This month the medical marijuana industry announced its first ever conference in the UK. Paul Millar argues Labour should now get behind patients on the issue.
Research into the potential medical uses of marijuana compounds continues apace. Among the most recent, a study delved into why marijuana is an effective stress reducer. While not conclusive on their own, the results contribute to a longer-term possibility – that marijuana compounds may turn out to be more effective and safer in alleviating anxiety than prescription anxiety meds.
British cannabis-derived medicines company GW Pharma is planning to gear up its plant growing and processing operations in the UK over the next year.
Despite cannabis’ history in folk pharmacopoeias, clinical studies of its medicinal impact remain limited in many areas. Based on some promising early results, researchers are now calling for a closer look at its applications for certain mental health conditions
Meet the Cannabis Beauty Line That’s Turning Your Daily Slick of Lip Balm Into a Wellness Moment Written by Molly Creeden Photographed by Hanna Tveite
“There are people who may be thinking: I’m not really into cannabis—I’ve never done it. I was that person,” says Claudia Mata, a former New York City–based fashion editor. “Ten years ago, I wouldn’t have said, ‘Oh, yeah, I’m starting a cannabis company.’ ”
Several creams and oils made using cannabidiol (CBD) are being publicized at the America Expoweed 2017 cannabis fair in Mexico City, at the same time that the Mexican government
Medicinal cannabis ‘red-tape’ pushing doctors and patients back to illegal products Written by David Lipson
A mountain of red tape for legal medicinal cannabis is forcing the families of seriously ill patients back into the black market, according to doctors and advocates.
Scientific Community Pushes Back Against V.A.’s Latest “Worthless” Medical Marijuana Studies Written by Mike Adams
According to the scientific community, recent studies funded by the department of Veteran Affairs that claim cannabis is inefficient at treating PTSD are just “retreading the same materials.”
Cannabis-friendly trauma patients are less likely to die in-hospital than age-matched controls, a new study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery found.
Marijuana use may be a cause of high blood pressure, a new study reports. Researchers studied 332 deaths among 1,213 people