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FSA novel foods head meets the cannabis industry for robust debate

When Paul Tossell, the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) head of novel foods, spoke to members of the Cannabis Industry Council (CIC) earlier today, their...

CIC and Drugs Science—assessing the economics of NHS prescribing of medical cannabis

Value-for-money is one of the factors under consideration in deciding NHS prescribing policy. Funding for a research project which will include a financial comparison...

How can hemp energy storage play a part in Mission Zero?

“Net zero will leave us warmer and richer,” the Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP told the audience on Monday at the launch of the...

Brilliant milestone for Alfie Dingley—1,000 days seizure-free

Alfie Dingley, his family, friends and well-wishers are celebrating. Alfie has passed the milestone of being seizure-free for 1,000 days. His epilepsy is treated...

Cannabis place-names tell the British Isles’ long history of legal growing

The place-names of the British Isles and the Channel Islands tell the story of hemp-growing, an echo of its past key place in economic...

Christmas giving—crowd-funding campaign for a first member of staff for Medcan

Parent advocates are an unmissable part of the medicinal cannabis world. Hannah Deacon’s campaign to get legal access to—and NHS prescriptions for—such medicines for...

Voyager buys Polish CBD extraction and manufacturing facility for £1.5m and gains EU foothold

Voyager Life plc has increased its manufacturing capacity and gained a bricks-and-mortar presence in the European Union through the acquisition of a CBD extraction...

FOI requests by CIC reveal low or no prescribing of cannabis-based medicines by NHS foundation trusts in England

Using data obtained through freedom of information requests to 152 NHS foundation trusts in England, 105 of which replied, membership organisation the Cannabis Industry...

Lighting the way to unlock the medical potential of plants—Phytome and OSRAM

As any gardener will tell you, if you take cuttings from a mother plant, they will not all turn out the same. When you...

Working group for CBD businesses set up by CIC

A working group for CBD companies has been established by the Cannabis Industry Council (CIC), which will run alongside groups dedicated to hemp, standards,...