Tag Archives: Cannabis

Cannabis And The United Kingdom: Where Are We Now?

The Path to Medicinal Use On September 21 2018, the U.K. Government announced that cannabis-based products for medicinal use would become available for specialist doctors to prescribe legally. Keeping true to their word, November 1 of that year marked a watershed moment towards the approach to cannabis in the U.K., as the Government legalized its… Read More »

Medical Cannabis 5-year program in Ireland is expected to be signed today

Medical cannabis is being introduced in Ireland on a 5-year pilot program. The program means commercial operators whose products meet the specified requirements can supply to the Irish market. Work on the program began two years ago when an examination into medical cannabis by the Health Products Regulatory Authority was conducted. If the legislation is signed by… Read More »

Olivia Newton-John: ‘Medicinal cannabis will play huge part in beating cancer’

“I’ve got chills, they’re multiplying!” sings Travolta in You’re The One That I Want. And I, and every other, hormones- raging, young male back then, insanely 40 odd years ago, wanted to – oh-so-achingly-wanted-to – get physical with the virgin-turned-vixen that was Olivia Newton-John. Our chills were multiplying to every breathless beat of its sound-track.… Read More »

More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy, research finds

The number of women using cannabis in the year before they get pregnant and early in their pregnancies is increasing, and their frequency of use is also rising, according to new data from Kaiser Permanente. The research, published July 19, 2019, in JAMA Network Open, examined self-reported cannabis use among 276,991 pregnant women (representing 367,403… Read More »