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British woman successfully treating breast cancer with medical cannabis

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Fiona Russell was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 After using medical cannabis, her tumour went from level 3 to level 2 Over 55,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK Nearly 1,000 women still die of breast cancer every month in the UK Over 55,000 women are diagnosed [...]

Chronic pain most commonly prescribed condition for medical cannabis in US

By | February 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, chronic pain, News, Research, THC, USA|

Two-thirds of medical cannabis patients in the US use it for chronic pain 85.5% of all patient-reported qualifying conditions had substantial evidence of therapeutic efficacy Around 28 million adults in the UK are living with chonic pain that has lasted for three months or longer A new study has revealed that nearly two-thirds of American [...]

Research shows medical cannabis has potential to alleviate symptoms in autistic children

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: ASD, Autism, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Israel, News, Research, Seizures, THC, Uncategorised|

Researchers for Tikun Olam found medical cannabis can treat Autism symptoms in children 30% of patients studied reported a significant improvement in quality of life 34.3% reduced use of other medications Majority of patients were treated with a 20:1 CBD:THC tincture Autism affects 2.3 million families in the UK Treating autism spectral disorders (ASD), [...]

Research finds smoking cannabis can cause remission in Crohn’s patients

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chron's, Israel, Research|

Israeli scientists have proof cannabis can help Crohn’s patients enter remission 45%  of patients given THC entered full remission in 8 weeks Around 115,000 in the UK are affected by Crohn’s With recent surveys suggesting that new cases of Crohn’s disease are being more diagnosed more often, could medical cannabis offer a better [...]

Research finds CBD has potential to be used in skin cancer treatments

By | February 5th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Chemotherapy, Endocannabinoids, News, Research|

New research suggests CBD could be used to help treat skin cancer Mice tested with CBD lived longer than those untreated, and had a greater quality of life than those treated with traditional cancer medication Skin cancer is the 5th most common cancer in the UK A new study has found that Cannabidiol [...]

We Need You! Have your views on cannabis heard by British Government

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, How To, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Parliament’s Health and Social Care Committee is requesting the public to submit written applications to help inform their debate on the future of medical cannabis policies. This is your opportunity as a patient to have your voice heard by those who are responsible for drug policy in the UK. This is your chance to get your personal [...]

World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends world governments reclassify cannabis

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, News, Research, THC, WHO|

Experts at the United Nations will recommend cannabis and THC are rescheduled under international drug treaties Cannabis and THC are currently Schedule IV, the most restricted schedule WHO recommends cannabis is moved to Schedule 1, the lowest schedule The UN body also intends to remind governments that CBD is “not under international control [...]

Research finds patients build a tolerance to CBD-isolated medicines

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Interviews, Mothers, News, Parent, Patient Stories, Research, THC, UK, Uncategorised|

Research has shown patients build tolerances to CBD-isolated medicines Evidence suggests THC could potentially reduce resistance Using different strains may also help reduce CBD tolerance levels Medical cannabis was partially legalised in the UK in late 2018., but few patients have managed to obtain legal prescriptions. Among those lucky few who do have [...]

Irish CBD cafe forced to close after selling illegal CBD “flowers”

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: CBD, Uncategorised|

Irish CBD cafe forced to close after selling illegal CBD “flowers” Blooms Cafe was shut down due to selling illegal CBD flowers The owners falsely believed they could legally retail cannabis so long as it had less than 0.2% THC The retail of any raw cannabis/hemp product is illegal in the UK and [...]

CBD sales to be banned in UK for 18 months by Trading Standards watchdog

By | January 29th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, News, UK|

The Food Standards Agency views CBD as a 'novel food' needing approval Trading Standards has been instructed to pull items from shops for up to 18 months CDB oil is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid, hailed for its apparent ability to help treat muscle pains and mental illnesses British watchdogs are planning to ban sales of popular [...]