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New study finds no link between cannabis and psychosis

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Mental Health, Psychosis, Research|

Research from the U.K., Ireland and Denmark may have debunked one of the strongest arguments against cannabis The study found no increased risk for psychosis in cannabis users who abstain from other “drug use”   A new study, published in Drugs and Alcohol Today, has claimed that there is no increased risk for [...]

Billy’s story: How one young boy from Ireland is removing the stigma surrounding medical cannabis

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

Billy Billy Caldwell, a young boy from Ireland, made history earlier this year by becoming the first person to be prescribed cannabis oil on the NHS. The company which made the oil, 710 Pharmaceuticals MNE, then decided to name their CBD oil “Billy’s Bud.”   The story of a young, 11-year-old Irish lad's battle [...]

South Africa Legalises Cannabis for Recreational Use

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

South Africa’s Western Cape High Court ruled that Cannabis prohibition in South Africa is “unconstitutional” 260,000 people were arrested for cannabis in South Africa last year The State can still appeal the decision Medical marijuana was legalised in February   Adults now have the right to use, possess and grow cannabis in the [...]

Is Medical Cannabis the Answer to Britain’s Growing Pharmaceutical Drug Crisis?

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Depression, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, MS, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, Research, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thousands of people overdose on pharmaceutical prescription drugs every year in the UK 1,195 people overdosed on legal pharmaceutical drugs in 2014 A leading pathologist recently called for prescription painkiller Tramadol to be upgraded to a Class A following hundreds of deaths relating to the drug Thousands of patients worldwide have been replacing [...]

British Politician Calls for Legalisation of Cannabis

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Featured News, Legalisation, News|Tags: , , , , , |

British politicians call for public to “break the law” and smoke cannabis British MPs, Jeff Smith and Paul Flynn, called on British Parliament to legalise cannabis Cannabis is still Schedule 1 drug in the U.K., meaning the British Government views it as having no medicinal value Two British politician pleaded with the House [...]

“Billy’s Bud”: New CBD Rich Cannabis Oil to be Available on the NHS

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Doctors, Featured, Featured News, News, Seizures, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

“Billy’s Bud”: New CBD oil named after Billy Caldwell, the first patient to be prescribed cannabis oil on NHS have released a CBD oil named after Billy Caldwell The 11-year Irish boy’s parents have claimed cannabis saved the boy’s life The CBD oil will be legal to buy in the UK US Pharmaceutical [...]

Greece Legalises Marijuana for Medical Purposes

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Featured News, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

Greece becomes sixth EU country to legalise cannabis for medical purposes Doctors will soon be able to prescribe cannabis for several medical uses It’s yet to be seen if Greece will allow legalisation to extend to recreational use Proposal is expected to boost Greece’s faltering economy Cannabis has just been recognised as having [...]

Can Cannabis Offer a New Hope to Arthritis Sufferers?

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Bone, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Endocannabinoids, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

Belfast University launches study into the pain-relieving benefits of cannabis-based medication on Arthritis Belfast’s Ulster University is investigating the possible benefits cannabinoids can offer to sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis The research project will receive £250,000 funding Irish researchers have launched an extensive new study last year to look into the pain-relieving effects of [...]

Poland Votes to Legalise Medical Cannabis so Doctors can Prescribe

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Poland has granted desperate patients a lifeline by voting to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes last week. Lawmakers in Polan have voted to legalise medical cannabis Heavy regulations remain on the type of cannabinoids available Cultivation of medical cannabis in the country is still prohibited In an overwhelming majority, 443 MPs voted [...]

Could Cannabis Offer New Hope to Autistic Children?

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Autism, Brain, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Endocannabinoids, Featured News, Israel, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

Why keeping medicinal cannabis illegal could be hindering life changing autism research Anecdotal evidence of success stories with cannabis treatment for autism is coming from parents across the world Israel has just launched a revolutionary new study testing effects of medicinal cannabis on 120 autistic participants CBD, the non-psychoactive seems to be the [...]