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Medical cannabis care in the era of personalised medicine

In the post-COVID-19 era, now more than ever, patients are critical of the healthcare they receive. Yaron Gissin, Chief Innovation Officer of the Sade...
The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

Dr Andrew Agius, Medical Director at the Pain Clinic, speaks to HEQ about the benefits of cannabis in treating chronic pain. Cannabis has been used...
Discover the cannabis landscape in Israel with iCAN

Discover the cannabis landscape in Israel with iCAN

iCAN founder and CEO Saul Kaye tells HEQ about the Israeli cannabis landscape. Israel has been at the forefront of medical cannabis research since the...
New discovery shows cannabis reduces blood pressure for older people

New discovery shows cannabis reduces blood pressure for older people

A new study has demonstrated that cannabis may reduce blood pressure in adults aged 60 and over. The study, carried out by researchers from Ben-Gurion...
Parkinson’s Disease patients report benefits of using medical cannabis

Parkinson’s Disease patients report benefits of using medical cannabis

Over half of medical cannabis patients with Parkinson’s Disease have reported clinical benefits when using the products for their condition. According to a new survey,...
Modified CBD molecules could help in the fight against skin disease

Modified CBD molecules could help in the fight against skin disease

Researchers have modified the cannabidiol compound (CBD) found in cannabis to try to improve the properties that fight against skin disease. A partnership between the...
CBD reduces COVID-19 lung damage with protective peptides

CBD reduces COVID-19 lung damage with protective peptides

In a new study, scientists have shown that one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids in cannabis – CBD – reduces lung damage induced by cytokine...
Clinical trial shows potential of cannabis to lessen sickle cell disease pain

Clinical trial shows potential of cannabis to lessen sickle cell disease pain

In a first of its kind clinical trial using gold-standard methods, cannabis has been shown to mitigate the pain of sickle cell disease. People who...
Project Twenty21: Europe’s largest medical cannabis registry goes live

Project Twenty21: Europe’s largest medical cannabis registry goes live

Drug Science’s Project Twenty21, Europe’s largest medical cannabis patient registry, has gone live today, registering its first patient for a medical cannabis prescription. The Project...
Advocacy group launches Australian Medicinal Cannabis Course Online

Advocacy group launches Australian Medicinal Cannabis Course Online

The recent Senate recommendations to substantially increase medical cannabis education for health professionals are being implemented by a leading advocacy group with the launch...
Formation of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians UK Chapter

Formation of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians UK Chapter

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC) is partnering with the Sapphire Institute for Medical Cannabis Education to form the SCC UK Chapter. SCC is a...
Evidence CBD may reduce cytokine storm and inflammation in COVID-19

Evidence CBD may reduce cytokine storm and inflammation in COVID-19

A new study has revealed early evidence that CBD may help to reduce cytokine storms and excessive lung inflammation in patients with COVID-19. Carried out...
Cannabis research, innovation, and policy in Australia

Cannabis research, innovation, and policy in Australia

Professor Jennifer Martin, Chair of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Newcastle and Director of the Australia Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence,...
The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research with Dr Igor Grant

The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research with Dr Igor Grant

In this article, Dr Igor Grant explores the work of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research. When the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at UC...
Cannabis medicine, education, and policy in Switzerland

Cannabis medicine, education, and policy in Switzerland

Professor Rudolf Brenneisen of the Swiss Society of Cannabis in Medicine tells us about medical cannabis in Switzerland. The Swiss Society of Cannabis in Medicine...
Cannaponics: cultivation and revitalisation in Western Australia

Cannaponics: cultivation and revitalisation in Western Australia

“This movement is more than just a phenomenon, it is a necessity. At Cannaponics Limited we are committed to leading a movement, not just...
Medical cannabis patients use fewer healthcare resources

Medical cannabis patients use fewer healthcare resources

A new study has revealed that medical cannabis patients use fewer healthcare resources and report improved quality of life. To date, there has been minimal...
Leafcann Group: how do we futureproof the medicinal cannabis industry?

Leafcann Group: how do we futureproof the medicinal cannabis industry?

Leafcann Group CEO Elisabetta Faenza explores regulatory reform, best practice standards and the future of the medicinal cannabis market. Many industries around the world are...
Cannabis concentrates boost THC blood levels but do not get you ‘higher’

Cannabis concentrates boost THC blood levels but do not get you ‘higher’

A new study has shown that cannabis concentrates do increase THC levels in the blood, but do not actually have a stronger psychoactive impact...
Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Whether cannabis increases a person’s risk of suffering a stroke is still unclear. A new study explored whether there was a connection between recent...

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