All the latest medical marijuana news from around the globe.

Cannabis Refugee: Warwickshire family forced out of UK so epileptic son can access cannabis treatment

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis Oil, Children, Epilepsy, Legalisation, News, Psychosis, Schizophrenia|

Alfie Dingley, 5, suffers a rare form of epilepsy which cannot be treated with modern, pharmaceutical medications Suffering hundreds of seizures a day, his family feels their only choice is to move the child to the Netherlands The family are trying to appealing for donations to help fund their move to The Hague [...]

Impact of legalisation: Cannabis legalisation lowers teenage use to 20-year low in America

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, News, Research, Teenagers|

Teen use of cannabis has dropped to lowest level since 1994 Adult use of recreational has increased Is legalisation the only way to prevent children from accessing cannabis? New data from the most recent report on cannabis use amongst teenagers may have just debunked the argument that legalising cannabis will lead to more [...]

Largest survey on CBD finds nearly half of users are able to stop taking traditional medications

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Anxiety, Cannabis, CBD, Depression, Featured Research, Inflammation, Legalisation, Migraines, News, Opiates, Opioids, Research|

Survey found that 42% of new CBD users were able to stop taking pharmaceutical medicines 80% of respondents found CBD to be "very or extremely effective" in treating conditions 55% of respondents were female Can CBD become the UK's main medicinal cannabis product? Evidence from the largest ever survey on CBD is suggesting [...]

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 [...]

Supermarkets in Switzerland start selling CBD cigarettes

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Cannabis, CBD, E-Cigs, Hemp, News|

Swiss tobacco company launches world’s first legal cannabis-tobacco cigarette product Cannabis was decriminalized in Switzerland in 2012 Around 500,000 people consume cannabis in Switzerland per year Annual sales of legal cannabis reach around 100 million francs Could this be the future of CBD products?   The world’s first legal “tobacco-hemp cigarettes” have gone [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Poland Votes to Legalise Medical Cannabis so Doctors can Prescribe

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Community, Legalisation, News, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Poland has granted desperate patients a lifeline by voting to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes last week. Lawmakers in Polan have voted to legalise medical cannabis Heavy regulations remain on the type of cannabinoids available Cultivation of medical cannabis in the country is still prohibited In an overwhelming majority, 443 MPs voted [...]