House of Lords criticises British Government for failing “desperate” medical cannabis patients

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, House of Lords, Legalisation, Mental Health, Mothers, Multiple Sclerosis, News, NHS, Opioids, Pain, Patient Stories, Police, Psychosis, Research, Seizures, Smoking, THC, UK|

Lords slammed the British Government for failing medical cannabis patients  Only four patients have received a prescription for medical cannabis  Some patients are forced to travel abroad for their prescriptions One Lord claimed “majority of terrorists” in the UK are heavy users of cannabis Members of the House of Lords slammed the British Government [...]

Document shows cannabis corporations may have influenced New York Governor against Grow Your Own

By | February 28th, 2019|Categories: Business, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Dispensaries, Grow Your Own, Home Cultivation, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Police, Prison, THC, USA|

Cannabis corporations are trying to influence recreational cannabis policies NYMCIA want home cultivation of cannabis banned in New York State Activists reject NYMCIA’s claims that they are anti-home cultivation on grounds of public safety and “fears” NY could lose out on taxes Grow Your Own (GYO) is one of the most significant goals [...]

Irish Father avoids jail after growing medical cannabis for his epileptic son

By | February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Featured, Featured News, Ireland, MMJ Stories, News, Parent, Patient Stories, THC|

An Irish father escaped jail despite being found with 16 cannabis plants Derek White grew the plants for his Crohn's and his son’s Autism The plants were a high CBD low THC strain This is the first time an Irish court has recognised medicinal use as a defence An Irish father who grew [...]

Exclusive: Meet the Brazilian who legally provides 1000s of children with medical cannabis

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Autism, Brazil, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Charity, Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured, Featured News, Interviews, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, Mothers, News, Pain, Parent, Patient Stories, Research, THC, Uncategorised|

The ABRACE Foundation (Associação Brasileira de Apoio Cannabis Esperança) in Brazil supplies over 1000 patients with medical cannabis every day. In 2016, the foundation was given legal permission to continue producing, extracting and providing medical cannabis. This “medical cannabis” is not GMP certified and has not been produced by GW, Tilray or any [...]

Philippines passes bill legalising medical cannabis

By | February 11th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, Phillipines|

Medical cannabis will be legalised in Philippines after historic vote The bill passed 163-5-3 The country’s former President has admitted to using medical cannabis where it is legal Any patient suffering from “debilitating medical condition” will qualify Medical cannabis has effectively been legalised in the Philippines following a historic vote. The House of [...]

Chronic pain most commonly prescribed condition for medical cannabis in US

By | February 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, chronic pain, News, Research, THC, USA|

Two-thirds of medical cannabis patients in the US use it for chronic pain 85.5% of all patient-reported qualifying conditions had substantial evidence of therapeutic efficacy Around 28 million adults in the UK are living with chonic pain that has lasted for three months or longer A new study has revealed that nearly two-thirds of American [...]

Research shows medical cannabis has potential to alleviate symptoms in autistic children

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: ASD, Autism, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Israel, News, Research, Seizures, THC, Uncategorised|

Researchers for Tikun Olam found medical cannabis can treat Autism symptoms in children 30% of patients studied reported a significant improvement in quality of life 34.3% reduced use of other medications Majority of patients were treated with a 20:1 CBD:THC tincture Autism affects 2.3 million families in the UK Treating autism spectral disorders (ASD), [...]

Research finds smoking cannabis can cause remission in Crohn’s patients

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chron's, Israel, Research|

Israeli scientists have proof cannabis can help Crohn’s patients enter remission 45%  of patients given THC entered full remission in 8 weeks Around 115,000 in the UK are affected by Crohn’s With recent surveys suggesting that new cases of Crohn’s disease are being more diagnosed more often, could medical cannabis offer a better [...]

We Need You! Have your views on cannabis heard by British Government

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, How To, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Parliament’s Health and Social Care Committee is requesting the public to submit written applications to help inform their debate on the future of medical cannabis policies. This is your opportunity as a patient to have your voice heard by those who are responsible for drug policy in the UK. This is your chance to get your personal [...]

World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends world governments reclassify cannabis

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, News, Research, THC, WHO|

Experts at the United Nations will recommend cannabis and THC are rescheduled under international drug treaties Cannabis and THC are currently Schedule IV, the most restricted schedule WHO recommends cannabis is moved to Schedule 1, the lowest schedule The UN body also intends to remind governments that CBD is “not under international control [...]