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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (12 Mar 2018)

Inclusion of cannabis in Schedule 2 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 in the light of claims regarding its medicinal significance – Baroness Meacher. Oral questions

Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill (23 Feb 2018)

Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill

Overseas Electors Bill (23 Feb 2018)

Paul Flynn: ...many years now—for the support he has given to a Bill that we could be debating after this one. My appeal to him is on the basis of the powerful reasons why this House should pass the Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill: the absurdity of the current law and the suffering that has resulted. I know he will not speak for very long, as his speeches are always brief but...

Disabled People and Economic Growth: Cancer Strategy (22 Feb 2018)

Ronnie Cowan: ...eloquently about alternative therapies and the role they can play. I would include in that category—although I am not putting words into his mouth—the investigation into the use of medicinal cannabis. The hon. Member for Coventry North East (Colleen Fletcher) focused on post-stem cell transplant care and the practical support that is required, and also asked whether we could...

Cannabis-based Medication - Question (21 Feb 2018)

Cannabis-based Medication - Question

Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Feb 2018)

Crispin Blunt: ...Minister how welcome the Policing Minister’s response to yesterday’s urgent question was, as he said that he would help Alfie Dingley to find a way through regulations to access the medicinal cannabis that he needs? Will the Prime Minister ensure not only that the Minister’s words go beyond the popular view of, “I’m from the Government; I’m here to...

Medical Cannabis (20 Feb 2018)

Crispin Blunt: (Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary if she will make a statement on the case of Alfie Dingley, whose parents and doctors are seeking access to medical cannabis to treat his epilepsy.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Screening (9 Feb 2018)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 31 January (HL5018), what is their estimate of the length of time after ingesting cannabis that a person continues to test positive.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Feb 2018)

Helen Goodman: The Prime Minister has done much to tackle modern slavery. My constituent was trafficked here as a child, sold at least once on the long journey, and then forced to work in the dark in a cannabis factory for years. Now the Home Office is proposing to send him back to Vietnam. Will the Prime Minister intervene not just in this case but in this complex and confused area of the law?

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Vietnam (6 Feb 2018)

Vernon Coaker: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Vietnamese children have been found in (a) cannabis farms, (b) nail bars, (c) brothels and (d) other situations that suggest they were the victims of human trafficking in each of the last five years.

Capita: Business of the House (1 Feb 2018)

Helen Goodman: My constituent “S” was trafficked to the UK as a child and forced to work in a cannabis factory, but the Home Office wants to send him back to Vietnam. May we please have a debate on the interaction between the protection of victims of modern slavery, and the asylum and immigration system?

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery: Children (31 Jan 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...includes the breakdown of referrals for children by exploitation type. Criminal exploitation is recorded as a sub category of labour exploitation and includes exploitation such as county lines and cannabis cultivation. The latest published statistics can be found at: referral-mechanism-statistics

Written Answers — Home Office: Driving under Influence: Cannabis (31 Jan 2018)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to establish whether technology is available to distinguish between cannabis being in a driver's system, and that driver being impaired by having taken cannabis within 24 hours of driving; and what conclusions they have drawn.

NHS: Cancer Treatments - Question for Short Debate (25 Jan 2018)

Baroness Walmsley: ...did not improve and the doctors admitted the drugs could damage his vital organs and shorten his life. His parents heard of a similar case in Holland where a child was being treated successfully with cannabis-based medicines, which were licensed there. Child A has now been receiving cannabis treatment in The Hague with enormous success. His doctor here is convinced of the safety and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Business of the House (18 Jan 2018)

Paul Flynn: In the Welsh Assembly yesterday, Mark Isherwood, a Conservative Member, won by 31 to two a vote on a motion asking this House to re-legalise medicinal cannabis. Will the Government follow suit and give a fair wind to my private Member’s Bill, which would liberate seriously ill people from the threat of prosecution for using their medicine of choice?

Mental Health in Prisons — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (10 Jan 2018)

Imran Hussain: the number of drugs getting into prisons, as fewer prison officers results in fewer searches and reduced intelligence gathering and awareness. Drugs, both those of which we have an understanding, such as cannabis and cocaine, and those classed as new psychoactive substances, such as spice, are having a major impact on our prison estates and on the mental health of prisoners. Although...

Vulnerable Children - Motion to Take Note (14 Dec 2017)

Baroness Butler-Sloss: ...get in touch with their traffickers and they are then taken and lost. One particular group of children—Vietnamese children—go missing immediately. They go straight to their trafficker and are locked in a cannabis farm in residential accommodation. The most recent figure I have heard was that there are something like 8,000 such residential places across the country, of which...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (13 Dec 2017)

Lord Maxton: ...Thirdly, I gather that under this country’s present doping laws recreational drugs are banned by all sporting bodies and the UK sports drugs authority. In some countries, however, it is legal to take, for instance, cannabis—to be honest, I am one of those who think it should be legal in this country as well; it should be part and parcel of the legal system that we allow people...

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