A cannabis-based mouth spray is set to be tested as a potential treatment for an aggressive form of brain tumor called glioblastoma, marking the first-ever major human trial involving medical cannabis as a cancer therapy.
The Department of Health said registration by consultants and their patients on the Cannabis for Medical Use Register, to be operated by the Health Service Executive, would be required for the prescribing of cannabis-based products under the scheme.
The parents of an epileptic two-year-old are paying £1k a month for medical cannabis they cannot get on the NHS.
Zimbabwe recently scrapped rules requiring sole state ownership for cannabis farming to encourage investment in the plant for industrial and medicinal uses.
Timo Bongartz, General Manager at Fluence EMEA, explains how the company is helping to transform medical cannabis cultivation across Europe with its innovative LED lighting solutions.
After lawmakers ran out of time to fully consider the idea last session, the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy on Tuesday revived its consideration of legislation that seeks to make medical marijuana more accessible to disabled veterans.
Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic has begun prescribing to patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.
Walk with the Wizard aims to raise much-needed funds for the I am Billy Foundation to improve access to medical cannabis for chronically ill NHS patients. Billy and Charlotte are walking from their home in Northern Ireland to Westminster London, via the Channel Islands.
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.