15 - 21 October 2016
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SNP backs decriminalising cannabis for medical use
Delegates at the Scottish National Party conference have overwhelmingly backed a motion in favour of decriminalising cannabis for medical use. Laura Brennan-Whitefield who has MS spoke in favour of the lawful use of cannabis for the relief of pain.
MS Trust link: Cannabis
More MS nurses needed in West Yorkshire
Source: Yorkshire Evening Post
MS Trust link: Help us make sure that no one has to manage MS alone