Victoria Atkins: No smoke without fire? Keeping it in the family?

Here’s an interesting turn up for the books – or, more likely, one that those involved would like to keep off them.

Victoria Atkins MP, the UK minister responsible for drugs policy… strongly and totally opposes the use of cannabis for either medical or recreational use and supports the government’s hard-line position that there is ‘no therapeutic value’ in cannabis.

Paul Kenward – the CEO of British Sugar … surprisingly has managed to obtain a licence from the British government to grow cannabis in the UK for medicinal use abroad.

How on Earth did Mr Kenward manage to persuade Ms Atkins to allow his company to grow cannabis in the UK when she is so strongly opposed to it and so strongly convinced it has no therapeutic value?

It surely couldn’t be anything to do with the fact that they’re married?

Source: Husband of anti-cannabis UK Drugs Minister grows cannabis | Pride’s Purge


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