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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Mexico Legalises Medical Marijuana

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, Mexico, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

The bill signals the end of criminalising acts related to medicinal use of cannabis and allows scientific research on the plant THC is to remain highly regulated, with medical cannabis only being permitted to contain less than 1% THC Mexico has just joined the ranks of countries allowing its citizens the human right [...]

Florida Medical Cannabis Bill: Legislature vote to Pass

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured News, Florida, Legalisation, News|Tags: , , , |

The Florida Medical Cannabis Bill passed through the state's Legislature last week Patients will be able to be prescribed a 70-day supply Only certain illnesses and diseases will qualify for recommendation Smoking cannabis will still be illegal under the bill Nearly a million dollars will be dedicated to researching the medicinal potential of [...]

Has New Zealand just Legalised Medicinal Cannabis?

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Doctors, Featured News, Legalisation, News|Tags: , , , |

New Zealand’s Government has removed restriction on CBD products Doctors will be able to prescribe up to three months' supply of CBD without needing approval from the Ministry of Health Some barriers will remain, particularly regarding importing and exporting New Zealand has taken its first step towards legalising cannabis for medicinal use. The [...]

Where do UK Political Parties Stand on Cannabis Reform?

By | May 27th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured News, Legalisation, News|Tags: , |

Where do our political parties stand on cannabis? Only 2 parties openly support legalisation of cannabis Left-leaning parties favour legalisation, while right-wing parties oppose any form of law change With less than two weeks to go before we head to the polls, we have laid out where each party stand on the issue [...]

Hero father Growing Cannabis to Keep his Son Safe from Criminals

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Community, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

A Nottingham father is facing prosecution for trying to keep his son out of the illegal black market cannabis trade. Michael Reed told police that he was growing cannabis to keep his son away from dealers Police estimate the value of his crop being between £12,320 - £36,790 Reed could face up to [...]