Desperate for legal access to medical cannabis, Mother from Hull slams doctors for “playing God” with her epileptic son

By | August 9th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Children, Epilepsy, News, UK|

When medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, British patients desperate for legal access thought their long wait was finally over. However, patients like James Walker, who suffers severe epilepsy, are still waiting for prescriptions for the medication on the NHS. Now, Gina, 45, James’ mother, is speaking out about [...]

Thailand to launch five new medical cannabis products in August

By | July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Legalisation, News, Research, Uncategorised|

Thailand is set to launch five new medical cannabis products next month, according to reports. Thailand’s Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (TTAM) has announced that it intend to release two manufactured and three “ready-to-mix” recipes for cannabis-based medicines to hospitals and doctors across the country next month, providing it can acquire [...]

British hemp farm, Hempen, has license to grow hemp for CBD revoked, threatening the future of the UK hemp and CBD industry

By | July 23rd, 2019|Categories: CBD, Hemp, News, UK|

Hemp has a long history in Britain. It was believed to be first cultivated as far back as 800 AD in England. In fact, hemp was integral to the success of the British navy. Hemp had such important to the navy that in 1533, Henry VIII made hemp cultivation the law of the [...]

Survey finds medical cannabis helps relieve pain in over 90% of arthritis patients

By | June 19th, 2019|Categories: Arthritis, Cannabis, CBD, News, Patients, Research|

A new study has found anecdotal evidence that medical cannabis, including CBD, is helping relieve pain in arthritis sufferers. CreakyJoints, a part of the nonprofit Global Healthy Living Foundation, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 arthritis patients to “delve deeper into their usage of cannabis and CBD.” In research presented at the 2019 [...]

British diving hero opens the UK’s first CBD oil hotel

By | June 5th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Coffee, News, UK|

A British diver, famous for taking part in the heroic ‘Thai Cave Rescue’, has opened the UK’s first ‘cannabis oil hotel.’ Tim Acton, 39, was part of the heroic rescue team which caught the attention of the world when they saved 12 Thai schoolchildren and their football coach who were trapped in a [...]

Inventor of Jelly Belly launches new CBD-infused jelly beans

By | May 30th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Edibles, News|

CBD is about to become a little sweeter. David Klein, the creator of world famous sweets, Jelly Belly, is starting a new line of cannabis-infused jelly beans. Spectrum Confections, Klein’s new company, will add cannabidiol (CBD) to 38 flavours of jelly bean, including Pina Colada, Strawberry Cheesecake, Mango and Toasted Marshmallow. Speaking to [...]

Inventor of Jelly Belly launches new CBD-infused jelly beans

By | May 30th, 2019|Categories: CBD, Edibles, News, UK, USA|

CBD is about to become a little sweeter. David Klein, the creator of world famous sweets, Jelly Belly, is starting a new line of cannabis-infused jelly beans. Spectrum Confections, Klein’s new company, will add cannabidiol (CBD) to 38 flavours of jelly bean, including Pina Colada, Strawberry Cheesecake, Mango and Toasted Marshmallow. Speaking [...]

Ozzy Osbourne is taking CBD oil to deal with ‘terrible pain’ following fall

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Celebrities, News|

Ozzy Osbourne is using CBD for “terrible pain” The rock legend opted for CBD over traditional painkillers due to past addictions Sharon, his wife, made the revelation on ITV’s This Morning Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne is the latest celebrity to endorse CBD as a medicine. Sharon Osbourne revealed on ITV’s Loose Women that [...]

New study finds that CBD can be effective in treating heroin addiction

By | May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Anxiety, Cannabis, CBD, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, Mental Health, News, Research, USA|

American researchers have found more evidence that CBD can be used to help treat addiction to heroin Addicts given CBD were 2-3 times less likely to exhibit cravings for heroin than those given placebos Anxiety and stress levels were also significantly lower in those who were given CBD A new study has found [...]

New study to investigate if using cannabis for morning-sickness is safe for the baby

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Children, Mothers, News, Pregnant, Research, THC, USA|

The University of Washington wants to find the impact of using cannabis while pregnant The number of pregnant women using cannabis to treat morning-sickness has nearly doubled in 7 years Previous studies looked at cannabis use in conjunction with other substances, “No one has looked at marijuana use exclusively” The University of Washington, [...]