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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Hospital blocks neurologist’s cannabis medicine prescription for young epilepsy patient

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital has blocked one of its neurologists from prescribing cannabis medicine to a nine-year-old boy who suffers up to 300 seizures a day. Joanne Griffiths fears her son Ben – who has cerebral palsy – could suffer further brain damage from the fits. He was hospitalised twice last year with a suspected […]

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This Week In Weed – 16 December

Teagan Appleby home after Epidiolex hospital treatment Teagan Appleby of Aylesham, Kent has been successfully treated for her epilepsy with Epidiolex in hospital, thanks to an intervention by Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke. The MP appealed to the chief executive of the Trust which runs Evelina Childen’s Hospital, after which Kent-based GW Pharmaceuticals was […]

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