Brain Cancer Patient Using Cannabis To Survive Denied Application To Expert Panel By Oncologists

In the latest example that suggests specialist doctors are unlikely to make life any easier for UK patients seeking medicinal cannabis, Caroline Burns, a former council worker and mum who is fighting brain cancer, has appealed directly to the Home Secretary after she was denied making an application to the ‘expert panel’. Caroline says cannabis has extended her life after being told that she had three months to live – three years later her tumour has shrunk by 26%. However, the cost of importing it from Canada amounts to at…

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This Week In Weed – 26 August 2018

Murray Gray, 5, has become the first child in Scotland to take Cannabis-based medicine. Just days earlier a severe epileptic seizure resulted in him falling and cracking his head open. Mum Karen has been fighting for years to get Murray medicinal cannabis and his doctors were recently granted a licence to prescribe epidiolex, which contains mainly CBD but also low traces of THC. Karen flew Murray, and two other young boys who suffer from the same rare form of epilepsy, to Holland in July this year, in a bid to…

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Four Twenty is upon us… What’s happening where in the UK 2016?

Well, it’s that time of the year again where the cannabis crowd come out with all pipes, spliffs and bongs ablazin’ to celebrate the plant and the culture that they love so much. The pace has picked up behind the movement in the UK and there are now more Cannabis Social Clubs forming, hosting local events throughout the year and we’d consider that in some respects, on a social level – things have moved faster for some people than many anticipated. We think 2016 is going to see a few…

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