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 [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]

Cannabis and Prostate Cancer: The Stories of Dusty Frank and Alan Park

By | March 4th, 2016|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis Oil, Featured|

Mr Frank’s story was originally published on Whaxy by Marie Veksler - Oct 20, 2014 There is growing enthusiasm for using cannabis oil in the treatment of prostate cancer. This is one of the most common cancers a man can get. It’s not particularly aggressive but the treatments can be extreme. As seen from the [...]

Cannabis Oil and Cancer: The Story of Benton Mackenzie

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Cancer, Featured|

This case is very interesting. It involves the use of cannabis oil in suppressing a cancer that has no effective conventional treatment outside of surgery. It is even more captivating because he was using a cannabis oil preparation that was mostly/all CBD which is not the usual way we have seen people treating cancers. Lastly, [...]

‘Cannabis Abuse’: Causation or Correlation?

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Featured|

A new study from Columbia University has attracted a great deal of press coverage in the past week. Published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry and authored by Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD, et al, you would be forgiven for thinking it was actually two separate studies, given the way in which it has been reported. The [...]

Australia is Legalising Medical Cannabis – Here’s Why

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Featured|

Legal access for patients suffering from ailments such as Epilepsy and Cancer could be available as soon as March. Laws are being changed and last week the Australian Government agreed unanimously to make amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967. Health minister Susan Ley who has been at the forefront of pushing legislation made this statement. [...]

Cannabinoids Vs. Cancer: A Cellular War

By | February 18th, 2016|Categories: Cancer, Featured|

There is a lot of information to suggest cannabis and its extracts may be useful in the treatment of cancer. Many of you, our readers may not have the most expert knowledge of human biochemistry or in particular cellular biology so we have asked our research director to explain on a cellular level how cannabinoids [...]

The Use of Highly Concentrated CBD Preparations in the Treatment of Child Seizures

By | February 9th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Seizures|

This article discusses the compelling results from using a highly concentrated CBD cannabis oil in terminating or significantly reducing seizure activity in children suffering from rare and intractable seizure disorders. WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? Right now, there is an overwhelming need to find a medication that can help a significant number of children who suffer [...]

Study Reveals New Findings Concerning Cannabis and IQ

By | January 25th, 2016|Categories: Featured, IQ|

One of the most prevalent cliches and stereotypes cannabis users get labelled with is that they’re stupid. That they’re less intelligent than the general population. “It’s called dope for a reason”, detractors often say, “smoking dope will make you dopey”. Back in July 2012, a study was published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the [...]