Tag Archives: cannabis

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Availability of NHS cannabis will be limited to just a few people

The new reclassification of ­cannabis for medical use means it can be prescribed on the NHS. If only that were ­entirely true. The reality is few people are likely to get a script for medical cannabis, according to a BMJ editorial. The potential demand for medical cannabis in the UK is considerable. A poll found… Read More »

Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

The decline of brony culture might have been inevitable, fads tend to fade, but for some unlikely fans of My Little Pony, the novelty is simply maturing Twenty years ago, then-Toronto mayor Mel Lastman called in the army to shovel some snow — and the ridicule from other provinces continues to this day ‘I saw… Read More »

Will legal recreational weed kill off the medical cannabis market? Experts say the opposite is happening

As Canada edged ever closer this year to making it legal for any adult to buy marijuana, Dr. Hance Clarke noticed a surprising phenomenon. At his Toronto pain clinic, Clarke encountered more and more people eager for him to prescribe medical cannabis, though they could soon buy the drug without anyone’s approval. The trend has… Read More »