I am Susan Garner, co founder of The Luke and Marcus Trust.
From March 2020-2021 the country has been in and out of lockdown.
As a Trust we have managed to keep going through one year of the Pandemic, including three lockdowns, we are just coming out of the third lockdown and I think it would be [...]
As a mum/founder member of The Luke and Marcus I want to say how I have coped with this year of the Covid19 Pandemic. How the members (family to me now) of the group have been such a support. We have had a Wattsapp chat line where we have kept in almost daily contact. Some [...]
As a mum/founder member of The Luke and Marcus I want to say how I have coped with this year of the Covid19 Pandemic. How the members (family to me now) of the group have been such a support. We have had a Wattsapp chat line where we have kept in almost daily [...]
A recent subject on the above TV breakfast show was around the subject of legalising the use of “drugs”.
One of our members: Lesley send in the following response giving her reasons for not legalising drugs, Lesley sadly lost her son Matthew to drugs so can speak from the heart as well as with some knowledge:
The Luke and Marcus Trust is thrilled to have been chosen by Kirklees Council to receive some extra funding, this will enable us to print some new leaflets which are a little out of date. The money will also also to buy some books and literature to take round to local schools when talking to [...]
We seem to have been very busy this year with many parents whose sons and daughters are struggling with using Cannabis calling us. Where possible we have been to see them to offer our support or alternatively offer some empathy over the phone or via email. It may be that we are able to sign [...]
Sunday 10th September 2017. There will again be a Sunday lunch kindly organised by Stephen and Deborah Thomas to raise funds for the Trust. This will take place at the usual venue in Thornhill Lees, where it is hoped a raffle and auction will take place. In 2016 it raised funds to [...]
On October 19th Marilyn & Lesley attended the latest meeting of the APPG on Cannabis & Children arranged by Cannabis Skunk Sense.
The speaker at this event was Dr Kevin Sabet (University of Florida), a director of SAM ( Smart Approaches to Marijuana) and advisor on drugs policy to The White House under three administrations up [...]
The Luke & Marcus Trust have, with the help of Carole Richardson, reporter, put an article in the Yours magazine, it tells a little of our stories and tells of how the Trust came about. Thanks Carole for your support in doing this.
A meeting of The Cannabis and Children All-Party Parliamentary Group took place on 6th May 2014, in The House of Commons. The speakers were Professor John Kelly, Harvard University’s first professor in Addiction Medicine, founder of the Recovery Research Institute, consultant to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy; and Jeff Brain, Dean [...]