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Call for fresh focus on impact of cannabis

Scottish Conservatives are today calling for a renewed focus from all levels of government on the damaging impact of cannabis on the young.

It comes as health campaigners warn today that high-strength cannabis can lead to psychosis among teenagers.

Councillors' present Alternative Budget

It is said that a week is a long time in politics, so it must follow that a year is a very long time indeed.  Plenty of time for the bedraggled SNP/Labour administration to start putting right the many self-imposed failings of their 6 years in power together.  Plenty of time also for Senior Counc

Lothian Children’s Mental Health Neglected in Year of the Young Person

Miles Briggs MSP has said that young people, in Lothian,  are being failed in mental health support in what is 2018 Year of the Young Person.


Year of the Young person is a Scottish Government initiative that is designed to celebrate young people and hear their voices.