Medicinal cannabis: Legalised yet impossible to access

Medicinal cannabis: Legalised yet impossible to access

Drugs available on the NHS are often a source of great controversy and provoke discussion about the affordability of medicines, their effectiveness and the ethics of providing or denying access to particular patient groups.

A mysterious syndrome in which marijuana users get violently ill is worrying researchers

A mysterious syndrome in which marijuana users get violently ill is worrying researchers

But some recent evidence indicates cases could be on the rise, and a new study from emergency clinicians at New York University Langone suggests the syndrome may affect far more people than initially thought.

Can Marijuana Make You Go Crazy?

Can Marijuana Make You Go Crazy?

“Daily use of high-potency marijuana linked to higher incidence of psychosis, new study claims.” 19 March 2019.

Healing Herbal Salves: Chickweed, Calendula and Cannabis

Healing Herbal Salves: Chickweed, Calendula and Cannabis

Mix 1 cup of infused oil with 1oz of beeswax {more in very hot climates} to create a solid salve and store in a glass jar or metal tins.

Latest Case Study Shows CBD Shrinks Tumor

Latest Case Study Shows CBD Shrinks Tumor

While CBD and THC have received the most attention and research, the cannabis plant contains at least 58 other cannabinoids and 400 other chemicals, and many of these other phytocannabinoids and terpenes are needed to fully support your internal endocannabinoid system (ECS).

The Many Benefits of Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD)

The Many Benefits of Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD)

Yet, despite the legalization of cannabis for adult use in 10 states in the past few years and the inclusion in the 2018 Farm Bill of industrial hemp as a crop, 2 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), up until recently, listed CBD as a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous drug category reserved for drugs like heroin and LSD.

Cannabis: Not Just About Getting High

Cannabis: Not Just About Getting High

My favorite way to harness the healing powers of the cannabis plant is in tincture or salve form. Our bodies naturally produce endocannabinoids, and supplementing with a cannabis tincture or salve can bring immense relief.

Cannabis 'could reverse ageing process' after THC found to improve memory and learning in older mice

Cannabis 'could reverse ageing process' after THC found to improve memory and learning in older mice

The chemical in cannabis that makes people feel ‘high’ appears to improve learning and memory in older mice, a new study has found – with similar tests on humans planned for later this year.

Weekly Health Quiz: Diabetes, Disability and the Nobel Prize

Weekly Health Quiz: Diabetes, Disability and the Nobel Prize

Chronic back pain is now the leading cause of disability in nearly all high-income countries. Last year, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three U.S. biologists — Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young — for their discovery of master genes that control your body's circadian rhythms.