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Medicinal Cannabis: What Does the Science Say? | Jamie George

JAMIE GEORGE Wed 31 Oct 2018 19.44 GMT  Last modified on Thurs 1st Nov 2018 07.32 GMTFrom today (November 1st), doctors in the UK will, for the first time, be legally allowed to prescribe medical cannabis to their patients. The shift in policy was announced in July by home secretary Sajid Javid following the prominent media attention given to the cases of

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UK doctors can now prescribe weed. But you probably wont get it

Medical cannabis can now be issued by 80,000 doctors. Although its use is limited to specific medical conditions and the government is keeping controls tight Weed has been undergoing a rebrand – with countries around the world decriminalising and legalising the drug. From today, it’s going to have a legitimate present in the UK. More than 80,000 specialist doctors will

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UK HCPs Unprepared for Medical Cannabis Legislation

The Academy of Medical Cannabis eLearning platform launches to fill theeducational gap The Academy believes at least one million people in the UK could benefit from medical cannabis LONDON, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The UK’s only HCP medical cannabis online education platform The Academy of Medical Cannabis (www.taomc.org) launches amid concerns that HCPs in the UK are unprepared for the new medical cannabis legislation that is

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The Medical Establishment Shows Its True Colours On Cannabis. A Betrayal of Patients. | Peter Reynolds

NHS England has today published what it describes as prescribing guidance – ‘Cannabis-based products for medicinal use: Guidance to clinicians‘. The actual guidance is buried within a mountain of bureaucratic doublespeak and requires downloading PDFs from the Royal College of Physicians (download here) and the British Paediatric Neurology Association (download here). In both cases, aside from chemotherapy-induced nausea, the guidance

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Medical cannabis available in the UK on prescription within a month

Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/10/06/medical-cannabis-available-prescription-within-month/ Sajid Javid will announce within the next two weeks that cannabis will soon be available on prescription CREDIT: TIM ANDERSON/DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP Tony Diver Laura Donnelly, health editor 6 OCTOBER 2018 • 9:30PM Medical cannabis will be available on prescription in the UK within a month, The Telegraph can reveal. The Home Office will announce the “rescheduling” of cannabis-derived

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