Despite the evidence of the growing potential of the cannabis industry and wider acceptance, the domestic distribution of medical cannabis remains low.
The market for medical cannabis has been growing steadily over the last decade, but it may be on the cusp of a breakthrough in oncology.
Panama legalized medical marijuana use on Monday, joining at least seven other Latin American countries.
Insufficient management of cancer-associated chronic and neuropathic pain adversely affects patient quality of life.
The use of medical marijuana in cancer care presents a dilemma for both patients and physicians.
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.
Back when we first got to know about Billy Caldwell and his mother, Charlotte, we could never have imagined how significant an impact cannabis would bring to their lives.
The parents of an epileptic two-year-old are paying £1k a month for medical cannabis they cannot get on the NHS.
Marijuana generally refers to the dried mixture of leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, and the term cannabis is a commonly used to refer to products derived from the Cannabis sativa L. plant.