Zimbabwe legalises cannabis for medical and scientific purposes

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, News, Zimbabwe|

Zimbabwe becomes the second African nation to legalise cannabis for medical and research purposes Lesotho, a tiny nation became the first in Africa to issue a license for medical cannabis last year 5-year licenses will allow holders to cultivate, produce and sell medical cannabis products Cultivation of cannabis previously carried a potential 5-year [...]

“Cannabis allows me to be the parent I always knew I could be” – Mother with ADHD uses medical cannabis to help raise her children

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: ADHD, Canada, Cannabis, Children, Edibles, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Parent, Patient Stories|

Canadian mother, Laura, claims cannabis makes her a better parent Laura suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) Laura has been blogging about how medical cannabis has changed her life as a parent since January Anecdotal accounts and studies have found ADHD patients are finding success with medical cannabis treatments Can cannabis really [...]

“Cannabis saved my life”: American Grandmother loses over 10 stone using cannabis oil

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, COPD, Diabetes, Edibles, Interviews, Legalisation, Obesity, Opiates, Opioids, Pharmaceuticals, Uncategorised, Weight Loss|

Jenice Gutierrez weighed over 20 stone before using cannabis oil The mother of 3 now weighs less than 10 stone Pharmaceutical medications caused Jenice’s incredible weight gain The grandmother is being forced to leave her family home for her family’s safety An American grandmother has lost over 10 stone (151 pounds) thanks to [...]

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 [...]

Malta votes to legalise Medical Cannabis

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Legalisation, Malta, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Pain|

Malta becomes latest European country to legalise cannabis for medical uses Three conditions qualify: chronic pain, MS, and cancer All forms of medical cannabis will be available, including raw plant CBD will fall under the same category, meaning it cannot be sold over-the-counter €30 million will be invested in the country by 5 Multinational cannabis [...]

“Rolling Stoned – The Science of Weed”: Medical Cannabis Talk Coming To Manchester

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, Community, Legalisation, Patient Stories|

Cannabis talk, hosted by Funzing, is coming to Manchester at the end of April “Rolling Stoned” is looking to raise awareness of the science behing how cannabis works Gary Cooper, a former Biology Lecturer and founder of Coops Roots, will be hosting the event Tickets are on sale now A cannabis talk is [...]

Scottish Mother wins fight with cancer with help of medical cannabis

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, Opiates, Pain, Patient Stories, UK|

Glaswegian mother, Sharon Fitzsimons, claims to have beat her cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and medical cannabis Sharon was able to replace all medications with a 1:1 THC:CBD Cannabis activist group, Tottenham Compassion Club, helped save Sharon from the mercy of criminal street gangs The courageous cancer survivor now wants to help [...]

Medical Cannabis Cultivation Bill Passes Greek Parliament

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Greece, Legalisation, News|

Greek politicians voted in favor of Greece’s newest Medical Cannabis Bill The Bill will legalise the cultivation and manufacturing of medical cannabis in Greece The Bill faced opposition from left-leaning Parties, such as New Democracy and the Communist Party Greece’s Parliament voted last Thursday to approve the cultivation and manufacturing of cannabis for [...]

Coming Home for Christmas: Vera Twomey finally secures medical cannabis license for her daughter

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Amsterdam, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, News|

Vera Twomey has finally secured a medical cannabis license for her young daughter, Ava Barry, who suffers from severe epilepsy Ava has been forced to flee to Holland where she could legally access medical cannabis Before cannabis, Ava was suffering 100s of epileptic seizures a week “We’ll be home for Christmas and she’s [...]

Raising Aidan: Heroic South African mother risks freedom to treat son with cannabis oil

By | November 24th, 2017|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Children, Costello Syndrome, Interviews, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, Mothers, South Africa|

Brave Melissa Botha has been using cannabis to treat her son who suffers rare genetic disorder Costello Syndrome Aidan is 1 of only 3 South Africans diagnosed with the condition which leaves him “very prone to cancer” Cannabis is still illegal in South Africa Raising Aidan Foundation launches February next year Medical cannabis [...]