Exclusive: Meet the Brazilian who legally provides 1000s of children with medical cannabis

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Autism, Brazil, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Charity, Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured, Featured News, Interviews, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, Mothers, News, Pain, Parent, Patient Stories, Research, THC, Uncategorised|

The ABRACE Foundation (Associação Brasileira de Apoio Cannabis Esperança) in Brazil supplies over 1000 patients with medical cannabis every day. In 2016, the foundation was given legal permission to continue producing, extracting and providing medical cannabis. This “medical cannabis” is not GMP certified and has not been produced by GW, Tilray or any [...]

Philippines passes bill legalising medical cannabis

By | February 11th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, Phillipines|

Medical cannabis will be legalised in Philippines after historic vote The bill passed 163-5-3 The country’s former President has admitted to using medical cannabis where it is legal Any patient suffering from “debilitating medical condition” will qualify Medical cannabis has effectively been legalised in the Philippines following a historic vote. The House of [...]

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 [...]

We Need You! Have your views on cannabis heard by British Government

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, How To, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Parliament’s Health and Social Care Committee is requesting the public to submit written applications to help inform their debate on the future of medical cannabis policies. This is your opportunity as a patient to have your voice heard by those who are responsible for drug policy in the UK. This is your chance to get your personal [...]

40% of American patients ditch other pharmaceutical prescription drugs for medical cannabis

By | January 21st, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Doctors, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, Research, USA|

Over 2.1 million Americans have legal medical cannabis prescriptions A new University of Michigan study found that the 44% of respondent quit another drug altogether for cannabis 38% reduced the amount of a different drug they were taking Nearly one-third of medical cannabis patients don't tell their doctor of their cannabis use Yet [...]

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 [...]

MPs criticise NHS over failure to prescribe medical cannabis

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, News, NHS, Parent, THC, UK|

MPs have condemned the British Government for failing to provide medical cannabis to desperate patients Patients currently must have costly, private prescriptions in order to access legal medical cannabis Jorja Emerson’s family has to pay almost £10,000 a year (£833.75 per month) for her medical cannabis prescription for intractable epilepsy MPs have condemned [...]

Irish Health Minister announces plans to allow famers to grow cannabis

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, growing, Ireland, Legalisation, News|

Irish farmers could be soon growing cannabis for medical purpsoes Ireland’s Health Minister made comments on TV suggesting he’d prefer to grow the plants on Irish soil rather than import Medical cannabis could be legal in Ireland by the end of 2019 A bill which would legalise medical cannabis passed through the Dáil [...]

Thai parliament unanimously votes to legalise medical cannabis in “New Year’s Gift”

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Legalisation, News, Thailand|

Thailand became the first South East Asian country to officially legalise medical cannabis Recreational cannabis remains banned Kratom will also be legalised Foreign pharmaceutical firms are already trying to dominate the market with patents for cannabinoid-medications In a historic vote, Thailand’s parliament voted to approve cannabis for medical and research purposes on Christmas [...]

Severely epileptic girl first to be prescribed medical cannabis but still cannot acquire in the UK

By | December 6th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Children, Legalisation, News, UK|

Jorja Emerson is believed to be the first child prescribed medical cannabis in the UK since the law changed The 2-year-old has a severe form of epilepsy, suffering up to 30 seizures a day The private prescription would cost around £3,000 every 3 months The family from Ireland would have to travel to [...]