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“Rolling Stoned – The Science of Weed”: Medical Cannabis Talk Coming To Manchester

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, Community, Legalisation, Patient Stories|

Cannabis talk, hosted by Funzing, is coming to Manchester at the end of April “Rolling Stoned” is looking to raise awareness of the science behing how cannabis works Gary Cooper, a former Biology Lecturer and founder of Coops Roots, will be hosting the event Tickets are on sale now A cannabis talk is [...]

How Changing Technology is Impacting the Medical Cannabis Market

By | March 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

With more and more Countries and States legalising cannabis, businesses need to find innovative new ways of keeping up with the increased demand Kate Harveston investigates how Tech companies are revolutionising the way cannabis patients and customers source and purchase legal medicinal and recreational cannabis Written by Kate Harveston Have you ever heard [...]

Scottish Mother wins fight with cancer with help of medical cannabis

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, Opiates, Pain, Patient Stories, UK|

Glaswegian mother, Sharon Fitzsimons, claims to have beat her cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and medical cannabis Sharon was able to replace all medications with a 1:1 THC:CBD Cannabis activist group, Tottenham Compassion Club, helped save Sharon from the mercy of criminal street gangs The courageous cancer survivor now wants to help [...]

UK Largest Producer of Medical Cannabis in World yet Still Denies Access to Citizens

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured News, GW Pharmaceutical, News|

A new UN report revealed that the UK is world’s largest producer of medical cannabis More than 95 tonnes of legal cannabis was grown in the UK in 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals, owned by British Sugar, is the main manufacturer Medical cannabis remains illegal in the UK A new report from the UN’s International [...]

Medical Cannabis Cultivation Bill Passes Greek Parliament

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Greece, Legalisation, News|

Greek politicians voted in favor of Greece’s newest Medical Cannabis Bill The Bill will legalise the cultivation and manufacturing of medical cannabis in Greece The Bill faced opposition from left-leaning Parties, such as New Democracy and the Communist Party Greece’s Parliament voted last Thursday to approve the cultivation and manufacturing of cannabis for [...]

New research finds medical cannabis “significantly safer” for elderly patients than opioid medication

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Israeli researchers have found strong evidence that medical cannabis is “significantly safer” for elderly patients than pharmaceutical medication 94% of respondents reported improvement in their condition and reduced pain levels Nearly 20% of participants reduced or completely stopped their use of opioid medication A new study has found medical cannabis to be significantly [...]

Research proves alcohol more damaging to brain than cannabis

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Research from University of Colorado finds alcohol does more damage to brain than cannabis Cannabis does not impact grey and white matter in the brain, even after years of use, unlike alcohol Alcohol significantly lowers volumes of brain tissue In 2015, there were 8,758 alcohol-related deaths in the UK There has yet to [...]

Virginia Votes Unanimously to Expand Access to Medical Cannabis

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The medical marijuana bill passed 40-0 in Virginia’s Senate A similar bill passed 98-0 in the House The Bills allow physicians to prescribe cannabis oil containing CBD/THC-a for medical purposes Virginia’s previous Medical Marijuana law only allowed patients with intractable epilepsy to be prescribed CBD oil Medical cannabis campaign group, NORML, was instrumental [...]

Cannabis and Chronic Pain: How CBD Can Help Manage Pain

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been reported by many new users to help manage their chronic pain  We look into the "new health craze" to find out how it is helping patients both with their symptoms and their addictions to dangerous pharmaceutical medications Words by Jessica Jones Opioid abuse and overdose claimed an estimated 64,000 [...]

Desperate British mother pleads with doctors to prescribe epileptic daughter medical cannabis

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, News, Patient Stories|

A mother from Preston wants doctors to trial CBD oil on her epileptic daughter Olivia, 2, suffers up to 100 seizures a day and can last up to 2 hours The young family claim pharmaceutical medications are not helping their daughter’s suffering Dravet syndrome affects one in every 40,000 children in the UK [...]