Australian researchers launch world’s first clinical trial to treat brain cancer with medical cannabis

By | March 4th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Chemotherapy, Doctors, Endocannabinoids, News, Research, THC|

Researchers in Australia became first in world to investigate THC as brain cancer treatment in a clinical trial Brain cancers have some of the lowest survival rates Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common type of malignant brain tumour in the UK Over 2,000 are diagnosed with GBM each year in England Research started [...]

Over half of seniors who have tried CBD report an “Improved Quality Of Life”

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Cannabis Oil, CBD, News, Research, UK, USA|

Study of 1,000 seniors found 9% tried CBD for medical purposes 51% of those reported an improved quality of life 61% reported a reduction in pain Inflammation was the primary reasons seniors are using CBD (42%) 89% said they would recommend CBD to family or friends A new study has found fresh evidence [...]

New research claims 7% of Americans already use CBD

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Epidiolex, News, USA|

Nearly 7% of Americans are already using CBD, survey finds Researchers at Cowen estimate the CBD market could reach $16 billion by 2025 CBD most popular among 18-34-year-olds Tinctures account for 44% of use, followed by topicals at 26% New analysis has found that nearly 7% of Americans are already using increasingly popular [...]

British CBD Cafe offering job as “Professional Spliff Roller,” despite CBD cannabis being illegal

By | February 26th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, News, UK|

Hemp Earth Dispensary is looking for a “professional spliff roller” The successful candidate will be paid £10 per hour to roll spliffs with CBD cannabis However, CBD flowers, just like cannabis, are illegal in the UK Cannabis, the flower, is illegal, regardless of its cannabinoid content The Hemp Earth Dispensary, in Brighton, is [...]

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 [...]

British Company gets first legal license to grow medical cannabis on Guernsey 

By | February 16th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Featured News, Guernsey, Interviews, News, THC, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Original Alternative has secured permission to start growing cannabis, not hemp, on the island of Guernsey Plants and cannabis products can have as high as 3% THC on Guernsey Mainland customers will not be able to purchase THC containing oils “Guernsey has opened up a world of opportunities for us.” Guernsey’s Government [...]

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 [...]

School nurses in Colorado can now treat students with medical cannabis

By | February 13th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Colorado, News, Uncategorised|

Bill HB18-1286 will allow nurses to give children at school medical cannabis Children will require a note from their parents and school principal Previously parents were allowed to come into schools to administer medication Medicines must be non-smokable Colorado has taken another step forward in improving healthcare for medical cannabis patients. A new [...]

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 CBD has potential to be used in skin cancer treatments

By | February 5th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Chemotherapy, Endocannabinoids, News, Research|

New research suggests CBD could be used to help treat skin cancer Mice tested with CBD lived longer than those untreated, and had a greater quality of life than those treated with traditional cancer medication Skin cancer is the 5th most common cancer in the UK A new study has found that Cannabidiol [...]