MCCS publishes ‘broader’ cannabis prescription guidelines

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians’ Society (MCCS) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Medical Cannabis under Prescription issued new guidance last week identifying conditions for which there are “conclusive or substantial”, “moderate”, and “limited” evidence of efficacy of medical cannabis treatment, as well as those for which it says there is “no conclusive evidence”. Mike […]

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This Week In Weed – 24 March 2019

Not enough cannabis prescriptions for NHS England to publish Figures on NHS England prescriptions for medical cannabis are unlikely to be published by the end of March 2019, despite ministerial assurances that they would, The Pharmaceutical Journal has been told. On 10 January 2019, pharmacy minister Steve Brine said in a parliamentary written question that […]

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‘Justice’: Ayr dad fined for growing cannabis for son’s cancer

A dad from Ayr in Scotland who grew cannabis to treat his teenage son’s cancer has been fined £1,000 in an act of barbaric cruelty by the ‘justice’ system. Guy Friedberg, 49, told police that he was making cannabis oil for his sick son and that he had made no attempt to profit financially from […]

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Being A Cannabis Activist Can Make Your Head And Your Heart Spin

The front line of cannabis activism is tough and can be a twisted roller coaster of emotions much of the time, especially as a care provider for people with lifelong and/or terminal illnesses. I myself have personally defied the prognosis of death that was given to me by my NHS gastroenterologist consultant in 2010 thanks […]

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