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News from June 2018

Health Poverty Action’s response to today’s announcements on cannabis


Responding to today’s announcements that the government will establish an expert panel to advise on the prescription medicinal cannabis and that Labour will review drugs policy to address all issues of public health, Martin Drewry, Director of Health Poverty Action, ... Read more

Shortage of health workers is a global problem, not just a problem for the NHS

The scrapping of the immigration cap is a rare victory for freedom of movement, but the global health inequalities underlying the issue need to be part of the debate. The shortage of health workers is a global problem, particularly acute ... Read more

Want healthier drug policies? Join us on June 26!


The recent landmark decision by Canada takes them even closer to a regulated cannabis market, following in the footsteps of Uruguay and US states like California and Colorado. As this wave of reform sweeps the world, it’s time to demand ... Read more

Regulate cannabis for public health


Today we launch a new campaign calling for the for government to legalise and regulate cannabis for public health.  Read the report and sign the petition here! ... Read more

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