North-east woman fined for growing cannabis despite using drug for cancer pains

A cancer sufferer who was prosecuted for growing four cannabis plants for medical use today said she was “disappointed” after she was handed a fine rather than an admonishment. Jacqui Ritchie, 49, was appearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for sentencing after admitting producing the plants. The offence took place at her home in Stonehaven’s Redcloak…

The New Cannabis Capsule Is So Powerful It Can Replace Any Pain Killer

Made from organic fair trade cocoa butter and distilled THC oil Painkilling drugs, like many pharmaceuticals, have come under fire for their harmful side effects. Despite these well-documented effects, pharmaceuticals still have a monopoly over the health business and have even come between natural products and FDA approval. However, cannabis has been gaining a steady voice in the…

‘Right to Try’ and Proving and Disproving Medical Marijuana Claims by the FDA

There are only a handful of medical marijuana or CBD-related clinical trials Recent statements from the Federal Drug Administration Commissioner suggest that the agency may be considering the legitimacy of medical marijuana claims, years after legalization of the herb for medicinal purposes has taken hold in over half of the country. Most specifically, the concern…

Medical Marijuana Is About To Become More Accessible In Malta

Malta’s law regulating medical marijuana is about to become less restricted, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced. “Cabinet will start discussing changes to the law regulating medical marijuana in November,” Muscat told a media briefing yesterday. “It is only when we update the law on medical marijuana that we’ll start discussing possible legalisation for personal…