California University receives $4.7m donation to research CBD and Autism

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, CBD, Featured News, News|

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) received $4.7 million donation to research CBD’s effects on Autism The Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation made the donation The private ‘gift’ is the largest amount ever privately donated to fund medical cannabis research Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the US and over 700,000 people [...]

Zimbabwe legalises cannabis for medical and scientific purposes

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, News, Zimbabwe|

Zimbabwe becomes the second African nation to legalise cannabis for medical and research purposes Lesotho, a tiny nation became the first in Africa to issue a license for medical cannabis last year 5-year licenses will allow holders to cultivate, produce and sell medical cannabis products Cultivation of cannabis previously carried a potential 5-year [...]

“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 [...]

“Cannabis saved my life”: American Grandmother loses over 10 stone using cannabis oil

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, COPD, Diabetes, Edibles, Interviews, Legalisation, Obesity, Opiates, Opioids, Pharmaceuticals, Uncategorised, Weight Loss|

Jenice Gutierrez weighed over 20 stone before using cannabis oil The mother of 3 now weighs less than 10 stone Pharmaceutical medications caused Jenice’s incredible weight gain The grandmother is being forced to leave her family home for her family’s safety An American grandmother has lost over 10 stone (151 pounds) thanks to [...]

Two new studies find opioid use lower in US states with legal cannabis

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, chronic pain, Dispensaries, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research|

Two new studies found opioid use is lower when patients have access to cannabis Legalisation of medical cannabis led to a 6% drop in opioid prescriptions to Medicaid patients Legal recreational use led to additional 6% decrease: more access to cannabis = less chance of opioid addiction 64,000 people died due to opioid [...]

6 beginner tips for startup cannabis dispensaries

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Dispensaries, Fact File, How To, Tutorials, USA|

Kate Harveston guides us through her Top 6 Tips for starting your own cannabis dispensary Twenty years ago, if you had told someone you would be able to someday walk into a public store and purchase marijuana, they probably would have laughed in your face. We’ve come a long way in a short time. [...]

New Survey: No Clear Evidence Cannabis causes Schizophrenia

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Mental Health, News, Research|

Dr. Musa Sami is a British researcher at King’s College London Sami claims if cannabis caused psychosis increased rates of use would be reflected in more diagnoses Cannabis potency has increased since the 60s, yet rates of schizophrenia have stayed the same 2% of UK’s population regularly smoke cannabis (over 4 million people) [...]

Malta votes to legalise Medical Cannabis

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Legalisation, Malta, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Pain|

Malta becomes latest European country to legalise cannabis for medical uses Three conditions qualify: chronic pain, MS, and cancer All forms of medical cannabis will be available, including raw plant CBD will fall under the same category, meaning it cannot be sold over-the-counter €30 million will be invested in the country by 5 Multinational cannabis [...]

“Rolling Stoned – The Science of Weed”: Medical Cannabis Talk Coming To Manchester

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, Community, Legalisation, Patient Stories|

Cannabis talk, hosted by Funzing, is coming to Manchester at the end of April “Rolling Stoned” is looking to raise awareness of the science behing how cannabis works Gary Cooper, a former Biology Lecturer and founder of Coops Roots, will be hosting the event Tickets are on sale now A cannabis talk is [...]

Scottish Mother wins fight with cancer with help of medical cannabis

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, Opiates, Pain, Patient Stories, UK|

Glaswegian mother, Sharon Fitzsimons, claims to have beat her cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and medical cannabis Sharon was able to replace all medications with a 1:1 THC:CBD Cannabis activist group, Tottenham Compassion Club, helped save Sharon from the mercy of criminal street gangs The courageous cancer survivor now wants to help [...]