Cannabis Now Available with a Prescription in the UK

Cannabis Now Available With a Prescription In The UK   Cannabis is now available for patients throughout England, Scotland, and Wales following pressure from activists and campaigners to legalize the drug. The move came after a handful of high-profile cases involving young epileptic patients who were denied their cannabis oil medicine,…

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U.S. approves first prescription drug made from marijuana

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use. The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to…

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97% Of Elderly Patients Say Cannabis Makes Them Feel Better and Decreases Prescription Meds

New Study Says 97% Of Elderly Patients Say Cannabis Makes Them Feel Better, Decrease Prescription Meds There is an increasing body of evidence proving that cannabis is beneficial for the elderly. One of the latest studies comes from Israel, whose findings were published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine.…

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New EU Study Proves Cannabis Is Better For Treating Migraines Than Prescription Drugs

New Study Proves Cannabis Is Better For Treating Migraines Than Prescription Drugs New research proves, yet again, why cannabis is definitely the better choice when it comes to treating pain – in this case, migraines.   Migraines are the third most common affliction in the world, affecting 14.7% of the…

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Patients Report Substituting Marijuana For Booze, Prescription Drugs

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Patients who possess legal access to cannabis frequently substitute it in place of alcohol and prescription drugs, according to survey data published online in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review. Investigators from the University of Victoria in British Columbia assessed the influence of medical…

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