UK cannabis medicine trial limited to 150 prescriptions

A small number of patients are to be given cannabis medicine prescriptions as part of a UK trial to test their effectiveness. GW Pharmaceuticals have offered an early access programme and made available 150 prescriptions, 125 for children and 25 for adults. That means, for example, that Dr Chris Rittey, a consultant pediatric neurologist at […]

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How Mail, Sun and co misled public over ‘teenage cannabis depression link’

A study which tentatively links teenage use of cannabis use to later depression in adulthood “cannot prove that cannabis use in teenagers caused depression in young adults”, the NHS has said. That didn’t stop the scaremongering headlines from being printed by the irresponsible British media, of course. “Teen cannabis use is to blame for 60,000 […]

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Parents of 35 UK epileptic children demand THC cannabis oil

Parents of Hope are mothers and fathers still living in fear for their children who are having access to legal medical cannabis products blocked through Britain’s culture of fear around THC. There are currently 35 Children in the UK that are in urgent need of whole plant medicinal cannabis, including THC. Today the parents have […]

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What Would You Do? Steph and Dom Look To Cannabis For Son’s Epilepsy

The story of medical cannabis is usually framed around a patient’s personal situation to try and allow people to see what it must be like to suffer from an illness where the medication is illegal to access. However, in Channel 4’s ‘Steph and Dom: Could cannabis save our son?’, the story is framed around the […]

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