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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hero English Mother Treats Son’s Cancer with Cannabis – The Story of “The Boy in 7 Billion”

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Bone, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Children, Interviews, Leukeamia, MMJ Stories, News, Research|Tags: , , , , |

Hero English mother, Callie Blackwell, appears on ITV to tell nation how cannabis helped her son dying from cancer Deryn Blackwell was suffering from a rare form of cancer Langerhans Cell Sarcoma Callie, Deryn’s brave mother, turned to cannabis after he was given three days to live The young man has made [...]

Can Medical Marijuana be used to treat Diabetes? – Research Review

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Children, Diabetes, Diabetes, Featured Research, Glaucoma, Heart, Inflammation, Research, Research Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Although there are numerous cases of research into the use and characteristics of marijuana and its relation to metabolic diseases, this post will review the current research and give an idea of where we stand in relation to diabetes and the use of marijuana.  Over the past 40 years, the number of diabetics [...]

Cannabis and Schizophrenia: The Debate That Won’t Die

By | November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Schizophrenia|Tags: , , |

The debate over whether or not cannabis causes schizophrenia is one that has been raging since the dawn of prohibition. We’ve all seen the ludicrous “this is your brain on drugs” adverts, and heard the stark warnings from politicians about how smoking ‘skunk’ will ‘mess with your mind’. But what is the truth? As always, [...]