean Fitzgerald at the beginning of January, VICE spoke to current and former police officers about the police's use of firearms in the UK.
Mattha Busby
1.14.19
climate

2018 Was the Year We Acknowledged That Climate Catastrophe Is Imminent

Even if government fail to act, there is no denying the state of our current condition.
Mattha Busby
12.28.18
medical cannabis

The UK's Biggest Legal Weed Producer Has Ignited Fresh Criticism

GW Pharmaceuticals has been accused by campaigners of trying to monopolise the UK's medical cannabis market – but some say they're doing exactly what they should be doing.
Mattha Busby
11.14.18
medical cannabis

Private Patients to Get Easier Access to Medical Cannabis Than NHS Patients

Warns the UK's top medical cannabis expert.
Mattha Busby
11.7.18
medical cannabis

Revealed: Families Threaten to Take NHS to Court Over Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis might now be legal in the UK, but for many, it's just as hard to access it as it's ever been.
Mattha Busby
11.6.18
Medicinal Cannabis

These Are the Cannabis Products You'll Be Able to Get On the NHS

Here's what you'll likely be able to get, what it treats and how it'll make you feel.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis Is Legal in the UK – Here's What Comes Next

A new study reveals widespread support for the further relaxation of cannabis laws, with MPs telling VICE that recreational weed could be a possibility under a new Conservative leader.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Three Men Just Became the First Environmental Protesters to be Imprisoned Since 1932

Three men face almost four years behind bars between them for protesting against fracking in Lancashire.
Mattha Busby
9.26.18
medical cannabis

The UK Is Getting a Much Needed 'Medical Cannabis Society'

Only two chronically ill children have been granted access since the government announced it would review the laws surrounding medical cannabis. Professor Mike Barnes wants to do something about that.
Mattha Busby
9.11.18
politics

We Went to the 'Tory Glastonbury' Festival

Checking out the Conservatives' attempt to have fun.
Mattha Busby
9.10.18
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