All the latest medical marijuana news from around the globe.
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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”
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 [...]
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 [...]
The “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” a.k.a “Proposition 64”: how will the Californian electorate vote on November the 8th?
On November the 8th this year electors in 9 States of the US Federal Union will be voting on specific propositions for changes in State laws governing the production, possession, use, and distribution of marijuana. This is to be viewed against the background of U.S federal law which effectively outlaws the growth, possession, [...]