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Australia launches world’s first clinical trial for CBD toothpaste and mouthwash

By | June 26th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Mouth, News, oral hygiene, Research, Teeth & Gums, Uncategorised|

Roll up, roll up, come and get your CBD… toothpaste? In 2019 it is becoming almost impossible to avoid the barrage of CBD-infused products lining shops along the high street. Impression Healthcare is taking the CBD industry to its next logical conclusion: infusing CBD into our oral hygiene routine. Impression has announced it [...]

French economists recommend MPs to legalise distribution and use of cannabis

By | June 21st, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Economists, France, Legalisation, News|

France could become the next European country to legalise cannabis for recreational use. Members of France’s Parliament, including MPs from Emmanuel Macron’s party, are looking to introduce a bill which would legalise the use and distribution of cannabis. The move has been predicted to raise as much as €2.8bn in additional annual tax [...]

Scotland could be getting its first legal cannabis farm

By | June 20th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Farm, Legalisation, News, Research, Scotland, UK, Uncategorised|

Plans to open Scotland’s first legal cannabis farm have been announced. Australian firm LeafCann has opened a discussion with North Ayrshire Council about opening a potential farm in Irvine. A spokesperson for North Ayrshire Council offered a coy statement about the potential of hosting Scotland’s first legal cannabis farm “We are aware of [...]

Survey finds medical cannabis helps relieve pain in over 90% of arthritis patients

By | June 19th, 2019|Categories: Arthritis, Cannabis, CBD, News, Patients, Research|

A new study has found anecdotal evidence that medical cannabis, including CBD, is helping relieve pain in arthritis sufferers. CreakyJoints, a part of the nonprofit Global Healthy Living Foundation, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 arthritis patients to “delve deeper into their usage of cannabis and CBD.” In research presented at the 2019 [...]

First private medical cannabis clinic to open in London, promising faster access for patients

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, News, Patients, Prescriptions, Private Clinics, UK|

London is about to get its first private medical cannabis clinic. The Medical Cannabis Clinics - London will be the second private clinic in the UK offering medical cannabis to its patients. European Cannabis Holdings Medical (ECH) opened its first clinic in the UK in Manchester (The Beeches) in March this year, marking [...]

British Home Office returns epileptic girl’s seized medical cannabis to mother

By | June 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Epilepsy, Legalisation, Mothers, News, UK|

A British mother who had medical cannabis seized by Border Force officials has had the “life-changing” medication returned to her following an exhausting ordeal. Tegan Appleby, 9, suffers a rare, drug-resistant form of epilepsy. Conventional medications have failed to help ease Tegan’s suffering. Despite doctor’s best efforts to control her seizures with ‘Government [...]

Study finds 73% of Colorado cancer doctors see cannabis as medicine, but over half still ‘uncomfortable’ prescribing it

By | June 14th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Colorado, News, Research, USA|

Researchers at the University of Colorado have found that while the vast majority of cancer doctors view medical cannabis as a ‘beneficial’ treatment for cancer patients, they are still uncomfortable prescribing it due to a lack of education and training on cannabis. The new survey, from the University of Colorado Cancer Centre, questioned [...]

Nevada becomes first state to ban pre-employment cannabis tests

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Employment, Legalisation, Nevada, News, Urine Test, USA|

Imagine going for an interview for your dream job. You pass all the preliminary rounds with flying colours, it looks certain you will be offered the position. Everything is going great, until you are asked to pee in a cup to test for alcohol. Alcohol is legal, but employers are still refusing to [...]

Australia launches first medicinal cannabis trial for veterans with PTSD

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, News, Research|

Researchers are seeking 300 people to take part in the national trial, which has attracted attention from the veteran community The Australian Defence Force reports about 8.3% of its members have experienced PTSD in the past 12 months In 2018, “at least 23 British military sufferers of PTSD have died in suspected suicides.” Australia [...]

Cannabis club makes official bid to make drug legally available in Leicester

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Club, News, UK|

A Cannabis Club in the UK is trying to obtain a license to sell legal medical cannabis to its members. Leicester Cannabis Club (LCC), founded in 2018, has requested a cannabis license from the Home Secretary Sajid Javid for the second time. Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, but [...]