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 [...]

Conservatives will Refuse to Legalise Cannabis, Despite Medical Evidence

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Interviews, Legalisation, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Theresa May just confirmed that the Conservatives will refuse to legalise cannabis, despite medical evidence Theresa May announced she will not support cannabis law reform during a Facebook Live event The leader of the Conservative Party claimed she opposes legalisation due to the “gateway theory” and the pseudo-link to mental illness Theresa [...]

Cannabis Legalisation Ireland – Catching up with Vera Twomey

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Community, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Interviews, Ireland, Legalisation, News, Seizures|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Vera Twomey, Irish mother of epileptic daughter, marched 260km earlier this year to demand Irish Government allows her daughter access to THC Ava Berry, 7, suffers from Dravet’s Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, which had been giving the young girl thousands of seizures a year Since being given CBD, the girl’s condition [...]

Scottish Cannabis Legalisation: Government Discuss with Activists

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured News, House of Lords, Legalisation, News, Scotland|Tags: , , , |

Scottish MPs to meet with medicinal cannabis activists to discuss legalisation Thousands of medicinal cannabis patients and activists are holding a protest outside Scottish Parliament tomorrow MPs from across the political spectrum will meet with protestors to discuss legalising cannabis for medicinal purposes Speakers will include SNP’s Marie Todd, the Scottish Shadow Health [...]

Australian Grandfather Donates $40million to Cannabis Research

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Hero Australian Grandfather takes CBD oil on national TV after donating millions to cannabis research to save granddaughter. Barry and Joy Lambert donated nearly $40 million to cannabis research program at Sydney University Their granddaughter, Katelyn, suffers from a rare and serious form of epilepsy, Dravet’s Syndrome The donations have help set up [...]

Argentina Legalise Medical Marijuana

By | April 7th, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Featured News, Legalisation, News|Tags: , , , , |

Argentina Legalises Medical Marijuana, and it’s FREE for patients The Argentinean Senate passed a bill legalising medical cannabis following Congress’s approval of the move late last year Certain patients will have free access to the medication Government agencies will be allowed to grow marijuana for research purposes “The oil means [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]