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Access to medicinal cannabis treatments in Europe

Access to medicinal cannabis treatments in Europe

In this article, Sita Schubert, General Secretary of the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, discusses the need to get better access to medicinal cannabis treatments...
Equitable COVID-19 vaccine access for low- and middle-income countries

Equitable COVID-19 vaccine access for low- and middle-income countries

As COVID-19 vaccination programmes begin to roll out across the globe, the European Union and the World Health Organization are working to ensure equitable...
LeafCann Group signs landmark distribution agreement

LeafCann Group signs landmark distribution agreement

LeafCann is pleased to announce it has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Health House International Pty Ltd. Health House International Pty Ltd. Is an...
UK helping indigenous communities protect ancient traditional medicine

UK helping indigenous communities protect ancient traditional medicine

A UK project is helping indigenous communities in Petén, Guatemala, to protect and use their ancient, traditional medicine. The Green Health project (Darwin initiative) is...
Renewed collaboration to eliminate tropical diseases

Renewed collaboration to eliminate tropical diseases

A decades-long collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and Sanofi has been renewed in order to sustain efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases. 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...
Early access to medicine for hereditary angioedema patients

Early access to medicine for hereditary angioedema patients

The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted a positive scientific opinion to the medicine berotralstat for hereditary angioedema patients through...
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...
Cutting-edge treatments to be fast-tracked to UK patients

Cutting-edge treatments to be fast-tracked to UK patients

NHS patients could have quicker access to cutting-edge medical treatments as the UK teams up with international collaborators to fast-track the approval process. Following the...
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 &...
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...
Medical cannabis advocates join forces to improve patient access

Medical cannabis advocates join forces to improve patient access

Today marks the launch of PLEA: Patient Led Engagement for Access – a new medical cannabis patient advocacy service in the UK. Despite a 2018...
Australian Lawyers Alliance: drug policy reform in Australia

Australian Lawyers Alliance: drug policy reform in Australia

Greg Barns, National Criminal Justice Spokesperson for the Australian Lawyers Alliance, calls for evidence-led cannabis policy reform. One of the most depressing aspects of the...
New Zealand’s Medical Cannabis Scheme now launched

New Zealand’s Medical Cannabis Scheme now launched

New Zealand has now launched its Medical Cannabis Scheme that will help patients gain better access to cannabis medicines. As of April 1, 2020, New...
More effective pneumonia vaccine on the horizon

More effective pneumonia vaccine on the horizon

A more effective and less expensive pneumonia novel vaccine is on the horizon thanks to new research. The novel vaccine against pneumonia, developed by researchers...
Drug Science partnership to improve patient access to medical cannabis

Drug Science partnership to improve patient access to medical cannabis

Drug Science Medical Cannabis Working Group has formed a partnership with a leading British producer of medical cannabis to help improve patients access to...
Trailblazing doctor to ski 90km to raise funds for UK cannabis patients

Trailblazing doctor to ski 90km to raise funds for UK cannabis patients

A doctor is taking part in the world's largest skiing competition to raise funds for UK cannabis patients - despite learning to ski only...
Cannabis and psychedelics: gatherings to accelerate plant-based medicine

Cannabis and psychedelics: gatherings to accelerate plant-based medicine

The world's leading cannabis and psychedelic medicines scientists and researchers, investors, industry leaders and opinion makers will gather in Tel Aviv next month for...
Leading UK medical cannabis company fulfils its first cannabis prescription

Leading UK medical cannabis company fulfils its first cannabis prescription

Following a £7.8 million Series A funding round in 2019, Cannaray has announced the fulfilment of its first UK patient prescription. The fulfilment of the...

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