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Watchdog denies medical cannabis for epilepsy and chronic pain

By Chris Bovey The UK government’s watchdog has said it will not recommend medical cannabis for chronic pain and epilepsy. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) says it is unable to recommend cannabis-based medicinal…
Pic of CBD and THC molecular structure with the caption CBD versus THC.
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The Great British CBD Scam

By Martin Black What we find is that although cannabis oil is illegal as it contains the psychoactive THC, that industrial hemp and oil products made from hemp are not illegal, as their THC content is minute. While a gram of cannabis sells…
Skunk# 1 herbal cannabis and oil tincture.
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Tories demonise skunk while they profit from selling it

By Kevin John Braid Theresa May is on the record to say she shares “concerns over the use of skunk” and the government is “developing a new cross-party drug strategy” to combat it. The Home Office claims skunk contains more THC…
Pic of cannabis medicine to treat child with epilepsy.
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Child's medical cannabis prescription to cost parents £3,000

By Chris Bovey A medical cannabis prescription costing parents £1,000 a month is believed to be one of the first prescribed to a child to treat epilepsy in the UK following the government's recent botched changes in the law on medical cannabis. Looking…
The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) (Cannabis and License Fees) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2018.
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New guidelines for medical cannabis not much to celebrate

By Jo Martin I read with increased incredulity the new government guidelines for medical cannabis in the UK which will commence 1st November 2018. I thought to myself, yay for regulation which currently appears to put further obstacles in…
Magistrate Roger Speakman handing out cruel justice.

OAP taken to Court for growing medical cannabis

By Chris Bovey A 70-year-old burglary victim has been taken to Court and must pay a total of £105 for growing his own cannabis to alleviate pain from sciatica and arthritis, conditions where it is well-documented cannabis can help. Granddad,…
Cannabis leaf with CBD formula

Marijuana as a treatment for mental health conditions

By Richard Shrubb The Irish Examiner reported on the 6th April 2018 that psychiatrist Dr Michael Sadlier said to the Irish Medical Organisation conference, “It is a compound that I would love to be banished from the planet. It does more…