"While CBD is legal in the UK, it is not available on the NHS. However, THC is not legal, meaning that medicinal cannabis oil, which contains both CBD and THC, is illegal.
The UK Government has been criticised for awarding a licence to British Sugar while refusing to acknowledge the potential medical benefits of cannabis.
Paul Kenward, the managing director for British Sugar, is married to Victoria Atkins, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism in the Home Office. She has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” by advocacy groups after opposing drug reform in the UK.
It also emerged that a subsidiary of Capital Group, for which Prime Minister Theresa May’s husband Philip May is relationship manager, holds a majority of the shares in GW Pharmaceutical."