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Discover helpful insights on health, wellness, and medical cannabis in our blogs. Explore practical articles covering general medical cannabis info, tips for staying well, and how medical cannabis can assist with specific health conditions.

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10 hidden dangers of street cannabis

General | Medical Cannabis

The same varieties of cannabis plants exist in both the legal medical market and the illicit street market; the differences are in how the plants are grown and the quality assurances the provider can give due to how cultivation, processing and packaging are overseen and regulated. 

8 min read
12.02.2024
Greg de Hoedt

10 hidden dangers of street cannabis

The same varieties of cannabis plants exist in both the legal medical market and the illicit street market; the differences are in how the plants are grown and the quality assurances the provider can give due to how cultivation, processing and packaging are overseen and regulated. 

8 min read
12.02.2024
Greg de Hoedt

How should you carry your medical cannabis prescription?

Medicinal cannabis is available for prescription in the UK through private clinics, but there are stringent rules around what constitutes legally carrying cannabis on you. In this article, I will explain the law on possessing prescription medicines and examine some problems patients have encountered when presenting their prescriptions to a police officer. 

7 min read
11.08.2023
Greg de Hoedt

Respecting science: Correcting cannabis nomenclature

The cannabis industry was left unregulated for the best part of 50 years. A result of this has been the dissemination of incorrect cannabis terminology that, unfortunately, still plagues the industry today. Now that products are legally regulated for medicinal purposes and industry experts and professionals can share their knowledge without fear of arrest and imprisonment, the proper language for cannabis constituents is starting to reach the mainstream public. 

9 min read
04.08.2023
Greg de Hoedt

Itching for a new treatment? Cannabinoids show potential in psoriasis management

Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune skin condition that affects an estimated 2.1 million people in the UK, and August marks its month of awareness. This extremely prevalent dermatological issue is currently incurable, and subjects patients to uncomfortable red, itchy patches of skin that can crack and bleed, which can be very painful. 

7 min read
04.08.2023
Lucy MacKinnon

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