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Medical Innovation Bill [HL] — Report (12 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Jolly: ...expose doctors to a risk of additional liabilities, and does nothing to deter good and responsible innovation under the current law. The noble Lord, Lord Winston, asked whether the Bill would apply to the use of cannabis, medical devices and off-label drugs. The Bill applies to any departure from the existing range of accepted medical treatments. This would include the use of off-label...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Multiple Sclerosis: Drugs (9 December 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the compatibility of the availability of sativex through the NHS with the classification of cannabis as a Schedule One substance.

Modern Slavery Bill: Committee (3rd Day) (8 December 2014)

Baroness Garden of Frognal: ...DPP. The defence is therefore designed to provide an effective protection against prosecution in the types of circumstances that actual victims of modern slavery find themselves in—for example, cannabis cultivation. The list of excluded offences in Schedule 3 can be amended by statutory instrument if experience shows the offences listed are not right and fail to protect vulnerable...

NHS (Ttip): Cannabis (25 November 2014)

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Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis (24 November 2014)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with police forces on steps to tackle cannabis cultivation across the UK.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Death (21 November 2014)

Norman Baker: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people died from the effects of (a) tobacco, (b) alcohol and (c) cannabis in the last year for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Sentencing: Appeals (19 November 2014)

Robert Buckland: ...increased. Causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity; Sexual assault of a child under 13; Rape of a child under 13 Review of additional material – sentence would not be increased. Possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (Cocaine) and Production of Class C (Cannabis) Offender sentenced to a custodial sentence after breaching Community Order. New...

Christina Edkins (17 November 2014)

James Morris: ...26 March 2009, Phillip Simelane’s GP called his mother on the telephone. The report says: “There was a further discussion about whether P was involved with drugs, but she had not discovered any illicit substances. It was reported to the GP that P had admitted to using alcohol/cannabis in the past. The GP recorded that the plan was to refer P to the BCPFT Community Mental Health...

Modern Slavery Bill — Second Reading (Continued) (17 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Hamwee: ...point, but I start as others have done—and as we should always start—with the victim, or as the noble Baroness, Lady Goudie, said, with the survivor. The Bill’s provisions are welcome. It is shocking that someone cultivating cannabis can be prosecuted while his traffickers are not. We will examine whether “compulsion” and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Drugs (11 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Mike Hancock: ...the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of the Royal Navy were dismissed for drug-related offences in the last three years; and how many such dismissals were for possession or use of cannabis.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Drugs (10 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Mike Hancock: ...the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of the British Army were dismissed for drug-related offences in the last three years; and how many such dismissals were for possession or use of cannabis.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Drugs (10 November 2014)

Mike Hancock: ...Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of the Royal Air Force were dismissed for drug-related offences in the last three years; and how many such dismissals were for possession or use of cannabis.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: New Clause 22 — Prostitution and sexual exploitation (4 November 2014)

Yvette Cooper: ...required. The horrors of modern slavery in the 21st century are still with us and the Home Secretary is right to raise such concerns about them. Victims include children forced into servitude or to tend cannabis farms; grown men exploited and held in dreadful, inhuman conditions, labouring under gangs; and women raped, beaten and pimped into prostitution. They are trafficked by gangs...

Slavery — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014)

Baroness Hamwee: ...save that we cannot avoid the unpalatable facts of what happens in our own country. As the noble Baroness mentioned, there is a national and international list—and it is a much longer list than I will give. It includes cannabis farms, block paving, domestic servitude, agriculture and fishing, the sex trade and the manufacture of clothing, electronics and surgical instruments. I was...

Business of the House: Backbench Business — UK Drugs Policy (30 October 2014) See 27 other results from this debate

Norman Baker: ...That is an important finding that we ought to bear in mind as we go forward. My right hon. Friend the Member for Hitchin and Harpenden (Mr Lilley), who is not in his seat, made an interesting case for legalising cannabis. That is not Government policy, I have to tell him, but his case was coherent and others may or may not want to take it forward. The report’s stated...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Drugs: Psychoactive Substances (30 October 2014)

Lord Bates: ...in general, instead of on a substance by substance basis. I have also commissioned the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to provide advice on a cutting edge way of basing legal controls for future synthetic drugs that mimic cannabis on the effects these substances have on the brain rather than their chemical structure. The expert panel highlighted a number of factors that will need...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Drugs Policy (30 October 2014)

Norman Baker: ...; highs in general, instead of on a substance by substance basis. I have also commissioned the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to provide advice on a cutting edge way of basing legal controls for future synthetic drugs that mimic cannabis and on the effects these substances have on the brain rather than their chemical structure. The expert panel highlighted a number of factors that...

Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: National Crime Agency (22 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Naomi Long: ...been a number of occasions in which the PSNI has sought financial investigator assistance from the NCA in relation to money-laundering investigations, but because they were predicated on a crime of cannabis cultivation, it was unable to access the assistance because it was a devolved matter.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: West Africa (21 October 2014)

Tobias Ellwood: West Africa is a significant transit point for Latin American cocaine bound for Europe. Cannabis is trafficked from Morocco through the Sahel. There is some indication that terrorist cells in the Sahel may tax cannabis drug convoys. There is very little evidence to indicate that terrorist groups in West Africa are involved in cocaine trafficking.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Drugs:  South Belfast (29 September 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael McGimpsey: ...does he believe that we need further investment and more resources, given that, in South Belfast, as in other constituencies, we have had a series of issues with drugs, including the discovery of cannabis factories; a drug supplier — so-called “Andre” — riding his bicycle around, which has been well-documented in the ‘Sunday World’; and deaths as a...

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