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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...

A recent report conducted by Public Health England found that 1 in 4 people in England are taking addictive prescription medicine such as antidepressants, sleeping pills and opioid pain killers. People living in deprived areas are also more likely to be taking medicines for longer and...

Kicking off the New Year - and a new year of fresh developments for Medical Cannabis - our very own Dr Leon Barron recently recorded a podcast for The Cannabis Conversation. Speaking with Anuj Desai, creator of The Cannabis Conversation, Dr Barron shared his thoughts...

Medical Cannabis is still something of a new-topic within the UK, which remains generally poorly understood by most doctors and largely unavailable for patients seeking it in the hope that it may provide symptoms relief where other more conventional therapies have failed. Since the re-scheduling of...

Last week, our friends at The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society re-issued guidance into prescribing medical cannabis, in the hope to encourage the NHS and UK Government to review legislation and current NICE guidelines. Although medical cannabis can currently be prescribed by specialist doctors, there are still...

A report published by Gov.uk earlier this week outlined how new legislation will soon allow patients to receive cannabis based medicines within days; not months.   Import restrictions have been changed to ensure those using medical cannabis as a treatment avoid encountering disruptions to their prescriptions. Up...

It is becoming a well-known fact that medical cannabis is proving to be an effective treatment for a range of medical conditions. As the interest from the medical world and from patients and governments across the globe continues, we want to investigate CBD vs. THC. Cannabinoids The...