Lack of medical cannabis prescriptions in the UK due to doctors “lack of knowledge”

By | April 15th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, chronic pain, Doctors, Legalisation, News, UK|

MPs have been told British doctors have a lack of knowledge on medical cannabis Experts believe this is why so few medical cannabis prescriptions have been granted Professor Mike Barnes told the Government doctors “do not understand the nature of cannabis” MPs have been told that doctors are not prescribing medical cannabis to [...]

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 [...]

UK Charity launches medical cannabis oil trial to help treat rare skin condition

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Charity, chronic pain, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pharmaceuticals, Research, THC, UK|

A trial has been launched to see if cannabis can help treat Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), which causes the skin to easily blister and tear The study will take place in the Netherlands, where cannabis research laws are less restrictive EB affects more than 5,000 people in the UK, causing pain and itching, with [...]

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 [...]

Ireland grants first medical cannabis license for chronic pain

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, chronic pain, Epilepsy, Ireland, MS, News, Pain|

A license has been granted for medicinal cannabis for chronic pain sufferers for the first time in Ireland Chronic Pain Ireland was instrumental in securing chronic pain on the ailments medicinal cannabis can be prescribed for The measure has been approved on a temporary three-month basis Around 20% of Ireland’s population suffers from [...]