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by Kirklees Council to receive some extra funding, this will enable us to print some new leaflets which are a little out of date.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 [...]
The next meeting for The Luke & Marcus Trust will take place in Harrogate at Susan’s home, at 10a.m. until midday, on Saturday, 14th September.
The Luke and Marcus Fashion Show will take place on Tuesday evening, 8th October, 2013, at Woodkirk Valley Sports Club, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.
More details to follow.
A rose bush is to be planted in the garden of St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds, on Saturday, 24th August, at 11a.m., in memory of the sons and daughters lost to drugs and/or alcohol. A brief ceremony will be lead by Rev. J. Cortez in their memory.
The rose “golden celebrations” was planted on Saturday 24 August, and a [...]