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Can cannabis provide an alternative to opioid painkillers in the UK?

Can cannabis provide an alternative to opioid painkillers in the UK?

The past few years have seen a rise in the use of opioids as pain killers, but these medicines are highly addictive. Medical cannabis...
How you can help reduce financial barriers to medical cannabis access

How you can help reduce financial barriers to medical cannabis access

For Medical Cannabis Awareness Week, which took place November 1 – 8, Sapphire Medical Foundation is looking to raise much-needed funds to help reduce...
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...
Cannabis and chronic pain in Australia

Cannabis and chronic pain in Australia

Painaustralia tells MCN Quarterly about the use of cannabis to treat chronic pain. Despite making up around 60% to 70% of the customer base for...
Exploring real world applications of cannabis

Exploring real world applications of cannabis

Dr Hance Clarke tells MCN about the Medical Cannabis Real-World Evidence clinical trial. Dr Hance Clarke, MSc, MD, PhD, FRCPC is the Medical Director of...
Exploring Dutch medical cannabis with Bedrocan

Exploring Dutch medical cannabis with Bedrocan

Ole Heil of Bedrocan, the world’s most experienced legal medical cannabis producer, tells MCN about medical cannabis in the Netherlands. Bedrocan, the sole supplier of...
Cannabis nursing in the USA

Cannabis nursing in the USA

American Cannabis Nurses Association President Eloise Theisen speaks to MCN about cannabis research, policy and clinical practice. Eloise Theisen is President of the American Cannabis...
UK medical cannabis dermatology service launched for skin conditions

UK medical cannabis dermatology service launched for skin conditions

Sapphire Medical Clinics is offering the UK’s first medical cannabis dermatology service for patients with rare and challenging skin conditions. Patients with skin conditions such...
Successful initial results using cannabis terpenes to treat COVID-19

Successful initial results using cannabis terpenes to treat COVID-19

A study to test the efficacy of a unique cannabis terpene formulation for the treatment of viral infections, including COVID-19, has shown early promising...
Cannabinoid therapies aim to address unmet medical needs

Cannabinoid therapies aim to address unmet medical needs

Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies (OCT) has appointed a new Chief Scientific Officer to help deliver cannabinoid therapies for unmet medical needs. Dr Valentino Parravicini, PhD will...
First medical cannabis patient to receive funding for one year

First medical cannabis patient to receive funding for one year

Sapphire Medical Foundation has announced its first patient has secured medicine funding for one year. Two years following the rescheduling of cannabis-based medicinal products in...
A deep dive into Drug Science’s Project Twenty21

A deep dive into Drug Science’s Project Twenty21

Clinical Director Dr Chloe Sakal and Project Director Amelia Middlemiss give an update on the progress of Drug Science’s groundbreakingly ambitious Project Twenty21 programme. On...
Expanding the boundaries of medical cannabis clinical evidence

Expanding the boundaries of medical cannabis clinical evidence

Expanding the boundaries of medical cannabis clinical evidence; removing barriers to medical cannabis practice. In this article, Amit Sade, of Sade Group, discusses expanding medical...
Shipping medical cannabis: a Dutch perspective

Shipping medical cannabis: a Dutch perspective

Malti Ramdharie of CIBG tells MCN about the shipping and supply of medical cannabis in the Netherlands. Dutch patients have been able to access medical...
Medical cannabis treatment in the UK with Professor Mike Barnes

Medical cannabis treatment in the UK with Professor Mike Barnes

Medical cannabis expert Professor Mike Barnes discusses Medical cannabis treatment and highlights the challenges facing cannabis in the UK. Consultant neurologist and medical cannabis treatment...
Sanity Group: unlocking the health benefits of cannabinoid medicines

Sanity Group: unlocking the health benefits of cannabinoid medicines

Sanity Group puts people first to improve patient access and drive innovation, and utilises the health benefits of cannabinoid medicines. Putting people first, as well...
Free medical cannabis education platform launched in the UK

Free medical cannabis education platform launched in the UK

A free medical cannabis education platform has been launched by Sapphire Medical Clinics in response to a recommendation by The National Institute for Health...
Education, development, and campaigning for patient access to medical cannabis

Education, development, and campaigning for patient access to medical cannabis

Althea’s mission is to alleviate the suffering of patients with debilitating conditions through education, development, and campaigning for patient access to medical cannabis. The primary...
UK Medical Cannabis Registry launched today by Sapphire Medical Clinics

UK Medical Cannabis Registry launched today by Sapphire Medical Clinics

Today marks the launch of Sapphire Medical Clinic’s Medical Cannabis Registry for patients in the UK. Sapphire Medical Clinics has today launched its Medical Cannabis...

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