Sapphire Medical Foundation has announced its first patient has secured medicine funding for one year.
The WA father and media personality-turned medical cannabis advocate is now hosting public workshops aimed at breaking down the barriers to therapeutic cannabis use. And he says his reasons for supporting the cause are as personal as they get.
Ohio’s medical cannabis sales have reached $100 million so far this year, doubling the sales figures from last year, the program’s first year in operation, according to a Dayton Business Journal report.
A campaigner has urged the UK government to improve access to medical cannabis prescriptions as restrictive guidance from NICE and the BPNA has meant that no new NHS prescriptions have been written for the last two years.
The mother of a young girl who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy is calling for increased availability of medicinal cannabis on the NHS after revealing her daughter’s struggles without the drug during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Medical cannabis patients experience an increase in various measures of life quality, according to a recent cross-sectional study published in the Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research journal. The study assessed web-based survey responses from over 1200 participants in the USA between April 2016 and February 2018.
As patients with painful terminal diseases may face unbearable pain, there is a need for more potent analgesics.
Interest in the medicinal use of cannabis and cannabinoids is mounting worldwide. Fueled by enthusiastic media coverage, patients perceive cannabinoids as a natural remedy for many symptoms.