Imperial College London expands its cannabis research programme

Imperial College London expands its cannabis research programme

iStock/CasarsaGuru Imperial College London and research partner EMMAC will be expanding a cannabis research programme that aims to evaluate the ‘entourage effect’ of cannabinoids for helping pain. EMMAC, the leading European independent medical cannabis company, uses in vitro models for the study, and looks at the mechanisms of action in a range of medicinal cannabis […]

Duchess of Sussex’s nephew grows new strain of ‘Archie Sparkie’ cannabis

Duchess of Sussex's nephew grows new strain of 'Archie Sparkie' cannabis

MEGHAN Markle’s nephew has grown a new strain of ‘Archie Sparkie’ cannabis as he builds a business  based on her name, according to reports. Cannabis farmer Tyler Dooley, 26, insists he created the strain to get ahead in the “very competitive businesses” of marijuana production. 4 Meghan Markle launching her clothing collection with Marks and […]

UK company set to be largest cannabis company on London stock market

UK company set to be largest cannabis company on London stock market

iStock/Khongtham A UK company is planning to list a £100m float on the stock market – poising it be the biggest cannabis company on the London Stock Exchange. Cannaray, a British medical cannabis company, closed last Monday with a £7.8m (~€8.8m) Series A Funding round and hopes to raise more than £30m in the coming […]

My £250-a-month cannabis fix that saves me from the misery of MS

My £250-a-month cannabis fix that saves me from the misery of MS

The latest headlines in your inbox The latest headlines in your inbox Penny Fitzlyon was in hospital to undergo an MRI scan for her multiple sclerosis when she overheard a conversation that made her blood run cold. “One of the nurses turned to her colleague and said it wouldn’t be long before I needed a […]

Illicit cannabis vaping products could be behind US deaths

Vaping

Illicit cannabis vaping products have been identified as a possible cause of hundreds of cases of severe lung illness in the US. A sixth person died on Wednesday as officials urgently try to find out what killed them. New York’s state health department said “Dank Vapes” and “Chronic Carts” contain vitamin E acetate, a thickening […]

David Cameron says he got “off his head” on cannabis

David Cameron says he got

David Cameron has admitted to getting “off his head” on cannabis after smoking the drug while studying at Eton College. The former prime minister had previously refused to acknowledge allegations that he had dabbled in drug use during his days at the elite private school which has produced 20 of the nation’s leaders – arguing that […]

Man jailed over town centre cannabis farm

Two in court after £150k cannabis find

A man who claimed he was a victim of human trafficking has been jailed after admitting running a cannabis farm in Galashiels town centre. Mirjan Kastrati, 30, said he fled Albania fearing for his life and had to pay traffickers to escape to Britain. In order to repay his debt he said he was forced […]