Cannabis ingredient ‘reduces epilepsy seizures’

March 13, 2018 admin 0

A key ingredient in cannabis may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures, say researchers. The UK and Australian study, published in the Journal […]

Former soldier fighting to change law on medicinal cannabis

January 23, 2018 admin 0

A British soldier who served in Northern Ireland during the Troubles said he is now being treated as a criminal because he uses cannabis to […]

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to study medical marijuana and autism

December 12, 2017 admin 0

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pairing with an Australian biopharmaceutical company in what some advocates say could be the first major effort in the United […]

For children with epilepsy, marijuana can be a lifeline

December 4, 2017 admin 0

Silas Hurd has his good days and his bad days. The 9-year-old’s debilitating seizures are hard to watch, but his father, Forrest Hurd, said one […]

‘I’d rather be illegally healed than legally dead’

December 2, 2017 admin 0

An Australian woman with the debilitating digestive condition Crohn’s disease has opened up about why she turned to cannabis leaves in a bid to ease […]

Use of CBD Oil Has Doubled in the UK in One Year

November 21, 2017 admin 0

A trade organization in the United Kingdom that oversees the rapidly expanding cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp market, has published a study that shows the use […]

Cannabis for Patients with Chronic Pain, PTSD: More Evidence Needed

August 18, 2017 admin 0

Researchers continue to search for evidence regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. In 2 reviews recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

NHS ‘testing cannabis-based pain relief product’ for first time

August 12, 2017 admin 0

The ‘MediPen’ is used to relieve pain from various conditions. Credit: MediPen/Facebook The National Health Service is reportedly testing a cannabis-based product for the first […]

Using Cannabis To Treat Drug-Resistant Forms Of Epilepsy

July 27, 2017 admin 0

Since one-quarter of epilepsy patients suffer from a drug resistant form of the disease, researchers are turning to cannabis as an alternative therapeutic option; and […]

Cannabis compound quells seizures in severe epilepsy syndrome

July 26, 2017 admin 0

A component of marijuana called cannabidiol eased seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a potentially fatal form of epilepsy, in a late-stage clinical trial1. Dravet […]

Cannabis Oil Hailed as Miracle Cure for Boy with Severe Epilepsy

July 19, 2017 admin 0

The family of an 11-year-old Irish boy with severe epilepsy are calling medical cannabis oil a “miracle” after it gave him much-needed relief from the […]