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Pharmaceutical Company Successfully Treats Symptoms of Autism with Cannabinoids

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Children, News, Pharmaceuticals, Research|

Zelda Therapeutics has demonstrated successful results from their observational trial on cannabinoid-based medicine in treating symptoms of autism in children 7% of treated patients showed significant general overall improvement Shares in the company rose by 8% after announcing successful results Zelda Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company specializing in medicinal cannabis, has announced successful results [...]

Cannabis Refugee: Warwickshire family forced out of UK so epileptic son can access cannabis treatment

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis Oil, Children, Epilepsy, Legalisation, News, Psychosis, Schizophrenia|

Alfie Dingley, 5, suffers a rare form of epilepsy which cannot be treated with modern, pharmaceutical medications Suffering hundreds of seizures a day, his family feels their only choice is to move the child to the Netherlands The family are trying to appealing for donations to help fund their move to The Hague [...]

Cannabis and Blindness: Study offers hope to Retinitis Pigmentosa sufferers

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: eyesight, Glaucoma, Research, Retinitis Pigmentosa|

Recent studies have shown cannabinoids to have potential preventative effects of blindness in Retinitis Pigmentosa sufferers Anecdotal evidence also exists of blind patients temporarily regaining their sight after using medicinal marijuana Could cannabis really offer hope to the blind? Retinitis Pigmetosa (RP) is a rare, genetic disorder which involves a degeneration of cells [...]

New Study Finds Cannabis Reduces Chance of Obesity and Diabetes

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Blood Pressure, Cannabis, Diabetes, Obesity, Research|

New research has found that rates of obesity and diabetes are a third lower in regular cannabis users than those who don’t use cannabis at all Despite consuming 600 more calories a day, regular cannabis users had lower BMI than non-cannabis users Could cannabis be the secret to staying thin? A new study [...]

Impact of legalisation: Cannabis legalisation lowers teenage use to 20-year low in America

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, News, Research, Teenagers|

Teen use of cannabis has dropped to lowest level since 1994 Adult use of recreational has increased Is legalisation the only way to prevent children from accessing cannabis? New data from the most recent report on cannabis use amongst teenagers may have just debunked the argument that legalising cannabis will lead to more [...]

Largest survey on CBD finds nearly half of users are able to stop taking traditional medications

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Anxiety, Cannabis, CBD, Depression, Featured Research, Inflammation, Legalisation, Migraines, News, Opiates, Opioids, Research|

Survey found that 42% of new CBD users were able to stop taking pharmaceutical medicines 80% of respondents found CBD to be "very or extremely effective" in treating conditions 55% of respondents were female Can CBD become the UK's main medicinal cannabis product? Evidence from the largest ever survey on CBD is suggesting [...]

Mexico legalises medical marijuana

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Legalisation, Mexico|

The bill signals the end of criminalising acts related to medicinal use of cannabis and allows scientific research on the plant THC is to remain highly regulated, with medical cannabis only being permitted to contain less than 1% THC   Mexico has just joined the ranks of countries allowing its citizens the human [...]

Cannabinoids in combination with chemotherapy found “most effective” at killing cancer cells

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Chemotherapy, Doctors, Endocannabinoids, Featured News, Legalisation, News, THC, UK|

New research confirms that cannabinoids can be effective in killing leukaemia cells, particularly in combination with chemotherapy The study also found that cannabinoids are most effective when used after chemo treatment It also confirmed that cannabinoids possess anticancer properties on their own St. George’s University of London may have just proven that cannabis [...]

Supermarkets in Switzerland start selling CBD cigarettes

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Cannabis, CBD, E-Cigs, Hemp, News|

Swiss tobacco company launches world’s first legal cannabis-tobacco cigarette product Cannabis was decriminalized in Switzerland in 2012 Around 500,000 people consume cannabis in Switzerland per year Annual sales of legal cannabis reach around 100 million francs Could this be the future of CBD products?   The world’s first legal “tobacco-hemp cigarettes” have gone [...]

New study finds no link between cannabis and psychosis

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Mental Health, Psychosis, Research|

Research from the U.K., Ireland and Denmark may have debunked one of the strongest arguments against cannabis The study found no increased risk for psychosis in cannabis users who abstain from other “drug use”   A new study, published in Drugs and Alcohol Today, has claimed that there is no increased risk for [...]