UK biggest marijuana exporter.

Are you joking me ! the UK the biggest marijuana exporter, Yet for years and still even now, the UK government appears to remain against the obvious benefits of the cannabis plant.

We have those who say Cannabis is addictive and leads to other drug misuse, and on the other side of the fence who disagree and say “No it does not”.

However this is a great topic of discussion at a later date,but lets get on with the subject “UK the biggest marijuana exporter”.

I am unsure how many people reading this are aware of the recent upsurge in the development of cannabidoids and their fantastic medical properties.

Yet the UK the biggest marijuana exporter and OUR government want to fight it, Why is my question when we ourselves could become the trail blazers in the development of CBD -CBG oil and the many other elements of the cannabis plant.

UK the biggest marijuana exporter

I recently watched a documentary about the biggest sugar beet factory in Norfolk “British sugar” that had some enormous green houses built to grow tomatoes from the byproduct of the making of the sugar.

But that as been ditched now and the greenhouses are used to produce medical marijuana.

British Sugar cannabis grown in the UK.

British Sugar, which produces about two-thirds of the United Kingdom’s quota of sugar, has been growing a non-psychoactive variety of marijuana plant in an 18-hectare greenhouse since 2016, after phasing out its tomato plant production at the site in Norfolk.

Last week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy. This is the first FDA-approved drug that contains a purified drug substance derived from marijuana. It is also the first FDA approval of a drug for the treatment of patients with Dravet syndrome.

What a great drug hey but the source of the marijuana used for this drug is what was grown right here in the UK.

What could the legalisation of medical marijuana mean for the UK economy?

The UK is the world’s largest producer and exporter of legal cannabis for medical and scientific use, according to a new report from a UN body.

The UK produced 95 tonnes of legal cannabis in 2016, more than double the total of the previous year, reveals the UN’s International Narcotics Control Board. This accounted for 44.9% of the world total.

The nearest competitor is Canada, with 80.7 tonnes.

Some 2.1 tonnes was exported from the UK, making it responsible for 67.7% of the world total, followed by the Netherlands (16.4%).

A drug policy reform lobby group has criticised the UK government, saying they have “consistently refused to allow medical cannabis in the UK on the basis that it has ‘no therapeutic value'”.

Steve Rolles, Transform’s senior policy analyst said: “It is scandalous and untenable for the UK government to maintain that cannabis has no medical uses, at the same time as licensing the world’s biggest government-approved medical cannabis production and export market.

“UK patients are either denied access and suffering unnecessarily, or are forced to buy cannabis from the criminal market.

“Countries with proper access to medical cannabis do not have this problem, as standardised cannabis products are in the hands of doctors and pharmacists.”

A significant part of the UK’s legal cannabis production goes towards a cannabis-based medicine called Sativex, produced by GW Pharmaceuticals.

It is available on prescription for patients such as those suffering the effects of multiple sclerosis, but it is only on the NHS in Wales. 1

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Stuart :

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