Only 10 epileptic children in Scotland will get cannabis-based treatment on the NHS

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Doctors, Epidiolex, Legalisation, News, NHS, Scotland, UK|

Just 10 children in Scotland will be prescribed cannabis-based treatments on the NHS Up to 7,000 Scottish children suffer from epilepsy The Sunday Post has revealed that only 10 severely epileptic children in Scotland will be permitted to be prescribed medical cannabis on the NHS Health Secretary Jeanne Freeman told parents of young [...]

British mother fears severely epileptic son will die after hospital blocks its own consultant prescribing medicinal cannabis

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mothers, News, Parent, Seizures, THC, UK|

Ben Griffiths, 9, suffers drug-resistant epilepsy and cerebral palsy, experiencing up to 300 seizures a day In October he was prescribed Epidiolex, but Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is preventing it being administered His mother believes the decision is putting her son at serious risk of permanent disability A British mother has condemned Alder Hey Children’s [...]

MPs criticise NHS over failure to prescribe medical cannabis

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, News, NHS, Parent, THC, UK|

MPs have condemned the British Government for failing to provide medical cannabis to desperate patients Patients currently must have costly, private prescriptions in order to access legal medical cannabis Jorja Emerson’s family has to pay almost £10,000 a year (£833.75 per month) for her medical cannabis prescription for intractable epilepsy MPs have condemned [...]

Canadian cannabis producer plans to bring down cost of CBD oil by nearly 100%

By | December 31st, 2018|Categories: Africa, Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, growing, News, Pharmaceuticals, Research|

InstaDose Pharma (IDP) is one of Canada’s largest cannabis producers CBD oil currently costs £2,188 per litre IDP plan to sell their CBD oil for £80 per litre IDP own 10,000 hectares of production land in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Canadian cannabis producer, InstaDose Pharma (IDP), plan on bringing down the [...]

Irish Health Minister announces plans to allow famers to grow cannabis

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, growing, Ireland, Legalisation, News|

Irish farmers could be soon growing cannabis for medical purpsoes Ireland’s Health Minister made comments on TV suggesting he’d prefer to grow the plants on Irish soil rather than import Medical cannabis could be legal in Ireland by the end of 2019 A bill which would legalise medical cannabis passed through the Dáil [...]

Irish Cannabis Refugees: Mother forced to travel to Barcelona for epileptic son’s medicinal cannabis

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Epilepsy, Ireland, Mothers, News, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, UK|

Michael O’Neil, 2, is diagnosed with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, suffering up to 20 seizures a day Michael has been prescribed 10 pharmaceutical medications, all of which have failed His mother, Noreen, is now being forced to travel to Europe to obtain medical cannabis Noreen has already previously had THC medication from Barcelona confiscated [...]

Irish Mother who campaigned to legalise medical cannabis to stand for election

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Ireland, Legalisation, News|

Yvonne Cahalane’s son, Tristan, was first child in Ireland to be given a medical cannabis license Tristan suffers from severe epilepsy, suffering up to 20 seizures a day before medical cannabis Yvonne will stand as a Fine Gael candidate for West Cork in the local elections next week An Irish mother who’s tireless [...]

Could South Korea become the first Asian country to legalise medical cannabis?

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, News, South Korea, Uncategorised|

The Act on the Management of Narcotic Drugs has passed the preliminary stage in South Korea’s National Assembly The Act will permit citizens to be prescribed medical cannabis for epilepsy, cancer and HIV/AIDs Foreign citizens will now be allowed to import approved cannabinoid-based products if there are no alternatives. Cultivation and importation of [...]

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription to UK patients “within a month”

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Doctors, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Pharmaceuticals, Smoking, THC, UK, Uncategorised|

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription in the UK within a month Cannabinoid medications have previously only been available on a case by case basis, reserved for “exceptional circumstances” Patients will no longer be forced to try other drugs before using cannabinoid treatments Medical cannabis could be available to patients in the [...]

Emmerdale’s Leah Bracknell reveals she is using cannabis oil to treat her terminal lung cancer

By | October 7th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Daily Mail, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, Lungs, Mothers, News, Opioids, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell was diagnosed with terminal stage four lung cancer in 2016 Bracknell believes cannabis is to thank for slowing down the progress of her illness The actress has pleaded with the Tory Government to legalise cannabis for medical purposes With more and more celebrities revealing they are saving their own [...]