“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 [...]

New Survey: No Clear Evidence Cannabis causes Schizophrenia

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Mental Health, News, Research|

Dr. Musa Sami is a British researcher at King’s College London Sami claims if cannabis caused psychosis increased rates of use would be reflected in more diagnoses Cannabis potency has increased since the 60s, yet rates of schizophrenia have stayed the same 2% of UK’s population regularly smoke cannabis (over 4 million people) [...]

Could CBD help treat schizophrenia?

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Mental Health, News, Psychosis, Research, Schizophrenia|

Recent studies show cannabidiol (CBD) may have the potential to treat neurological conditions such as schizophrenia and Tourettes Researchers are now calling for a closer look at CBD and its potential for certain mental health conditions for which more 'traditional' treatments have failed CBD improved cognition and social interaction in rats 220,000 people [...]

New study finds no link between cannabis and psychosis

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Mental Health, Psychosis, Research|

Research from the U.K., Ireland and Denmark may have debunked one of the strongest arguments against cannabis The study found no increased risk for psychosis in cannabis users who abstain from other “drug use”   A new study, published in Drugs and Alcohol Today, has claimed that there is no increased risk for [...]

Is Medical Cannabis the Answer to Britain’s Growing Pharmaceutical Drug Crisis?

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Depression, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, MS, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Pharmaceuticals, Research, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thousands of people overdose on pharmaceutical prescription drugs every year in the UK 1,195 people overdosed on legal pharmaceutical drugs in 2014 A leading pathologist recently called for prescription painkiller Tramadol to be upgraded to a Class A following hundreds of deaths relating to the drug Thousands of patients worldwide have been replacing [...]

Autism and Marijuana: Mother’s Battle for Whole Plant Research

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, ASD, Autism, Brain, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Doctors, Featured News, Israel, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Pain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

She’s an Israeli mother of 3 boys, her oldest, Yuval, 23,  is severely Autistic and treated successfully with cannabis after years of agony. As an activist for years in promoting the rights and legislation for ASD Children and adults in Israel, Via ‘ALUT – the society for autistic children in Israel and [...]

Marijuana and Mental Health: The Miseducation Of Reefer Madness

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Depression, Featured News, GW Pharma, Legalisation, Mental Health, News, Psychosis, Schizophrenia|

As anyone taking a modicum of notice will know, the UK currently finds itself in the grip of mental health crisis. The current situation sees around 6000 people per year commit suicide, of which almost 75% are men, with those under the age of 45 being the greatest affected (The Independent 2016). According [...]

Cannabis and Increased Risk of Mental Illness

By | July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|

CANNABIS AND INCREASED RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS From the University of Warwick located in the heart of England, adjacent to the city of Coventry, a research team set out to examine whether cannabis consumption made patients manic or if mania symptoms preceded pot use. In 2015, they published their disturbing findings in the Journal of Affective [...]

4 Key Studies on Cannabis and Mental Health

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|

4 Key Studies on Cannabis and Mental Health Although opponents of marijuana reform have screamed time and time again that marijuana can make you go crazy, paranoid, delusional, schizophrenic, and what else; luckily, advocates now have a legit scientific study that confirms the opponents are wrong. According to the new research published in the Journal [...]

Jumping the Hurdles: Cannabis Research and Mental Health

By | June 17th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|

The bewildering humming sounds resembling jackhammer's fill the free space between my brain and the inside of the MRI machine. Lying motionless to such a degree that I focus on my lungs retracting and expanding, ensuring my slight movements will not alter the instruments outcomes. A million dollar state-of-the-art machine braking down boundaries, allowing the [...]