California University receives $4.7m donation to research CBD and Autism

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, CBD, Featured News, News|

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) received $4.7 million donation to research CBD’s effects on Autism The Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation made the donation The private ‘gift’ is the largest amount ever privately donated to fund medical cannabis research Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the US and over 700,000 people [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cannabinoids in combination with chemotherapy found “most effective” at killing cancer cells

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Chemotherapy, Doctors, Endocannabinoids, Featured News, Legalisation, News, THC, UK|

New research confirms that cannabinoids can be effective in killing leukaemia cells, particularly in combination with chemotherapy The study also found that cannabinoids are most effective when used after chemo treatment It also confirmed that cannabinoids possess anticancer properties on their own St. George’s University of London may have just proven that cannabis [...]

British Politician Calls for Legalisation of Cannabis

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Featured News, Legalisation, News|Tags: , , , , , |

British politicians call for public to “break the law” and smoke cannabis British MPs, Jeff Smith and Paul Flynn, called on British Parliament to legalise cannabis Cannabis is still Schedule 1 drug in the U.K., meaning the British Government views it as having no medicinal value Two British politician pleaded with the House [...]

“Billy’s Bud”: New CBD Rich Cannabis Oil to be Available on the NHS

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Doctors, Featured, Featured News, News, Seizures, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

“Billy’s Bud”: New CBD oil named after Billy Caldwell, the first patient to be prescribed cannabis oil on NHS have released a CBD oil named after Billy Caldwell The 11-year Irish boy’s parents have claimed cannabis saved the boy’s life The CBD oil will be legal to buy in the UK US Pharmaceutical [...]

Greece Legalises Marijuana for Medical Purposes

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Featured News, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

Greece becomes sixth EU country to legalise cannabis for medical purposes Doctors will soon be able to prescribe cannabis for several medical uses It’s yet to be seen if Greece will allow legalisation to extend to recreational use Proposal is expected to boost Greece’s faltering economy Cannabis has just been recognised as having [...]

Could Cannabis Offer New Hope to Autistic Children?

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Autism, Brain, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Endocannabinoids, Featured News, Israel, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

Why keeping medicinal cannabis illegal could be hindering life changing autism research Anecdotal evidence of success stories with cannabis treatment for autism is coming from parents across the world Israel has just launched a revolutionary new study testing effects of medicinal cannabis on 120 autistic participants CBD, the non-psychoactive seems to be the [...]