Changes in marijuana policies across many of states of
American and Canada legalising marijuana for medical and/or recreational use
suggest that marijuana is gaining greater acceptance in our society.
Whether smoking or otherwise consuming marijuana has
therapeutic benefits that outweigh its health risks is still an open question
that science has not resolved. Many states now permit dispensing marijuana for
medicinal purposes and there is mounting anecdotal evidence for the efficacy of
Cannabis, marijuana or weed is not legal in the UK. It is classed as a Class B drug, along with the likes of ketamine and amphetamine. According to Drugwise, the penalty for possession of a Class B drug is five years in prison and fine. For intent to supply the punishment is 14 years in prison