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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

‘CBD More Effective for Psychosis than Prescription Drugs’, Dr. Christopher Rasmussen

By | July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Psychosis|

While THC rich strains of pot can potentiate an already psychotic or prepsychotic state, CBD alone or CBD rich stains of weed, actually behave as antipsychotics. Yes, you heard correctly. CBD is emerging as a potent antipsychotic medication as seen below. In 2012 an elegant, randomized, double-blinded trial headed by doctors Leweke, and Piomelli in [...]

CBD Treats Psychosis With Fewer Side Effects, New Study Finds

By | March 3rd, 2015|Categories: CBD, Psychosis|

According to a review published in the November issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, non-psychotropic cannabinoid Cananbidiol (CBD) alleviates psychotic symptoms has high potential as an alternative treatment for psychosis. Based on the preclinical and clinical data on the use of CBD as an antipsychotic agent, investigators in the Netherlands and the UK reported that both [...]