Is cannabis really Medicine?

Handle the truth_ Cannabis is not medicine

Preamble: this opinion based on the need to regulate CBD (and all other non-psychoactive cannabinoids) as food supplements. More preamble: this opinion is one of semantics, at no point does the author diminish the credibility of the very many real examples of conditions that have been treated using cannabis. There is overwhelming evidence that cannabis […]

Does cannabis ‘Cause or Cure’ the traffic accident epidemic

A study in the USA earlier this year that looked to determine the association of medical marijuana laws (MMLs) with traffic fatality rates, recently published their findings. The report US Traffic Fatalities, 1985–2014, and Their Relationship to Medical Marijuana Laws Methods. Using data from the 1985–2014 Fatality Analysis Reporting System, we examined the association between […]

BMJ says the time is right for Cannabis

Well… who’d have thought!!… from the well respected BMJ (British Medical Journal) “The place of cannabis as a prohibited and purely harmful psychoactive substance should change. Evidence supports the kind of reform already occurring in US states and internationally. The UK is lagging behind. Doctors should be free to provide advice on the benefits and […]

Is this a Cannabis Election in the UK?

As the UK heads into election game time, the unusually hot topic of cannabis legalization took center stage yesterday as Theresa May firmly held the party line regarding the ill-informed dangers of ‘skunk’ Skunk has not been and is not a particular strain of cannabis, skunk is merely the street term for ‘strong weed’. The […]