Doctors Geoffrey Guy and Brian Whittle were asked by the government in 1998 to try to create a safe medicine from cannabis to ease the intense pains caused by multiple sclerosis.Sufferers had for years been using cannabis illegally.
Two cannabis-based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use by the NHS in England.
Swedish speaker, coach, hemp and cannabis advocate, Ann Charlotte Stewart, PhD, lives with her mother on one of the oldest farms in Sweden. Established in 1490, fifteen generations of her family have been raised here. As of 2018, they are now proudly growing hemp.
One year ago, a change in the law allowed doctors in the UK to prescribe medicinal cannabis.
Like most teenagers, Lucy Stafford has plans. Normal plans. The plans anyone makes as they progress into adulthood. She wants to complete her degree, spend time with friends and family, and explore her independence.
Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) doctors will be allowed to hand out ‘cannabis-based products’ once they have undertaken the appropriate training.
Martyn Perkins said views on industrial cultivation were “rapidly changing” and a delay could mean “missing the boat” in financial terms.
Politicians contacted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution gave no reason why no one has been appointed to the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission.
Billy Caldwell’s mother accuses health authorities of ‘orchestrated cruelty’ ahead of medicinal cannabis ruling.
The mother of a boy with severe epilepsy who is fighting for an NHS prescription of medicinal cannabis has accused health authorities of either “orchestrated cruelty” or “a shambles” after her son was denied access to the drug.
The Conference Board of Canada and The Globe and Mail are partnering to explore the relationship between career success and cannabis use. Employers and employees (both recreational and medical cannabis users, as well as non-cannabis users) are invited to participate in this study. (Employees interested in taking the survey can click on this link. Employers interested in taking the survey can click on this link.) The data from these surveys will be aggregated and used to conduct analysis and create a report that will be presented Oct. 15, 2019, at a conference at The Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto.