Hero Scottish Mother risks jail to treat dying cancer-stricken daughter with medical cannabis

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Children, Interviews, Mothers, News, Pain, UK|

Sandra Munford, 53, risks everything for her eldest daughter, Kate Kate, 21, has had four major operations in the battle against a brain tumour Sandra spends £1,300 a month importing cannabis capsules from Canada Sandra now wants a change in the law to make cannabis products for medical purposes legal A brave Scottish [...]

Two new studies find opioid use lower in US states with legal cannabis

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, chronic pain, Dispensaries, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research|

Two new studies found opioid use is lower when patients have access to cannabis Legalisation of medical cannabis led to a 6% drop in opioid prescriptions to Medicaid patients Legal recreational use led to additional 6% decrease: more access to cannabis = less chance of opioid addiction 64,000 people died due to opioid [...]

Malta votes to legalise Medical Cannabis

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Legalisation, Malta, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Pain|

Malta becomes latest European country to legalise cannabis for medical uses Three conditions qualify: chronic pain, MS, and cancer All forms of medical cannabis will be available, including raw plant CBD will fall under the same category, meaning it cannot be sold over-the-counter €30 million will be invested in the country by 5 Multinational cannabis [...]

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 [...]

Ireland grants first medical cannabis license for chronic pain

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, chronic pain, Epilepsy, Ireland, MS, News, Pain|

A license has been granted for medicinal cannabis for chronic pain sufferers for the first time in Ireland Chronic Pain Ireland was instrumental in securing chronic pain on the ailments medicinal cannabis can be prescribed for The measure has been approved on a temporary three-month basis Around 20% of Ireland’s population suffers from [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Can medical marijuana replace pharmaceutical pain medications?

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research, USA|

Cannabis has been used medically to treat pain for centuries Latest study conducted on cannabis as a pain treatment found 97% of patients “strongly agreed” that they were able to decrease the number of opiates they consume when they also used cannabis Findings could pose serious risk to the future of pharmaceutical opioid-based [...]

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 [...]