Drugs minister calls for legalising cannabis for medicinal use

Drugs minister calls for legalising cannabis for medicinal use Norman Baker will say in a letter to Jeremy Hunt that cannabis would help relieve symptoms of a range of medical conditions.
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Train and bus firms must work together to make journeys easier, says minister

Joined-up-transport scheme designed to persuade passengers to use buses and trains instead of cars for door-to-door journeys Train companies are to be forced to work with bus operators and local authorities to make it easier and safer to make long journeys by public transport. The move is part of a government-backed scheme for “joined-up transport”, […]
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Train fares too confusing, says regulator

Office of Rail Regulation says there is much more work to be done to make ticket rules clearer and purchases easierTrain passengers are often paying over the odds because of confusing tickets and fare structures, the rail regulators has warned.The Office of Rail Regulation said there was much more work to be done to make […]
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FirstGroup to sell off UK bus operations

Chief executive Tim O’Toole said the UK bus division was the only part of the group not to have delivered according to planFirstGroup is to sell off more of its struggling UK bus operations as public spending cuts and rising fuel costs hit profits.The Scotland-based transport group recorded pre-tax operating profits of £271.4m in the […]
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