Study linking psychosis to high-potency cannabis based on guesswork

A study claiming to link high-potency cannabis to psychosis was based on guessing the strength of the THC based on the name of the strain they had used. (Don’t laugh!) Qualifying the findings, the authors of the study admitted that it was limited by small numbers of participants at each site; that THC and CBD […]

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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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Cannabis decriminalisation and regulation is no longer an experiment, California patient tells Welsh Assembly

Lessons from California’s legalisation process were bestowed upon the Cannabis Industry Wales summit in an inspiring speech from John Calcagni, who recently moved from the US state to Cardiff Bay, covering everything from his own battle with mental health and the impact of cannabis during the AIDS epidemic to the ‘Willy Wonka Weed Factories’ that […]

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