Autism and Marijuana: Mother’s Battle for Whole Plant Research

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, ASD, Autism, Brain, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Doctors, Featured News, Israel, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Pain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

She’s an Israeli mother of 3 boys, her oldest, Yuval, 23,  is severely Autistic and treated successfully with cannabis after years of agony. As an activist for years in promoting the rights and legislation for ASD Children and adults in Israel, Via ‘ALUT – the society for autistic children in Israel and [...]

Can CBD Alleviate the Symptoms of Epilepsy?

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Featured News, Featured Research, GW Pharma, Legalisation, News, Research|Tags: , , , , |

There have been many examples in recent years of published scientific articles, which have been peer-reviewed, as well as news items in the more general press, which have indicated the broad range of medical conditions susceptible to treatment by cannabis and related compounds. Much publicity has been gained in particular for reports claiming [...]

Marijuana and Mental Health: The Miseducation Of Reefer Madness

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Depression, Featured News, GW Pharma, Legalisation, Mental Health, News, Psychosis, Schizophrenia|

As anyone taking a modicum of notice will know, the UK currently finds itself in the grip of mental health crisis. The current situation sees around 6000 people per year commit suicide, of which almost 75% are men, with those under the age of 45 being the greatest affected (The Independent 2016). According [...]

Dawn of the Global Marijuana Industry

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Colorado, Connecticut, Dispensaries, Featured News, Israel, Legalisation, Minnesota, Montana, News|

The global marijuana industry is growing rapidly with Israel, Canada, The Netherlands, Uruguay and 22 states in the USA selling medical marijuana legally. However, within these countries, many restrictions still prevent the industry’s full economic, health and social benefits from reaching their potential. The USA boasts the largest industry, said to be the biggest [...]

Neil: Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Multiple Sclerosis, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Multiple Sclerosis Ingestion Method: Bio: Age 47, Scotland. . I have been using Cannabis since I was eighteen. Since then I have always had a strange feeling but never thought much about it. In 2002, I went to a Doctor who thought I had had a stroke. After tests and and [...]

James: Cannabis and Cancer

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Chondroid Syringoma Ingestion Method: Smoking Bio: 30 year old father of three medical cannabis user. When I was 17, I found a lump in my right foot. It was biopsied and I was told it was non malignant (non cancerous). Over the next couple of years I had recurring pain in [...]

Vanda: Cannabis and Depression

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Depression, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Depression Ingestion Method: CBD Oil Bio: I’m Vanda, I'm 62 and I live in London, UK. I’m Vanda and live in London. I suffered for 10 years with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and felt generally very low during the winter months, staying at home and not very cheerful or active. So [...]

Ashley G: Cannabis and Aspergers

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Aspergers Ingestion Method: Smoking Bio: I've suffered from anxiety and depression for nearly all my life, and at age 13 was diagnosed with having Aspergers. I’ve suffered from anxiety and (mild-ish) depression for nearly all my life, and at age 13 was officially diagnosed with having “High-Functioning Autism” or ‘Aspergers’, and [...]

Hazel: Mobility Issues and CBD Oil

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Pain, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Mobility Issues Ingestion Method: Orally, under the tongue Bio: I’m Hazel from Brighton. I was bitten by a tick in the groin about two years ago. I’m Hazel from Brighton. I was bitten by a tick in the groin about two years ago. After that I suffered depression for about a [...]

Steve – Cannabis and Pain

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Pain, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Pain Ingestion Method: Cream and Oil Bio: My name is Steve. I have been a painter/decorator and general builder for 35 years. In my younger years nothing troubled me at all, I’ve been healthy my whole life. But in the last 5-10 years through the repetitiveness of my work, my shoulder [...]