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Could the UK be a leader in the medical cannabis industry?

Could the UK be a leader in the medical cannabis industry?

The UK has emerged in an unlikely position of becoming a world leader in the medical cannabis industry, according to Professor Mike Barnes. Cannabis stocks...
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

The British Government has now authorised the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has become the third in Britain to gain authorisation...
Project Twenty21 receives new medical cannabis range

Project Twenty21 receives new medical cannabis range

Project Twenty21 and LYPHE Group have created a partnership for a new range of medical cannabis products for the registry. The partnership will see LYPHE...
Calls for urgent reforms to improve care for rare disease patients

Calls for urgent reforms to improve care for rare disease patients

Organisations are calling on the UK Government and the NHS to implement urgent reforms in order to improve care for patients in the UK...
Clinical trials for another COVID-19 vaccine begin in UK

Clinical trials for another COVID-19 vaccine begin in UK

Early Phase I and Phase II clinical trials have started in the UK for the Valneva COVID-19 vaccine, which is to be tested on...
No deal Brexit could be detrimental for UK rare disease patients

No deal Brexit could be detrimental for UK rare disease patients

Experts have issued a warning that a no deal Brexit could have a hugely detrimental impact on patients in the UK living with a...
Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launches today

Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launched today

From today, eligible patients in the UK will be able to apply for the UK’s new medical cannabis card – Cancard. The Cancard aims to...
UK medicine manufacturing to receive funding boost

UK medicine manufacturing to receive funding boost

Funding of £20m will be provided to improve medicine supply chains in the UK and help to create thousands of new jobs. The money, which...
Groundbreaking cannabis education for UK healthcare professionals

Groundbreaking cannabis education for UK healthcare professionals

The Cannabis Patient Advocacy & Support Services (CPASS) is launching a new groundbreaking, Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) webinar series on medical cannabis for healthcare professionals...
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...
New study shows escalation in UK opioid use over the last decade

New study shows escalation in UK opioid use over the last decade

A new study of two million opioid users has shown that prescriptions for the addictive drug codeine jumped by a factor of five between...
UK government responds to ACMD report on the misuse of fentanyl

UK government responds to ACMD report on the misuse of fentanyl

The UK government has responded to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) report on the misuse of fentanyl to confirm it...
Researchers provide recommendations to fix England’s test and trace

Researchers provide recommendations to fix England’s test and trace

Health researchers have provided a series of recommendations to fix the struggling test, trace, and isolate system in England. The researchers from the University College...
New UK medical cannabis products cheaper and safer than black market

New UK medical cannabis products cheaper and safer than black market

Sapphire Medical Clinics are first to offer access to a new range of UK manufactured medical cannabis products which are now cheaper and safer...
Health innovation for healthy ageing in Greater Manchester

Health innovation for healthy ageing in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester, along with Cheshire and Warrington, has been successful in its bid to promote the city region as a High Potential Opportunity (HPO)...
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...
Medical Cannabis: life sciences and the law survey

Medical Cannabis: life sciences and the law survey

Earlier this year life sciences law firm Hill Dickinson set out to discover the views of the UK public in regard to medical cannabis...
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...
Cannabis and hemp in the UK

Cannabis and hemp in the UK

Tim Henley, Director of the Cannabis Trades Association, speaks with MCN Quarterly about hemp and cannabis regulation, policy, and healthcare in the UK. The Cannabis...
Cancard: giving patients and police peace of mind

Cancard: giving patients and police peace of mind

Medical cannabis patient Carly Barton has been working to create the UK’s new medical cannabis card that will protect patients from prosecution and save...

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