An industry body has called on the UK government to review access to cannabis-based medical products after a YouGov survey revealed that as many as 2.8% of the adult population may be self-medicating with ‘street’ cannabis.
Medical Cannabis Network speaks with Baroness Molly Meacher to discuss her support for access to medical cannabis and her campaigning on what is an increasingly contentious issue in the UK.
A strong horticultural heritage, a strong pharma sector, combined with progressive and clear legislation for production of medical cannabis made Denmark a first mover in Europe.
Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa approved regulations yesterday for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products. Although, in a separate vote Anvisa blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana cultivation while a judge authorized industrial hemp cultivation by a specific company.
The first release of public information regarding the referendum to legalise cannabis for adult use, which will be held at next year’s General Election, was made on Tuesday, along with the publication of the draft cannabis legalisation bill – the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill.
One company is aiming to put a halt to the cannabis medicine shortage; Australian startup, Canngea, is vying to address the problem by setting up Australia’s largest pharmaceutical grade indoor facility to grow and manufacture high quality medical cannabis products.
Accredited education helps ensure that medical professionals are equipped to confidently address their patients’ questions and are able to provide effective and safe healthcare to medical cannabis patients
For many decades, few solutions were available. One method involved the use of both metal halides (MH) and fluorescent lamp technology for the propagation and the vegetative phase combined with high-pressure sodium (HPS) for the flowering phase.
While marijuana may have both short and long term adverse side effects, there is limited research as to whether using it can cause death.
The UK’s first university-backed cultivation of cannabis for medical research is under way at a secret location in Somerset.