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 [...]

Hazel: Mobility Issues and CBD Oil

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Pain, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Mobility Issues Ingestion Method: Orally, under the tongue Bio: I’m Hazel from Brighton. I was bitten by a tick in the groin about two years ago. I’m Hazel from Brighton. I was bitten by a tick in the groin about two years ago. After that I suffered depression for about a [...]

Steve – Cannabis and Pain

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Pain, Patient Stories|

Ailment: Pain Ingestion Method: Cream and Oil Bio: My name is Steve. I have been a painter/decorator and general builder for 35 years. In my younger years nothing troubled me at all, I’ve been healthy my whole life. But in the last 5-10 years through the repetitiveness of my work, my shoulder [...]

Study Indicates Cannabis Safer than Painkillers

By | October 8th, 2015|Categories: Pain|

Study Indicates Cannabis Safer than Painkillers Nearly two million Americans are addicted to painkillers, and 16,000 fatally overdosed in 2013. According to a press release Tuesday, researchers at McGill University Health Centre in Montreal found cannabis to be a safer approach to chronic pain. It's the first time cannabis has been studied for chronic pain [...]

Understanding your Body and its Relationship with Cannabis

By | July 8th, 2015|Categories: Pain|

My first position in health care was in a hospital Emergency room and Intensive Care Unit and then went on to do home care for the dying. During this time I was published in nursing and respiratory care journals on a subject I coined as “The Emotional Needs of Critical Care Patients.” I was asked [...]

Does Cannabis Help Treat Neuropathic Pain?

By | June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Pain|

I discovered during my research that there remains a paucity of clinical data on cannabis for treating skin and many other disorders. However, the bandwagon of research clearly is the use of cannabis in treating numerous forms of pain, including a very special type called neuropathic pain. Here, there exists a wealth of information. WHAT [...]

How Cannabis can help Chronic Pain, as explained by a Scientist

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Pain|

Since ancient times its been known that cannabis can provide relief from a variety of different types of pain.  Recent estimates show that chronic pain affects up to 7.8 million people in the United Kingdom alone and the current pharmaceutical strategies for mitigating chronic pain have led to the addiction to nearly one million of [...]