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 [...]

Malta’s government proposes to legalise cannabis-based medicines

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Legalisation, Malta, News|

Malta’s government has proposed allowing doctors to prescribe cannabis for medical purposes Family doctors will be able to prescribe cannabinoid-based medications without a specialist’s consent Herbal cannabis will remain illegal under proposals Malta’s Parliament has begun debating legislation concerning the legalisation of the use of medical cannabis. Chris Fearne, Malta’s Health Minister, announced [...]

Three game changing studies on medical cannabis

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Autism, Bone, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Chemotherapy, Children, Epidiolex, Featured Research, GW Pharma, Legalisation, Research, Research Reviews|

Words by Fergus Simpson With Cannabis now being legalised recreationally and/or medicinally in 29 states of America, and the district of Columbia, it is no surprise that there has been a whole lot more reputable research coming out onto the whiteboard. In Australia, Puerto Rico, Poland, Czech Republic, Canada, Croatia and Macedonia it is [...]

Luxembourg Prime Minister calls for medical cannabis

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Legalisation, News|

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel called for medical cannabis “in exceptional circumstances” last week` Medical cannabis will only be sold in hospital pharmacies Possession of small personal amounts has been decriminalised for almost 20 years Luxembourg could be the next European country to legalise cannabis for medical purposes after their Prime Minister made comments [...]

Devon cancer patient freed by judge after being caught growing medical cannabis

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Pain, Prison, Terminal, UK|

A group of terminally ill patients formed a cannabis club to help provide pain relief Christopher Ostermeyer was handed a suspended sentence after a judge learned why they were growing the illegal herb Two of the club of four have passed away A group of cancer patients in Devon banded together to set [...]

Heroic Mother’s Help Legalise Medical Marijuana In Peru

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Legalisation, News, Peru|

Peru’s Congress legalised cannabis for medicinal purposes last week Cannabis oil will now be legal to produce, import and sell The proposal to decriminalise the drug came after police raided a makeshift laboratory where a group of women made cannabis oil for their sick children Peru has become the largest country in the [...]

Opioid deaths fall in Colorado following recreational cannabis legalisation

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis, Colorado, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research, USA|

Legalisation of recreational cannabis in Colorado is saving lives according to new research Opioid deaths fell by 6.5% two years after Colorado legalised cannabis for recreational purposes in 2015 10,000 of people die from opioid abuse in America every year According to new research, legalisation of recreational cannabis in Colorado has led to [...]

Billy Caldwell Unites Northern Irish Politicians for Parliament Protest

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Featured, Featured News, Interviews, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, MS, News, Patient Stories|

Every political party in Northern Ireland have “been united” by Billy Caldwell, the first patient to be legally prescribed cannabis oil on the NHS Hundreds are expected to protest outside Northern Ireland’s Parliament next week for the legalisation of medicinal cannabis Members from Shin Fein, the Ulster Unionist Party, the Green Party and [...]

Hero British Mother “Saved” Severely Brain Damaged Child with Medical Cannabis

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Epilepsy, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, UK, UPA|

Louis Bostock has been legally treating her severely brain-damaged daughter, Jayla, for 2 years with cannabis oil The niece of Aston Villa footballer Gabby Agbonlahor is the UK's youngest legally approved Class B drug user Louise has no become an active member in the medical cannabis community, helping to source medication for patients [...]