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Safeguarding patient access to medical cannabis in Canada

Safeguarding patient access to medical cannabis in Canada

James O’Hara, the president and CEO of Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana, talks implications of ‘Legalisation Day’ for medical cannabis patients in...
Available on prescription? The complicated picture of medical cannabis in the UK

Available on prescription? The complicated picture of medical cannabis in the UK

It is doctors’ conservatism and not government regulations that is holding back patient access to medical cannabis in the UK, says Professor Mike Barnes. In...
Medicinal cannabis or recreational cannabis?

Medicinal cannabis or recreational cannabis?

Senator Matteo Mantero has filed a bill to legalise the cultivation, processing and sale of light drugs, suggesting for individuals to cultivate their own...
European Union history in the making with legalising medical cannabis

European Union history in the making with legalising medical cannabis

Laying the groundwork for legalising medical cannabis, the European Union is beginning to outline a harmonised set of laws across Europe. Medical cannabis is inching...
Blockchain in healthcare: medical cannabis prescription service

Blockchain in healthcare: medical cannabis prescription service

German start-up, MedPayRx, is piloting blockchain in healthcare, with a digital prescription service that bills products, such as medical cannabis, in the form of...
The global alliance of Tilray and Novartis – revolutionising medicinal cannabis

The global alliance of Tilray and Novartis – revolutionising medicinal cannabis

An evolution of the existing alliance between Tilray and Novartis Group is set to increase availability of high-quality medicinal cannabis across the world. Tilray Canada...
Motor neuron disease symptoms may be relieved by cannabis sativa plant

Motor neuron disease symptoms may be relieved by cannabis sativa plant

An oral spray containing two compounds derived from the cannabis sativa plant reduces spasticity in patients experiencing motor neuron disease symptoms. Researchers from San Raffaele...
Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

In an attempt to tap into the market worth billions, earlier this week Greece issued the first licence to private companies allowing the growth...
The growth of medical cannabis in Europe

The growth of medical cannabis in Europe

Stephen Murphy, the co-founder and managing director of Prohibition Partners, shares his thoughts on the evolving landscape of medical cannabis in Europe and looks...
Medical benefits of cannabis may be less effective than the liverwort plant

Medical benefits of cannabis may be less effective than the liverwort plant

For the first time researchers have found that the substance found in the liverwort plant could have the medical benefits of cannabis, perhaps even...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 07

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 07

Exploring the rapidly changing environment of healthcare, Health Europa Quarterly issue 07 delves into environmental and climate-related harm and discusses the evolution of medical...
It’s time for the UK to rethink its approach to medical cannabis

It’s time for the UK to rethink its approach to medical cannabis

Producing and exporting the most amount of medical cannabis in the world - why is medical cannabis still being denied to patients in the...

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