Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress and nausea

Doctor warns taking cannabis while being treated for cancer could be dangerous by Ian Johnston Nearly a quarter of cancer patients had used cannabis in the past year to help cope with symptoms including physical pain, nausea and depression, according to a new study in the US. Researchers surveyed 926 patients at the Seattle Cancer…

Medical cannabis giants eye UK for next ‘green rush’ ahead of the industry’s first conference in London

25th-26th October CANNATECH IS COMING TO LONDON! In October the UK will host what is believed to be its first medical cannabis conference, an international jamboree of weed-based therapies in London. It may seem like an eccentric choice, given cannabis is illegal in Britain. But Saul Kaye, the Israeli entrepreneur behind the event, is confident…

Edmonton mom hopes 15-year-old daughter can smoke medical marijuana at school

Smoking sessions would take place between classes indoors at Victoria School of the Arts Denise Chriss is asking the Edmonton public school board to allow her 15-year-old daughter to smoke marijuana between classes inside Victoria School of the Arts. Chriss says she has good reasons for the unusual request. Her daughter, Autum Bibaud-Keech, a Grade 10 student, uses the drug…