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Sunshine Vitamin: 65% of Brits lack vitamin D

The British weather is known for being cold, rainy and lacking sunshine which means brits are missing out on essential health benefits that the...
The UK Cannabis Report: legal cannabis market to reach £2.31bn by 2024

The UK Cannabis Report: legal cannabis market to reach £2.31bn by 2024

A new report from Prohibition Partners forecasts the UK legal cannabis market to reach £2.31bn by 2024. Prohibition Partners has produced The UK Cannabis Report...
CMC calls on UK government to review medical cannabis policy

CMC calls on UK government to review medical cannabis policy

Today, the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) is calling on the UK government to urgently review medical cannabis policy relating to cannabis access. The call...
UK industry body sets deadline for CBD Novel Foods application

UK industry body sets deadline for CBD Novel Foods application

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry has everything in place to start processing Novel Foods applications from its raw-product manufacturing members. The CBD regulatory body...
NHS trust to increase capacity at community health operations centre

NHS trust to increase capacity at community health operations centre

Inhealthcare, a UK leader in digital health, has partnered with Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust to transform services. The partnership between the Lincolnshire NHS...
Labour manifesto: defining 'appropriate prescription of medical cannabis'

Labour manifesto: defining ‘appropriate prescription of medical cannabis’

Cannabis Patient & Advocacy Support Services (CPASS) have said they are encouraged by Labour’s manifesto pledge to 'progress the clinically appropriate prescription of medical...
Health Foundation delivers UK general election briefing on nation’s health

Health Foundation delivers UK general election briefing on nation’s health

People in the UK today are living longer than ever before, however, there remains huge difference in longevity and quality of life between people...
Britain’s treatment of asylum seekers hits the disabled hardest

Britain’s treatment of asylum seekers hits the disabled hardest

The Immigration Advice Service talks us through how the global refugee crisis is weighted against those with physical and mental disabilities. The last decade has...
UK patient advocacy group launched to help access medical cannabis

UK patient advocacy group launched to help access medical cannabis

A new patient advocacy organisation focussed on support and care for patients considering cannabis for medicinal use has been launched. The group is chaired by...
General Election manifesto for UK pharmaceutical industry launched

General Election manifesto for UK pharmaceutical industry launched

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has launched its General Election 2020 Manifesto for Medicine. The UK pharmaceutical industry body is calling on all...
First medical cannabis clinic outside London receives CQC licence

First medical cannabis clinic outside London receives CQC licence

For the first time, a medical cannabis clinic outside of London has been granted a licence to prescribe cannabis MyAccess Clinics is the first medical...
Millions of Brits using street cannabis to treat chronic health conditions

Millions of Brits using street cannabis to treat chronic health conditions

A new poll conducted by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis and CPASS by YouGov has shown the full extent of illicit cannabis use in...
How companies can sign up to the UK’s new CBD regulation body

How companies can sign up to the UK’s new CBD regulation body

Today marks the launch of the new regulatory body for CBD products in the UK. The new CBD regulation body, the Association for the Cannabinoid...
UK healthcare investment lower than other EU countries

UK healthcare investment lower than other EU countries

The UK is investing significantly less in healthcare capital than other EU countries according to new analysis from the Health Foundation. The analysis shows that...
UK medical cannabis: the one year anniversary of legalisation

UK medical cannabis: the one year anniversary of legalisation

One year on from the legalisation of medical cannabis in the UK, MCN delves into the changing landscape. On 1 November 2018, the law was...
Bitcoin and cannabis: this CBD store in the UK accepts cryptocurrency

Bitcoin and cannabis: this CBD store in the UK accepts cryptocurrency

With so much speculation surrounding both bitcoin and cannabis markets – can the two work together? Over the last few years we have seen the...
War on drugs failing: decriminalise possession says UK committee

War on drugs failing: decriminalise possession says UK committee

The Health Committee has said the UK’s war on drugs is failing as drug related deaths are now a public emergency. In a call for...
Canopy Growth secures exclusive opportunities in the UK and Luxembourg

Canopy Growth secures exclusive opportunities in the UK and Luxembourg

Canopy Growth receives the first UK licence for a storage and distribution facility dedicated to medicinal cannabis, under the MHRA 'specials' programme for unlicensed...
World Mental Health Day: UK young people report being happy

World Mental Health Day: UK young people report being happy

Friendship, school and a good night’s sleep have all been named as key factors in a young person’s happiness. The findings have been published in...
Medical cannabis knowledge sharing: can the UK learn from Australia?

Medical cannabis knowledge sharing: can the UK learn from Australia?

Medical cannabis has been legal in Australia since 2016 with almost 20,000 legal patient approvals. The law was introduced in Australia in February 2016 to...

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