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 [...]

Multinational Cannabis firm to open first medical cannabis clinic in the Manchester, UK

By | March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Doctors, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, Inflammation, Legalisation, Mental Health, Mothers, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, NHS, UK, UPA|

Clinics providing cannabinoid-based medications will open in the UK later this year They will be the first in the UK, expanding options for patients desperate to get medical cannabis prescriptions Only 4 patients in the UK have been granted private prescriptions in the UK, costing tens of thousands per yer Professor Mike Barnes [...]

Over half of seniors who have tried CBD report an “Improved Quality Of Life”

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Cannabis Oil, CBD, News, Research, UK, USA|

Study of 1,000 seniors found 9% tried CBD for medical purposes 51% of those reported an improved quality of life 61% reported a reduction in pain Inflammation was the primary reasons seniors are using CBD (42%) 89% said they would recommend CBD to family or friends A new study has found fresh evidence [...]

British CBD Cafe offering job as “Professional Spliff Roller,” despite CBD cannabis being illegal

By | February 26th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, News, UK|

Hemp Earth Dispensary is looking for a “professional spliff roller” The successful candidate will be paid £10 per hour to roll spliffs with CBD cannabis However, CBD flowers, just like cannabis, are illegal in the UK Cannabis, the flower, is illegal, regardless of its cannabinoid content The Hemp Earth Dispensary, in Brighton, is [...]

British Company gets first legal license to grow medical cannabis on Guernsey 

By | February 16th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Featured News, Guernsey, Interviews, News, THC, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Original Alternative has secured permission to start growing cannabis, not hemp, on the island of Guernsey Plants and cannabis products can have as high as 3% THC on Guernsey Mainland customers will not be able to purchase THC containing oils “Guernsey has opened up a world of opportunities for us.” Guernsey’s Government [...]

Isle of Man considers widening access to medical cannabis

By | February 12th, 2019|Categories: Isle of Man, Legalisation, News, UK|

he Isle of Man’s Government is asking citizens for their views on medical cannabis The Government has launched a survey to gather opinions Health Minister David Ashford currently denies scientific evidence supporting the efficacy of medical cannabis Doctors plead with Ministers to be “more pragmatic” Following the legalisation of medical cannabis in mainland [...]

We Need You! Have your views on cannabis heard by British Government

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, How To, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Parliament’s Health and Social Care Committee is requesting the public to submit written applications to help inform their debate on the future of medical cannabis policies. This is your opportunity as a patient to have your voice heard by those who are responsible for drug policy in the UK. This is your chance to get your personal [...]

Research finds patients build a tolerance to CBD-isolated medicines

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Interviews, Mothers, News, Parent, Patient Stories, Research, THC, UK, Uncategorised|

Research has shown patients build tolerances to CBD-isolated medicines Evidence suggests THC could potentially reduce resistance Using different strains may also help reduce CBD tolerance levels Medical cannabis was partially legalised in the UK in late 2018., but few patients have managed to obtain legal prescriptions. Among those lucky few who do have [...]

CBD sales to be banned in UK for 18 months by Trading Standards watchdog

By | January 29th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, News, UK|

The Food Standards Agency views CBD as a 'novel food' needing approval Trading Standards has been instructed to pull items from shops for up to 18 months CDB oil is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid, hailed for its apparent ability to help treat muscle pains and mental illnesses British watchdogs are planning to ban sales of popular [...]

Scottish Child One of Ten Wins Victory to be prescribed Medical Cannabis Oil

By | January 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceutical, Mothers, News, Parent, Patient Stories, THC, UK|

Scottish child, Cole Thomson, is set to be one of 10 children to receive a prescription for Epidolex Cole suffers drug-resistant epilepsy Up to 7000 children in Scotland have been diagnosed with epilepsy The East Kilbride News revealed yesterday that Cole Thomson, 6, will be one of only 10 children in Scotland to [...]