Professional athletes are turning to cannabis products to help them manage pain, but leagues such as the NFL aren’t yet ready to get on board.
The brother of a severely epileptic boy has hand-delivered a letter to Downing Street urging the prime minister to help get a medical cannabis prescription for his sibling.
Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic has begun prescribing to patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.
A new industry body representing the UK’s fledgling medical cannabis industry has been established to set standards and help with the sector’s development.
Cannabis has been used to relieve headaches for thousands of years, and yet rigorous clinical trials on this ancient remedy for head pain have only just begun.
Medical cannabis is currently legal in 37 states and, with 94% of Americans in favor of legal access to medical marijuana, it seems as if this treatment option is returning to the mainstream.
Government must urgently establish an emergency compassionate access fund so that families can continue to access medical cannabis through the NHS.
Just a couple of years ago, Lucy Stafford was in such agonising pain that she was willing to treat it by any means possible.
Originally from Berkeley, California, longtime cannabis farmer and caregiver, Marelyn Shapiro, moved her family of six to Las Vegas Nevada to care for her ailing parents.
British born Gemma Mackay wholeheartedly and openly admits that if it wasn’t for cannabis, she perhaps wouldn’t be alive today.