A study claiming to link high-potency cannabis to psychosis was based on guessing the strength of the THC based on the name of the strain they had used. (Don’t laugh!) Qualifying the findings, the authors of the study admitted that it was limited by small numbers of participants at each site; that THC and CBD […]
Festival goers rejoice! Camping is Back! The UK’s homegrown hemp and alternative lifestyle festival is rising up once again finding a new home at the National Agricultural & Exhibition Centre, Warwickshire. This year the Product Earth Expo organisers have teamed up with the British Hemp Association with a growing focus on the evolving hemp industry […]
UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt tells Welsh National Assembly to legalise cannabis clubs for jobs and public health and safety
UKCSC chairman Greg de Hoedt told the Welsh National Assembly that Wales should legalise cannabis clubs to create jobs and lift public health and safety in his speech to the Cannabis Wales Industry summit on 8 January. Greg started by explaining how the UK health service had failed him when he was diagnosed with Crohn’s, […]
Sy Dignam founded Hampshire Cannabis Community in 2012 and has been campaigning to raise awareness of issues local cannabis consumers face ever since. Sy, 45, initially started coming to cannabis social club events for the freebies. “I just wanted to get a free t-shirt,” he admits. But that was just the ‘gateway drug’… now the […]
Phil James from Wrexham’ Bud Tank updates us on his latest experiences as a UKCSC member.
A trial has found that an experimental drug called GDNF could offer hope for restoring damaged brain cells in Parkinson’s patients. Scientists said some brain scans revealed “extremely promising” effects on damaged neurons after the protein therapy was delivered directly into the brains of Parkinson’s patients. Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) is a […]