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 [...]

Research finds patients build a tolerance to CBD-isolated medicines

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Interviews, Mothers, News, Parent, Patient Stories, Research, THC, UK, Uncategorised|

Research has shown patients build tolerances to CBD-isolated medicines Evidence suggests THC could potentially reduce resistance Using different strains may also help reduce CBD tolerance levels Medical cannabis was partially legalised in the UK in late 2018., but few patients have managed to obtain legal prescriptions. Among those lucky few who do have [...]

Irish CBD cafe forced to close after selling illegal CBD “flowers”

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: CBD, Uncategorised|

Irish CBD cafe forced to close after selling illegal CBD “flowers” Blooms Cafe was shut down due to selling illegal CBD flowers The owners falsely believed they could legally retail cannabis so long as it had less than 0.2% THC The retail of any raw cannabis/hemp product is illegal in the UK and [...]

CBD sales to be banned in UK for 18 months by Trading Standards watchdog

By | January 29th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, News, UK|

The Food Standards Agency views CBD as a 'novel food' needing approval Trading Standards has been instructed to pull items from shops for up to 18 months CDB oil is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid, hailed for its apparent ability to help treat muscle pains and mental illnesses British watchdogs are planning to ban sales of popular [...]

Scottish Child One of Ten Wins Victory to be prescribed Medical Cannabis Oil

By | January 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, Mothers, News, Parent, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Scottish child, Cole Thomson, is set to be one of 10 children to receive a prescription for Epidolex Cole suffers drug-resistant epilepsy Up to 7000 children in Scotland have been diagnosed with epilepsy The East Kilbride News revealed yesterday that Cole Thomson, 6, will be one of only 10 children in Scotland to [...]

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 [...]

British man faces death penalty in Bali after receiving cannabis oil in post

By | December 14th, 2018|Categories: Arrested, Bali, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, News|

An unnamed British man, was arrested after receiving a package containing cannabis oil from an address in Thailand The oil reportedly only contains CBD He is one of five people accused by Indonesian police of smuggling They all could face execution A British man could face the death penalty on drug trafficking charges [...]

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 [...]

Lidl brings Cannabidiol (CBD) products to its Swiss stores

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: CBD, Hemp, News, Switzerland|

Lidl is adding two Cannabidiol (CBD) products to its Swiss stores Hemp flowers and pre-rolled CBD cigarettes will be on offer to Swiss customers Local Swiss company “The Botanicals” will supply the CBD products Popular German supermarket Lidl has launched a range of Cannabidiol (CBD) products in its Swiss stores. Teaming up with [...]