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A new way of thinking: teaching clinicians and patients about cannabis

A new way of thinking: teaching clinicians and patients about cannabis

Cannabis is disrupting the way we look at medicines – but more people need to be educated about cannabis before it becomes commonly accepted...
History made with first ever Israeli cannabis import into the UK

History made with first ever Israeli cannabis import into the UK

Israel has exported medical cannabis a year after their government changed policy to legally allow the export of domestically cultivated and formulated products. Astral Health,...
First cannabis export allowed into Israel will improve patient access

First cannabis export allowed into Israel will improve patient access

Tilray has signed an agreement for a 2.5 tonne export agreement with Canndoc to address growing demand for medical cannabis in Israel. Tilray, a global...
Police boss says UK should regulate cannabis and allow home grows

Police boss says UK should regulate cannabis and allow home grows

A UK police boss has said that the UK should regulate cannabis and people should be allowed to grow a small amount in their...
NHS medtech provider teams with cannabis group to ease patient access

NHS medtech provider teams with cannabis group to ease patient access

The newplatform, delivered by an NHS medtech solutions provider, aims to digitalise the cannabis industry to help ease patient access. An NHS medical technology provider...
Patient experience: medical cannabis and multiple sclerosis

Patient experience: medical cannabis and multiple sclerosis

Medical Cannabis Network spoke to the first patient in Australia to receive a medical cannabis prescription, Jason Jordan, about his experience with cannabis and...
UK police boss demands crown prosecution protects cannabis patients

UK police boss demands crown prosecution protects cannabis patients

A UK police and crime commissioner in Wales is calling for assurances that people using cannabis for medicinal purposes will not be prosecuted. North Wales...
UK’s first network of medical cannabis clinics set to open more sites

UK’s first network of medical cannabis clinics set to open more sites

Doctors working for The Medical Cannabis Clinics are now breaking the mould to allow qualifying patients access to cannabis across the country with more...
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...
United Patients Alliance: looking to the future of UK medical cannabis

United Patients Alliance: looking to the future of UK medical cannabis

Medical cannabis advocacy group, the United Patients Alliance, look to the future of medical cannabis in the UK. It’s been over a year since the...
Baroness Meacher: access to medical cannabis in the UK

Baroness Meacher: access to medical cannabis in the UK

Baroness Meacher is the chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform and has a long history in social work and mental...
NICE must consider therapeutic potential of different cannabis medicines

NICE must consider therapeutic potential of different cannabis medicines

The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) is urging NICE to consider the potential therapeutic value of different cannabis formulations for a variety conditions. The CMC...
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...
Calls for government to accelerate research following cannabis oil approval

Calls for government to accelerate research following cannabis oil approval

Campaign groups and charities are calling on the UK government to accelerate cannabis research following the NICE approval of two cannabis medicines. For the first...
Medical cannabis in Gibraltar now legal for patients

Medical cannabis in Gibraltar now legal for patients

Patients in Gibraltar will finally get access to medical cannabis. HM Government of Gibraltar recently announced the publication of the Drugs (Misuse) (Amendment) Regulations 2019,...
Europe’s largest medical cannabis patient project Twenty21 launches

Project Twenty21: Europe’s largest medical cannabis patient trial launches

Europe’s first medical cannabis patient registry was launched today by drug reform campaigning body Drug Science. Project TWENTY21, to be led by drug specialist and...
LYPHE Group makes landmark move for medical cannabis prescriptions

LYPHE Group makes landmark move for medical cannabis prescriptions

Medical Cannabis Network brings you an exclusive insight into the journey of a UK pharmacist travelling to import medical cannabis prescriptions back to the...
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...

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