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The 24th of November 2021 was a remarkable day for German drug policy reformers and cannabis enthusiasts. The federal election allowed a coalition to form, which is called the “traffic light coalition” due to the individual parties’ colours. Whilst two parties, the Greens and the FDP, are campaigning for cannabis legalisation…

Is LSD Safe? LSD, technically named lysergic acid diethylamide and also known as acid, is one of the most widely used psychedelic drugs. As it changes both your cognition and your perception, it's natural to assume this comes with an element of risk and yet LSD is widely regarded to be…

Get Project Twenty21 Updates via Email It’s certainly been an eventful past month for Project Twenty21! Drug Science and its supporters celebrated its achievements to date at the House of Lords in mid-October, which included a moving speech from our patient advocate, Lucy Stafford, detailing her journey with medical cannabis.  As Medical…

Hannah Deacon and Alfie Dingley

Written by Hannah Deacon, mother of Alfie Dingley who receives one of 3 NHS prescriptions for medical cannabis By the time Alfie was 5 years old, he was having 150 seizures a week in aggressive clusters. His seizures started at 8 months old and got progressively worse with age. In 2016,…