European Parliament votes on resolution calling for wider legalisation of medical cannabis

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

MEPs have voted to pass a resolution which will help advance medical cannabis in the EU It focuses primarily on increasing scientific research on cannabis in EU countries The resolution is non-binding An early Valentines present for medical cannabis patients across the EU came today, as the EU voted to pass a key [...]

School nurses in Colorado can now treat students with medical cannabis

By | February 13th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Colorado, News, Uncategorised|

Bill HB18-1286 will allow nurses to give children at school medical cannabis Children will require a note from their parents and school principal Previously parents were allowed to come into schools to administer medication Medicines must be non-smokable Colorado has taken another step forward in improving healthcare for medical cannabis patients. A new [...]

British woman successfully treating breast cancer with medical cannabis

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Fiona Russell was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 After using medical cannabis, her tumour went from level 3 to level 2 Over 55,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK Nearly 1,000 women still die of breast cancer every month in the UK Over 55,000 women are diagnosed [...]

Research shows medical cannabis has potential to alleviate symptoms in autistic children

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: ASD, Autism, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Israel, News, Research, Seizures, THC, Uncategorised|

Researchers for Tikun Olam found medical cannabis can treat Autism symptoms in children 30% of patients studied reported a significant improvement in quality of life 34.3% reduced use of other medications Majority of patients were treated with a 20:1 CBD:THC tincture Autism affects 2.3 million families in the UK Treating autism spectral disorders (ASD), [...]

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 [...]

Irish CBD cafe forced to close after selling illegal CBD “flowers”

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: CBD, Uncategorised|

Irish CBD cafe forced to close after selling illegal CBD “flowers” Blooms Cafe was shut down due to selling illegal CBD flowers The owners falsely believed they could legally retail cannabis so long as it had less than 0.2% THC The retail of any raw cannabis/hemp product is illegal in the UK and [...]

Australian researchers launch study to test cannabis as potential treatment for brain cancer

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Chemotherapy, News, Research, THC, Uncategorised|

Leading Australian researchers hope to find a treatment for Glioblastoma (GBM) using medical cannabis rather than chemo or surgery GBM is the most common type of malignant brain tumour in the UK 82 participants will be given a daily dose of high THC cannabis oil over a 3 month period A leading Australian [...]

Top Ten Terpenes and their potential medicinal properties

By | January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Terpenes are the chemicals which give all plants their smell and taste Terpenes, like cannabinoids, have shown potential therapeutic properties Here are our Top Ten Terpenes and the potential uses they may have in health care Medical cannabis made national headlines in the UK last year. A lot of focus in the media [...]

World’s largest pharmaceutical cannabis producer moving to UK in 2019

By | December 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Pharmaceutical company Canopy Growth is world’s largest producer of medical cannabis products Canopy is hoping to conduct its first clinical trial in Britain mid-2019 Alcohol manufactures have invested heavily in Canopy Canopy Growth, the world’s largest cannabis company is investing heavily in the emerging British medical cannabis market. The move to Britain comes [...]

“Massive upsurge” in parents demanding access to medical cannabis for epileptic children

By | December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Over 500,000 people in the UK have epilepsy 20,000 of those are children who don’t respond to pharmaceutical medication Demand for access to medical cannabis containing THC is rising, but leading doctors claim “not enough evidence” it works Despite cannabis being legalised for medical purposes in the UK on Nov 1, parents of [...]