Researchers in Israel performed a clinical trial of the anti-inflammatory effects of cannabis on patients suffering from Crohn’s disease. On the 21 patients suffering from severe symptoms and who did not respond to other treatments (including steroids), 11 were given cannabis twice daily while the other received a placebo. After 8 weeks of treatment with cannabis 5 of them showed complete remission of the symptoms while clinical response was measured in 90% of cases.
A CLEAR member has returned to the UK from Holland with 90g of Bedrocan medicinal cannabis which was prescribed by his UK GP. He declared the medicine at customs, showed various documentation and was authorised to proceed.
Following France, Ireland is currently going through the legal procedure to allow the use of cannabinoids in medicine and regulate distribution “as quickly as possible”, according to the department of health.
In Europe, where the use of heraldry has been developed by the many powers in place, cannabis has been used in various countries.
The proposition to legalise the production of cannabis for personal use through Cannabis Social Clubs announced in July 2012 by the Left Front (Bloco de Esquerda) was being discussed by the parliament on Wednesday 8th of May 2013.
France, one of the most repressive countries in Europe in regard to cannabis, has just legalized the medicinal use of cannabis!
Every year, thousands of people gather in the small town of Nimbin, near Brisbane, to join a protest rally against the prohibition of cannabis called MardiGrass.
Kentucky might become the first state to grow hemp again in the USA since 1945.
The UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) has undertaken research into cannabis seeds purchasable online. They presented their findings in June 2012, of which we have made a selection specific to the cannabis seed industry for you.
The 29th of January 2013 could be a historic day for the reform of cannabis laws in Italy, a country traditionally strict in regards to cannabis growing.
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Dr Ben Whalley, who is leading the research at the department of pharmacy at the University of Reading, said tests in animals had shown the compounds effective at preventing seizures and convulsions while also having less side effects than existing epilepsy drugs.