Welsh police boss, Arfon Jones, calls for regulation of cannabis and home growing to stop drug gangs

By | April 17th, 2019|Categories: Arrested, Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Decriminalisation, Grow Your Own, growing, Home Cultivation, Home Grow, Legalisation, News, NHS, Opiates, Opioids, PCC, Police, UK, Wales|

Afron Jones, PCC for North Wales, has called for the regulation of cannabis to stop rise in criminal gangs The police chief also called for people to start growing cannabis at home “They're not harming anybody else and there is no reason why they should be punished through the criminal justice system.” Arfon [...]

Study finds nearly half of patients are replacing anxiety medications with medical cannabis

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: Anxiety, Benzodiazepine, Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Depression, Doctors, Endocannabinoid System, Endocannabinoids, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research, THC|

Canadian researchers have found evidence cannabis can replace pharmaceutical medication for anxiety and depression 44.5% of participants were able to completely replace benzodiazepines with medical cannabis Those who did not take any Benzos at the end of the study saw a nearly 40% reduction in the overall impact their mental illness had on [...]

“Cannabis allows me to be the parent I always knew I could be” – Mother with ADHD uses medical cannabis to help raise her children

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: ADHD, Canada, Cannabis, Children, Edibles, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Parent, Patient Stories|

Canadian mother, Laura, claims cannabis makes her a better parent Laura suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) Laura has been blogging about how medical cannabis has changed her life as a parent since January Anecdotal accounts and studies have found ADHD patients are finding success with medical cannabis treatments Can cannabis really [...]

Dawn of the Global Marijuana Industry

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Colorado, Connecticut, Dispensaries, Featured News, Israel, Legalisation, Minnesota, Montana, News|

The global marijuana industry is growing rapidly with Israel, Canada, The Netherlands, Uruguay and 22 states in the USA selling medical marijuana legally. However, within these countries, many restrictions still prevent the industry’s full economic, health and social benefits from reaching their potential. The USA boasts the largest industry, said to be the biggest [...]

All Forms of Medical Marijuana Legal in Canada

By | June 16th, 2015|Categories: Canada|

The Supreme Court in Canada has ruled that Medical marijuana patients can now legally use all forms of the drug, not only smoke it. Previously, regulations under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, S.C. 1996, c. 19 (“CDSA”), only permitted the use of marijuana for treating medical conditions to “dried marijuana”, so that those who [...]

Vancouver to Become First Canadian City to Regulate MMJ Dispensaries

By | April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Canada|Tags: , |

In a groundbreaking move for the country, Vancouver is set to become Canada's first city to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries. The picturesque city, sitting on Canada's far reaching West Coast is known to have a "relaxed" approach to cannabis. This is exemplified by the fact that the number of technically illegal dispensaries open in the [...]