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Cayman Island Legislators Back MMJ Bill

Cayman Island Legislators Back MMJ Bill

Following yesterday’s debate, the Cayman Island Legislative Assembly has decided to support a bill to allow cannabis oil for medicinal use, according to a report from theCayman News Service. Although there are concerns about where the oil will be sourced, it is the first step for medical marijuana access on the island nation. Dennie Warren, […]

Second Israeli Study Shows Cannabis Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

Second Israeli Study Shows Cannabis Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

According to a study by Israeli researchers, smoking cannabis improves Parkinson’s disease symptoms, including the reduction of pain and increase of patients’ motor functions. The study was published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Pain. The team, comprised of researchers from Beilinson Hospital and Tel Aviv University, investigated the effects of cannabis […]

UK Healthcare Agency Admits CBD is Medicinal, Approves Use and Sales

UK Healthcare Agency Admits CBD is Medicinal, Approves Use and Sales

The UK government’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency now says that CBD — a non-psychoactive cannabis compound — has medicinal value, according to a report by the Independent. The agency admits that CBD has a “restoring, correcting or modifying” effect on “physiological functions” after the testing of the Medipen by the National Health Service. […]

How Cannabis Can Help You Manage Your Arthritis

How Cannabis Can Help You Manage Your Arthritis

Arthritis patients use Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) dominant cannabis strains to help them improve their quality of life. September is Arthritis Awareness Month The medical cannabis landscape in Canada is rapidly changing. As more and more doctors, researchers and patients expand their awareness of the potential therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis, the popularity of this […]

Queensland, Australia Passes ‘Groundbreaking’ MMJ Legislation

Queensland, Australia Passes ‘Groundbreaking’ MMJ Legislation

A “groundbreaking” medical cannabis bill has been passed in Queensland, Australia providing regulatory framework allowing access to the drug by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, the Australian Associated Press reports. The measure will allow specialist doctors, or medical practitioners who apply with the department, to prescribe the drug to patients with severe chronic medical conditions. During […]