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London first-time buyer deposits hit £115k — which can buy an entire house elsewhere in the UK

An average starter home in the capital costs almost £420,000, with the average deposit an eye-watering £114,952, or 27 per cent, according to the Halifax. This deposit alone would comfortably buy outright a smart three-bedroom terrace house in the seaside resort of Scarborough a two-bedroom cottage in a Midlands village, or a smart one- or […]

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Doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis

Specialist doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products by autumn, the home secretary has announced. Those that meet safety and quality standards are to be made legal for patients with an “exceptional clinical need”, Sajid Javid said. As it is a devolved matter, it will require legislative change before […]

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Katar Investments initial raise of 2 million pounds

Katar Investments have been a crucial partner to Grow Biotech assisting in the initial raise of 2 million pounds, The proposed Initial Public Offering is fantastic news for Grow Biotech and our investors however the biggest winners will be the people who benefit from the undoubted medicinal properties of marijuana. Funding for research projects The […]

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Last chance to make a difference (advanced warning)

Grow Biotech offer closing this month: our most successful EIS investment opportunity is closing this month thanks to the unprecedented response from our existing client base. Please contact us if you would like more information about investing.   KEY FACTS… Widely thought to be the fastest growing industry in the world Legal cannabis forecast to […]

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Medical cannabis: Doctors ‘should be able to prescribe drug’, says UK’s chief adviser

Medicinal cannabis has proven therapeutic benefits and doctors should be able to prescribe it, the government’s chief medical adviser has said. In the first part of an evidence review ordered by the home secretary, Sajid Javid, Professor Dame Sally Davies recommended medicinal cannabis should be moved out of schedule one – a group of drugs considered to have no medical […]

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Legalisation would create new jobs and businesses, generating extra tax and savings to the NHS of £300m a year

Margaret Thatcher’s favourite free-market thinktank has called on the government to legalise cannabis, arguing that the move could generate more than £1bn in extra tax revenues every year, as well as savings in health and other public services. Britain’s black market in cannabis is worth £2.6bn annually, with 255 tonnes sold to more than 3 […]

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The US drug regulator has approved the first cannabis-based epilepsy treatment for children as young as two.

Nasdaq-listed GW Pharmaceuticals, which grows its own marijuana plants in glass houses in Britain, hopes the drug will be approved in the UK next year. The company’s chief executive Justin Gover told Ian King Live last week: “This is a new breakthrough in the field of childhood-onset epilepsy. This treatment we have studied for the […]

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Jeremy Hunt shows support for changing law over medical cannabis oil use

Pressure has been mounting on the government following the case of 12-year-old Billy Caldwell, who needs the medication to treat his epilepsy Jeremy Hunt has signalled his support for overturning legal restrictions on the use of medical cannabis oil, saying no one believes the law is working properly. The health secretary said he hoped that a Home Office review could be completed within […]

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