Why risk the social stigmas and possibilities of legal implications of treating a minor child with cannabis when there are several pharmaceutical treatment options available? To answer that question, we have to look at the many different angles pertaining to it.
“Home Office policy provides that licenses may be issued for the cultivation of cannabis plants with a low tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content for the production of hemp fiber for industrial purposes or the obtaining of seeds which are then pressed for their oil.
In light of the changes in policy in the UK with regards to the prescription of medicinal flowers, I have been keeping a close eye on the news and I’ve unfortunately found myself saddened by the stories I keep on seeing.
The new strain, the only one in the cannabis market, is totally legal as it is free of psychoactive components and stands out for its big therapeutic potential in the treatment of illness as Crohn’s disease, colon cancer, glaucoma, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, among others.
William Brooke O’Shaughnessy, an Irish physician, is credited with first bringing knowledge of the medicinal benefits of consuming cannabis to the west.
Following a number of high-profile cases featuring critically ill children, the British Government recently announced that it would finally change its stance on medical cannabis.
Cannabis researchers in Canada say the plant-based drug may provide resistance to SARS-CoV-2. Their preliminary findings are part of broader research into the use of medicinal cannabis in treating cancer.
The Home Office is to be asked to try to break the deadlock over securing a medicinal cannabis prescription for a severely epileptic boy.
The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a Canadian phone app that gathered feedback offered by 1,300 headache sufferers and nearly 700 migraine sufferers who used marijuana to treat their head pain.
More than 800 Americans have fallen ill and, as of Friday, at least 13 had died from a severe respiratory illness apparently linked to vaping. The mysterious illness left one Illinois teenager with lungs like those of a 70-year old.