“Cannabis reform is needed so Nurses like me can fulfil our duty to patients”

Those not too acquainted with the profession might not know that, to work within the United Kingdom as a nurse, one has to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or NMC. This organization requires one to adhere to The Code, or a set of professional standards to ensure the best practice within clinical settings, and failure to do so can result in being deemed unfit for practice.   This code is intended to reflect the current world we live and work in, and is made by also consulting patients…

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"I know that CBD can save many lives" – Cannabidiol & Medical Marijuana Genetics

“I know that CBD can save many lives.” Candida Lycett Green  My mother who died from cancer and complications with her chemo port in August 2014, wrote that to me in the weeks leading up to her death. That day we started MMJ with the principal aim of raising awareness to the true medicinal properties of the Cannabis Sativa L plant. At the time of my mothers passing, I was treating 3 people with 1:1 (CBD and THC) cannabutter and Tinctures. The man that helped me first by sending medicine, never asked…

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Isle Of Man Push For Medical Cannabis Trials

Member of the House of Keys, the Isle Of Man Parliament, Dr Alex Allinson has proposed to the Attorney General that there should be more investigations into cannabis including clinical trials.   In a short segment published on Manx Radio from an interview with Tynwald MHK for Ramsey, Dr Alex Allinson he states that he has had talks about the issue. He is also the  previous President of Isle of Man Medical Society.     “I hope we can have a motion before the 25th of April” he says, and…

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A Suver Nuver Experience: The Cannabis Foundation Making A Difference

Over the last 7 years I have been fortunate enough to travel to many progressive cannabis nations and learn about the ways other campaigners and activists have approached the battles that their unique circumstances have forced them to adapt to. These trips have been heavily influential on my personal life, my way of thinking and the way I approach my work with the clubs. They are what inspired me to start, continue and constantly evolve as we move forward in ever changing political and social climates towards cannabis.   When…

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Is the UK failing young men on suicide?

When people talk about medical cannabis use, most people envision physical disabilities and life long diseases. While this is true, cannabis is used for chronic pain and depression which are not so easily visibly recognisable. Having a diagnosed medical condition can give you a 1 in 10 chance of committing suicide. What are the chances that the rates of this are higher when patients are unable to access the medicine that treats their condition because the law is preventing them? If we take a look at the UK suicide statistics…

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