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 [...]

NHS to launch review as British families forced to pay £40k for medical cannabis prescriptions

By | May 14th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, GW Pharma, GW Pharmaceutical, Home Grow, Legalisation, News|

Government drug task force APPG has put 22 families to speak to the NHS Patients must pay up to £40,000 per year to get a private prescription for medical cannabis No prescriptions have been given on the NHS for medical cannabis Twenty-two UK families who have been forced to pay £10,000s for private [...]

Study finds that long-term cannabis users are physically healthier than non-cannabis users

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: GW Pharmaceutical, Inflammation, Legalisation, New Zealand, News, Obesity, Research, Teenagers, THC, USA, Weight Loss|

1,037 New Zealanders were studied over 38 year period Researchers found cannabis users have superior metabolic health than non-cannabis users The only negative effect cannabis has on the physical body is in the teeth A study has found evidence that cannabis doesn’t harm the human body, even with long-term use. Researchers at Arizona [...]

House of Lords criticises British Government for failing “desperate” medical cannabis patients

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, House of Lords, Legalisation, Mental Health, Mothers, Multiple Sclerosis, News, NHS, Opioids, Pain, Patient Stories, Police, Psychosis, Research, Seizures, Smoking, THC, UK|

Lords slammed the British Government for failing medical cannabis patients  Only four patients have received a prescription for medical cannabis  Some patients are forced to travel abroad for their prescriptions One Lord claimed “majority of terrorists” in the UK are heavy users of cannabis Members of the House of Lords slammed the British Government [...]

Uruguayan cannabis companies to begin exporting to other countries

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, News, THC, Uruguay|

Uruguay legalised cannabis in December 2013 Citizens can legally purchase, use and grow cannabis at home The country now hopes to become a world leader in medical cannabis exports Uruguay rewrote history in 2013 when the country became the first to fully legalise cannabis for recreational use for all citizens. Citizens and legal [...]

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 [...]

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription to UK patients “within a month”

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Doctors, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Pharmaceuticals, Smoking, THC, UK, Uncategorised|

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription in the UK within a month Cannabinoid medications have previously only been available on a case by case basis, reserved for “exceptional circumstances” Patients will no longer be forced to try other drugs before using cannabinoid treatments Medical cannabis could be available to patients in the [...]

Emmerdale’s Leah Bracknell reveals she is using cannabis oil to treat her terminal lung cancer

By | October 7th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Daily Mail, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, Lungs, Mothers, News, Opioids, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell was diagnosed with terminal stage four lung cancer in 2016 Bracknell believes cannabis is to thank for slowing down the progress of her illness The actress has pleaded with the Tory Government to legalise cannabis for medical purposes With more and more celebrities revealing they are saving their own [...]

UK Largest Producer of Medical Cannabis in World yet Still Denies Access to Citizens

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured News, GW Pharmaceutical, News|

A new UN report revealed that the UK is world’s largest producer of medical cannabis More than 95 tonnes of legal cannabis was grown in the UK in 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals, owned by British Sugar, is the main manufacturer Medical cannabis remains illegal in the UK A new report from the UN’s International [...]