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UN vote to remove medical cannabis as dangerous drug welcomed

UN vote to remove medical cannabis as dangerous drug welcomed

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform has welcomed the United Nations vote to remove medical cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961...
Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

The families of 25 children and young people suffering from severe epilepsy have written an open letter to the Prime Minister pleading for him...
Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launches today

Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launched today

From today, eligible patients in the UK will be able to apply for the UK’s new medical cannabis card – Cancard. The Cancard aims to...
Establishing a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

Establishing a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

The European Commission has adopted a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe which aims to ensure access to medicines and support innovation and sustainability in the...
Calls for UK Government to deliver on medical cannabis commitment

Calls for UK Government to deliver on medical cannabis commitment

Families of children with severe epilepsy and charities are pleading with the UK government to act on its promises for easier access to cannabis-based...
Medical Cannabis Awareness Week: calls for NHS prescriptions

Medical Cannabis Awareness Week: calls for NHS prescriptions

Medical Cannabis Awareness Week is taking place from 1 – 8 November 2020. It brings together patients, doctors, sector organisations, supporters, and advocates to...
How can medical cannabis help the UK’s chronic pain problem?

How can medical cannabis help the UK’s chronic pain problem?

In this article Dean Billington, Chief Operating Officer at Brains Bioceutical, discusses how medical cannabis can help the UK's chronic pain problem. Chronic pain is...
Taking a preventative approach to healthcare

Taking a preventative approach to healthcare

In this article, Paul Burstow, TSA President, discusses the benefits of a preventative approach to healthcare in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has...
New UK medical cannabis products cheaper and safer than black market

New UK medical cannabis products cheaper and safer than black market

Sapphire Medical Clinics are first to offer access to a new range of UK manufactured medical cannabis products which are now cheaper and safer...
Canadian legal medical cannabis system forcing patients to self-medicate

Canadian legal medical cannabis system forcing patients to self-medicate

A new survey has demonstrated barriers in the legal medical cannabis system that are forcing patients to self-medicate without the support of a healthcare...
UK medicines regulator joins ACSS consortium of regulators

UK medicines regulator joins ACSS consortium of regulators

The UK medicines regulator, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has now joined the Australia-Canada-Singapore-Switzerland (ACSS) Consortium. The ACSS Consortium will now be known...
Cancard: giving patients and police peace of mind

Cancard: giving patients and police peace of mind

Medical cannabis patient Carly Barton has been working to create the UK’s new medical cannabis card that will protect patients from prosecution and save...
Brits demand more mental health services after COVID-19

Brits demand more mental health services after COVID-19

A new YouGov survey has revealed that British citizens are demanding better access to mental health and counselling services following the COVID-19 pandemic. The NHS...
Mothers rally for medical cannabis outside UK Health Authorities

Mothers rally for medical cannabis outside UK Health Authorities

A number of mothers, each with a severely epileptic child, are today holding a vigil outside the offices of the Department of Health &...
The LeafCann Group in 2020

The LeafCann Group in 2020

Australia’s LeafCann Group is highly ambitious and dedicated to providing affordable, high quality products. LeafCann’s mission is to supply the most effective and affordable precision...
Calls for urgent intervention to fund medical cannabis for Billy Caldwell

Calls for urgent intervention to fund medical cannabis for Billy Caldwell

Charlotte Caldwell, the County Tyrone based mother who successfully campaigned to legalise medicinal cannabis in 2018, has called for urgent intervention to aid her...
Anspec: leading the way in Australia’s medicinal cannabis sector

Anspec: leading the way in Australia’s medicinal cannabis sector

Anspec, the largest distributor of medicinal cannabis in Australia, is committed to ongoing development and innovation within the sector. Australian company Anspec has been in...
TIYGA: Voice of the Patient

TIYGA: the voice of the Patient

WHO defines empowerment as “a process through which people gain greater control over decisions and actions affecting their health” (WHO 1998).  This shift is...

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