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Newly released Hodges Review  supports recommendations to roll out a national trial for GP prescribing of CBPMs based on an opt-in model for doctors’ consent and systematic data collection to inform future guidelines.   Polling of 1500 individuals from across the UK shows strong support for...

The Congress. of Deputies in Spain has given the green light to regulating medical cannabis for therapeutic purposes and the new treatment should be available from hospital and community pharmacies in the coming months.  Further information: https://spanishnewstoday.com/congress-in-spain-approves-the-use-of-medicinal-cannabis_1792227-a.html??region=7...

The FSA has issued a provisional list of CBD products on sale in England and Wales that can remain on the market because an application for safety assessment has been submitted to the FSA. These applications are making initial progress through the novel foods authorisation...

Dr David Bailey has been a GP on Jersey since 1996, he has interests in substance misuse and vulnerable adults. For fun he swims in the sea and takes photographs. He co-founded Susida Medical with his friends and colleagues 12 months ago.  New beginnings  Until the SMMG...

Despite the re-scheduling of cannabis-based medicines almost 2-years ago in the UK, patient access to medical cannabis remains extremely limited with only a few hundred scripts issued to date, predominantly within the private medical sector.   A lack of understanding of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and...

While current research has mainly been focused on the role cannabinoids in pain management, neurological conditions, mood disorders and cancers, new studies are demonstrating how cannabinoids could be utilised to treat skin conditions and are emerging as a promising new area of interest. Here we...

Fibromyalgia is a disorder of chronic pain which affects somewhere between 1.8 million and 2.9 million people in the UK. It is a subjective condition with no clear understanding of the triggers or pathology and with no objective signs or diagnostic tests. Typically, fibromyalgia remains misdiagnosed for...