12-Year-Old With Epilepsy Hospitalized After Four Days of Being Deprived of CBD Oil

Paramedics have rushed young Billy Caldwell to the hospital after the boy suffered a series of epileptic seizures. British media is reporting that rescue medications failed to bring 12-year-old Billy out of “a massive intractable epileptic seizure.” First responders transported Billy to St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington on Thursday night. […]

British Medical Journal Advocates For Decriminalizing All Drugs

Advocates for cannabis legalization and decriminalization frequently frame their case as a social justice issue. Ending racially disparate mass incarceration, for example, has become a refrain among pro-cannabis progressives in the United States. But across the pond, some British doctors are adopting a different tact. Instead of drawing attention to […]

Ex-Im Europe: The Face of the Current Cannabis Market

In the United States, the idea of transporting cannabidiol (CBD), let alone medical cannabis across state lines is still verboten. As a result, a patchwork of very different state industries has sprung up across the map, with different regulatory mandates everywhere. While it is very clear that California will set […]

Steep Hill Announces Major International Expansion

According to a press release, the Steep Hill team announced they are expanding internationally in a big way on Monday. Steep Hill, a well-known cannabis lab-testing and research company with roots in California, announced plans for licensing agreements in Mexico, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Photo […]

Doctor Says Giving Cannabis To Prison Inmates Could Prevent Deaths

After a string of lethal overdoses in Scottish prisons, one doctor says giving cannabis to prison inmates could prevent deaths going forward. A part of the United Kingdom, Scotland is wrestling with its own failed drug war. The symptoms of this failure are familiar. A thriving illegal market, massive resources […]

Q1 European Cannabis Industry Update Report

While the American cannabis industry deals with both unparalleled opportunity and new risks, Europe is setting itself up for a spring that is going to be verdant. The ongoing drumbeat for reform in countries across the continent is bringing both money and high-grade medical product into the market. Even if […]

Carry On Cannabis: UK Parliament Debates Reform (Again)

The British Parliament considered a new right last Friday – the right of chronically ill patients to treat their conditions with cannabinoids. The bill to reform the law and allow medical use, the Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill 2017-19 was also re-read. It was first introduced last October. While […]