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Raphael Mechoulam’s “outstanding” contribution—industry leaders reflect

Raphael Mechoulam’s research into cannabis over the last sixty years has changed lives in the UK for the better. The medicines which his research...

Raphael Mechoulam’s 60 years of collaborative cannabis research—and coffee

Listening to the voice of Professor Raphael Mechoulam, with its warmth and humanity, pieces of the puzzle fall into place. The puzzle? The puzzle...

Spurious ‘novel foods exempt’ claims from companies make the CTA’s Siân Phillips see red

Why ask a question to which you already know the answer? When one of the two co-executive directors of the Cannabis Trades Association (CTA)...

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...