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Scottish Child One of Ten Wins Victory to be prescribed Medical Cannabis Oil

By | January 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, Mothers, News, Parent, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Scottish child, Cole Thomson, is set to be one of 10 children to receive a prescription for Epidolex Cole suffers drug-resistant epilepsy Up to 7000 children in Scotland have been diagnosed with epilepsy The East Kilbride News revealed yesterday that Cole Thomson, 6, will be one of only 10 children in Scotland to [...]

Only 10 epileptic children in Scotland will get cannabis-based treatment on the NHS

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Doctors, Epidiolex, Legalisation, News, NHS, Scotland, UK|

Just 10 children in Scotland will be prescribed cannabis-based treatments on the NHS Up to 7,000 Scottish children suffer from epilepsy The Sunday Post has revealed that only 10 severely epileptic children in Scotland will be permitted to be prescribed medical cannabis on the NHS Health Secretary Jeanne Freeman told parents of young [...]

British mother fears severely epileptic son will die after hospital blocks its own consultant prescribing medicinal cannabis

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mothers, News, Parent, Seizures, THC, UK|

Ben Griffiths, 9, suffers drug-resistant epilepsy and cerebral palsy, experiencing up to 300 seizures a day In October he was prescribed Epidiolex, but Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is preventing it being administered His mother believes the decision is putting her son at serious risk of permanent disability A British mother has condemned Alder Hey Children’s [...]

MPs criticise NHS over failure to prescribe medical cannabis

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, News, NHS, Parent, THC, UK|

MPs have condemned the British Government for failing to provide medical cannabis to desperate patients Patients currently must have costly, private prescriptions in order to access legal medical cannabis Jorja Emerson’s family has to pay almost £10,000 a year (£833.75 per month) for her medical cannabis prescription for intractable epilepsy MPs have condemned [...]

Australian researchers launch study to test cannabis as potential treatment for brain cancer

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Chemotherapy, News, Research, THC, Uncategorised|

Leading Australian researchers hope to find a treatment for Glioblastoma (GBM) using medical cannabis rather than chemo or surgery GBM is the most common type of malignant brain tumour in the UK 82 participants will be given a daily dose of high THC cannabis oil over a 3 month period A leading Australian [...]

Top Ten Terpenes and their potential medicinal properties

By | January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Terpenes are the chemicals which give all plants their smell and taste Terpenes, like cannabinoids, have shown potential therapeutic properties Here are our Top Ten Terpenes and the potential uses they may have in health care Medical cannabis made national headlines in the UK last year. A lot of focus in the media [...]

Canadian cannabis producer plans to bring down cost of CBD oil by nearly 100%

By | December 31st, 2018|Categories: Africa, Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, growing, News, Pharmaceuticals, Research|

InstaDose Pharma (IDP) is one of Canada’s largest cannabis producers CBD oil currently costs £2,188 per litre IDP plan to sell their CBD oil for £80 per litre IDP own 10,000 hectares of production land in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Canadian cannabis producer, InstaDose Pharma (IDP), plan on bringing down the [...]

World’s largest pharmaceutical cannabis producer moving to UK in 2019

By | December 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Pharmaceutical company Canopy Growth is world’s largest producer of medical cannabis products Canopy is hoping to conduct its first clinical trial in Britain mid-2019 Alcohol manufactures have invested heavily in Canopy Canopy Growth, the world’s largest cannabis company is investing heavily in the emerging British medical cannabis market. The move to Britain comes [...]

Irish Health Minister announces plans to allow famers to grow cannabis

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, growing, Ireland, Legalisation, News|

Irish farmers could be soon growing cannabis for medical purpsoes Ireland’s Health Minister made comments on TV suggesting he’d prefer to grow the plants on Irish soil rather than import Medical cannabis could be legal in Ireland by the end of 2019 A bill which would legalise medical cannabis passed through the Dáil [...]

Thai parliament unanimously votes to legalise medical cannabis in “New Year’s Gift”

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Legalisation, News, Thailand|

Thailand became the first South East Asian country to officially legalise medical cannabis Recreational cannabis remains banned Kratom will also be legalised Foreign pharmaceutical firms are already trying to dominate the market with patents for cannabinoid-medications In a historic vote, Thailand’s parliament voted to approve cannabis for medical and research purposes on Christmas [...]