New research claims “women are underrepresented by cannabis research,” while finding no link between cannabis and psychosis

By | June 6th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, News, Psychosis, Research, UK, Womean|

Women are being underrepresented in cannabis research, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of York reviewed current research to gain an understanding of possible gaps in the understanding of the relationship between cannabis and schizophrenia. As well as finding a “gender bias” in research, the researchers also found that there [...]

CBD and sleep: Research shows CBD can be used safely to treat insomnia and anxiety

By | April 29th, 2019|Categories: Anxiety, Cannabis, CBD, Insomnia, News, Psychosis, Sleep|

300,000 Brits are currently using CBD Anxiety and insomnia are two popular medical conditions CBD is used to treat American researchers have new evidence to support the use of CBD to treat both anxiety and insomnia 79.2% of patients with anxiety and 66.7% of patients with sleep issues experienced an improvement Cannabidiol (CBD) [...]

House of Lords criticises British Government for failing “desperate” medical cannabis patients

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, House of Lords, Legalisation, Mental Health, Mothers, Multiple Sclerosis, News, NHS, Opioids, Pain, Patient Stories, Police, Psychosis, Research, Seizures, Smoking, THC, UK|

Lords slammed the British Government for failing medical cannabis patients  Only four patients have received a prescription for medical cannabis  Some patients are forced to travel abroad for their prescriptions One Lord claimed “majority of terrorists” in the UK are heavy users of cannabis Members of the House of Lords slammed the British Government [...]

New study finds CBD treats symptoms of psychosis

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: CBD, News, Psychosis, Research, Schizophrenia|

New research suggests Cannabidiol (CBD) could be a powerful antipsychotic The clinical trial was conducted by researchers at King’s College University 220,000 people are being treated for schizophrenia in the UK by the NHS Results from the latest clinical trial on CBD found it has anti-psychotic properties and could be used in the [...]

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 [...]