Medical Cannabis

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Emma Appleby

Emma Appleby: 'We're not fine' despite medical cannabis law changes

Emma Appleby: 'We're not fine' despite medical cannabis law changes

A mother caught trying to bring medical cannabis into the UK to treat her severely epileptic daughter has said families are still suffering despite legal changes.  

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Mother has medical cannabis for epileptic child confiscated at airport

Mother has medical cannabis for epileptic child confiscated at airport

Mother has medical cannabis for epileptic child confiscated at airport

A mother who tried to bring medical cannabis into the UK illegally in a bid to help her severely epileptic daughter has had it confiscated at the airport.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Jorja Emerson

Medical cannabis firm 'saves toddler's life' with free treatment

Medical cannabis firm 'saves toddler's life' with free treatment

A medical cannabis company has “saved” the life of a severely epileptic girl by giving her free access to treatment not provided by the NHS, her father claims.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Charlotte Caldwell

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell has said families are still waiting for prescriptions four months after the home secretary gave the cure the green-light.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

A drugs policy expert has said that legalising medical cannabis allows “sick people to get the best medicine for their ailments”, but that the government was not moving fast enough.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt: UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of cannabis legalisation

Crispin Blunt tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK could look to follow in Canada's footsteps and fully legalise cannabis, as the product is made legal for medical purposes

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Medical cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Medical cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Charlotte Caldwell, whose son Billy controls his epilepsy with medical cannabis, thanked Sajid Javid for allowing doctors to prescribe medical cannabis

Medicinal cannabis

Doctors able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from November, Sajid Javid announces

Doctors able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from November

Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from November 1, the home secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Full legalisation of cannabis in UK could take 'turbulent five to ten years'

Full legalisation of cannabis in UK could take 'turbulent five to ten years', says cannabis retailer

Full legalisation of cannabis in UK could take 'turbulent five to ten years'

A cannabis retailer told Mike Graham that the UK should look at the positive effects of the legalisation of cannabis in other countries, after the Home Office rescheduled the drug for medical use

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Medical cannabis to be legalised in Britain

Medical cannabis to be legalised in Britain

It follows several high profile cases, including that of young epilepsy sufferers Alfie Dingley and Billy Caldwell, whose conditions appeared to be helped by cannabis oil.