The risk of underestimating the UK cannabis market

The Institute of Economic Affairs has seriously underestimated the size of the UK cannabis market in their paper on tax revenues in a regulated market (Legalising cannabis could be ‘win-win-win’ for UK, says thinktank, 29 June). Data from our 30,000 survey respondents shows average annual usage to be 423g rather …

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Cannabis Testing Labs Feel Squeeze From Mass. Communities

Cannabis Testing Labs Feel Squeeze From Mass. Communities

A lack of independent testing laboratories is being blamed in part for the slow roll-out of adult-use, or recreational, marijuana in Massachusetts. But the founder of one of the labs that has been providing testing for the state’s medical marijuana market pushed back Monday against the criticism. “We have been given no guidance as far as …

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What you can do if your neighbour is smoking cannabis

What you can do if your neighbour is smoking cannabis

It’s hard not to notice the sweet yet pungent smell of cannabis. The drug’s distinctive aroma is particularly recognisable when smoked so there’s a good chance you’ll be aware if one your neighbour’s is lighting up a joint. Also known as marijuana, the substance is illegal in the UK despite …

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