A referendum without education is pointless if we are aiming for best practice. Everyone needs to understand about their endogenous cannabinoid system (thank you Shane le Brun, for showing me the way), otherwise they literally will not understand what they are deciding on.
In fact, those writing the question won’t even know what they are asking us a question about.
We will have an opportunity for multi faceted step change, let’s not waste that.
Hi Matthew, love your work.
..,,it depends on how you measure a U turn.
At a macro level it is exactly the same Prohibitionist policy that is preventing us from reducing our health costs and improving our health outcomes through use of raw, non psycho active, dietary cannabis.
(The sentences are always too long in this topic)
I attach one, not terribly relevant, but generally informative piece of research for you. The better stuff is at home on my Mac. From the British Journal of Pharmacology
I agree with you completely Katharine. His 'new position' still fails to acknowledge the endo cannabinoid system which all vertebrates share, and which regulates our health at a cellular level, and which can be cheaply optimised by raw, non psychoactive, dietary Cannabis.
Essentially, I believe, he wants to continues prohibition for his corporate sponsors, but head off the threat from the slightly more into it opportunities party.