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Rhodes to recovery: Greek study suggests medical cannabis can improve patient's quality of life

General | Medical Cannabis | Conditions

Recently, a team of researchers in Greece published the latest evidence that suggests medical cannabis can improve health related quality of life for patients living with various chronic diseases. These findings build on other studies from around the world, such as those conducted in the UK, and in Australia, which have also discovered a correlation between cannabis-based treatments and an improvement in quality of life. 

5 min read
01.09.2023
Lucy MacKinnon

Rhodes to recovery: Greek study suggests medical cannabis can improve patient's quality of life

Recently, a team of researchers in Greece published the latest evidence that suggests medical cannabis can improve health related quality of life for patients living with various chronic diseases. These findings build on other studies from around the world, such as those conducted in the UK, and in Australia, which have also discovered a correlation between cannabis-based treatments and an improvement in quality of life. 

5 min read
01.09.2023
Lucy MacKinnon

Highflying prescriptions: What it's like to take cannabis on a plane

Recently, I've been able to experience what it's like to fly internationally and domestically with a legal cannabis prescription. For the first time in my life, I'm not confined to travel to only those destinations where I can access cannabis, so I can now stay symptom-free and enjoy the duration of my trips. 

6 min read
21.08.2023
Greg de Hoedt

From taboo to treatment: Patients reflect on 5 years of legal cannabis

Patients in the United Kingdom were elated when the Home Office announced the legalisation of medical cannabis on November 1st 2018. Approximately 20,000 patients are prescribed legal cannabis-based medicinal products, mostly flowers, five years later. I spoke to six patients to find out how they feel about the law and what real-world impact it has had on their day-to-day lives. 

17 min read
21.08.2023
Greg de Hoedt

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