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“Stop Killing Our Children, Legalise Drugs Now!” – A Letter to David Cameron

By | July 15th, 2015|Categories: House of Lords|

Yesterday, a group of once strangers now bonded through bereavement sent a letter to David Cameron calling for the United Kingdom drug laws to be changed. The family members who constructed the letter to the Prime Minister, have all seen relatives die through drug use. United as the charity Anyone's Child, the family have constructed [...]

Can Medical Cannabis Help HIV/AIDS Patients?

By | July 13th, 2015|Categories: HIV|

Medical marijuana currently has a strong case for treating seizures and chronic pain- but what about HIV/AIDS? Many have cited Penny F. Whiting's report Cannabinoids for Medical Use. Whiting's thorough investigation on the benefits/risks of medical marijuana was published last month in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Of the 79 clinical studies, four focused [...]

Terminally ill man charged after using Cannabis instead of Morphine

By | July 13th, 2015|Categories: Terminal|

A terminally ill man has been charged after using cannabis to help relieve the symptoms of his terminal illness. Stuart Rogers was found with 18 bags of cannabis in his car after police pulled him over in a traffic stop. Magistrates in Blackburn, Lancashire heard in court that Rogers did not care what happened to [...]

Breakthrough as Scientists Remove “Unwanted Side Effects” of THC

By | July 13th, 2015|Categories: THC|

Scientists from England and Spain have collaborated to discover a potential breakthrough in the therapeutic use of medicinal cannabis by separating THC's medicinal benefits from its unwanted side effects. The team, comprised of scientists from the University of East Anglia and the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona last year uncovered the ground breaking news that THC [...]

Daily Mail Headlines that are Influencing U.K Opinion on Medical Cannabis

By | July 7th, 2015|Categories: Daily Mail|

It seems bizarre and somewhat incomprehensible that any prominent 21st century public forum would have such a derisory attitude towards something that appears to be helping millions of people worldwide. However, the Daily Mail's unrelenting wave of anti-cannabis propaganda has, in recent times, reached peak condemnation. At the risk of sounding like a rant-filled Russell [...]

6-year-old Girl Stands for First Time after using Cannabis Oil

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: Cannabis Oil|

A 6-year-old girl has been able to stand for the first time, after doctors in Michigan prescribed her cannabis oil to fight her violent seizures. Bella Chinonis suffers from the rare 1p36 deletion syndrome that causes a number of  serious problems, including developmental delays, seizures and limited speech ability. Based in Grand Blanc, Bella is one of just [...]

Anti-Cannabis Lawmakers Remove Research Barriers

By | July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Research|

U.S. Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) have been extremely vocal in their intentions to continue the war on drugs. Marijuana reform was their battlefield – they used every possible opportunity to oppose the legalization; attacking and criticizing the Obama administration for keeping the federal interference far from the states that decided to [...]

U.S Army Veteran Faces Life in Prison for using Medical Cannabis

By | July 2nd, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

A U.S Army veteran is facing life in prison after using medical cannabis to combat his severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Kristoffer Lewandowski of Oklahoma has served 3 tours with in Afghanistan and Iraq with the US Marine Corps and was honourably and medically discharged in early 2014. After being prescribed 13 different medications by [...]

British Mother “made to feel like criminal” after giving daughter Cannabis Oil

By | June 26th, 2015|Categories: Cannabis Oil|

A Birmingham based mother reveals she felt like a criminal after giving her 3-year-old cannabis oil for her epilepsy. Louise Bostock's daughter Jayla has brain damage and a severe form of epilepsy. After taking Jayla to hospital for a regular check-up and revealing to her doctor that she had given her daughter cannabis oil, Bostock [...]

Can Medical Cannabis and Opioids be used together?

By | June 24th, 2015|Categories: Opioids|

With 23 states (and Washington D.C.) having already legalized medical marijuana, the time has come when physicians are finally able to prescribe it for pain management, instead of opioids or in combination with them. Having an alternative to opioids is an important step for patients suffering from chronic pain as these are known to be highly [...]