Irish Mother’s Battle for her Daughter’s Right to Life Saving Cannabis Medicine

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: ALS, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Interviews, Ireland, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Seizures, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

“Heartbroken” Irish mother walked length of Ireland to try and get life-saving medical marijuana for sick daughter. Courageous Vera Twomey walked 260km from Cork down to Dublin in desperate attempt to get access to cannabis-based medication for her daughter Ava Barry, Vera’s daughter, suffers from Dravey Syndrome, a rare intractable form of [...]

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 [...]

CBD Declared a Medicine: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) initial foray into British “Cannaland”

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Community, Doctors, Featured News, Legalisation, News, UK|

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom’s Department of Health. It is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are safe, of the required quality and show efficacy. Medicinal products are defined in Article 1 of the European Parliament and Council [...]

Carita: CBD Oil and Cancer

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

Ailment: Cancer Ingestion Method: CBD Oil under the tongue Bio:A Swedish woman who used CBD Oil in the treatment of her Cancer. It began with being diagnosed with breast cancer, then thyroid cancer, and it progressed to brain metastases. I had a total of 22 operations. In my second to last surgery [...]

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 [...]

Natt: ‘CBD Tinctures Helped with Symptoms of my Stroke’

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: CBD, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Stroke Ingestion Method: Tincture Bio: 49 year old male. I had a brainstem stroke in the medulla when I was 46. I Lived with many deficits; balance and vision problems, chronic fatigue and chronic debilitating headaches among others. 2 and a half years after a Stroke, I began researching medical marijuana, [...]

The Teeside Cannabis Club

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Community|

On our continued journey into Northern England we arrived in county Durham to meet the Teeside Cannabis Club. The Teeside cannabis club have played an important part in raising awareness of the medicinal properties of the Cannabis Sativa L plant, they hold regular (alcohol free) events and support patients in the local community. They [...]

In Search of Your Local Cannabis Club

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Charity, Community, Compassion Clubs, Featured|

We believe there are over one hundred cannabis clubs spread out over the UK. While some can be more focused on recreational use with the associated social media ‘stoner’ shots of the latest high-THC shatter for sale, others seem to play a much more responsible role in their communities both in the informative information they [...]