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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 smoking cannabis can cause remission in Crohn’s patients

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chron's, Israel, Research|

Israeli scientists have proof cannabis can help Crohn’s patients enter remission 45%  of patients given THC entered full remission in 8 weeks Around 115,000 in the UK are affected by Crohn’s With recent surveys suggesting that new cases of Crohn’s disease are being more diagnosed more often, could medical cannabis offer a better [...]

Research finds CBD has potential to be used in skin cancer treatments

By | February 5th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Chemotherapy, Endocannabinoids, News, Research|

New research suggests CBD could be used to help treat skin cancer Mice tested with CBD lived longer than those untreated, and had a greater quality of life than those treated with traditional cancer medication Skin cancer is the 5th most common cancer in the UK A new study has found that Cannabidiol [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Research debunks myth that cannabis use in your youth makes you “stupid”

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain, Cannabis, IQ, Research|

Recent studies have found no causation between using cannabis and a decrease in intelligence There is still a risk for those who use cannabis “heavily” as an adolescent But no evidence to suggest using cannabis in moderation, even as a youth, leads to a drop in IQ Studies have found cannabis to actually [...]

Thailand Police Hand over 100kg of Cannabis to Help Increase Quality of Medical Cannabis Research

By | September 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Police in Thailand handed over 100kg of seized cannabis to medical researchers on Tuesday, 25 September The quality of the seized cannabis is higher and of greater variety to aid researchers in finding which strains suit certain medical conditions The chairman of the Government Pharmaceutical Organization said this was not a step towards [...]

California University receives $4.7m donation to research CBD and Autism

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, CBD, Featured News, News|

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) received $4.7 million donation to research CBD’s effects on Autism The Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation made the donation The private ‘gift’ is the largest amount ever privately donated to fund medical cannabis research Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the US and over 700,000 people [...]

New research finds medical cannabis “significantly safer” for elderly patients than opioid medication

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Israeli researchers have found strong evidence that medical cannabis is “significantly safer” for elderly patients than pharmaceutical medication 94% of respondents reported improvement in their condition and reduced pain levels Nearly 20% of participants reduced or completely stopped their use of opioid medication A new study has found medical cannabis to be significantly [...]

Research proves alcohol more damaging to brain than cannabis

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Research from University of Colorado finds alcohol does more damage to brain than cannabis Cannabis does not impact grey and white matter in the brain, even after years of use, unlike alcohol Alcohol significantly lowers volumes of brain tissue In 2015, there were 8,758 alcohol-related deaths in the UK There has yet to [...]