Medical Marijuana vs The Opioid Epidemic

With the opioid epidemic spreading like cancer, researchers are on a constant hunt, looking for safer alternatives for pain management. One such questionable alternative is cannabis. The...

MS patient prescribed medical cannabis in the UK

In the past couple of days, something amazing has happened. UK Veteran cannabis campaigner Lezley Gibson, MS Sufferer and activist who has been campaigning for cannabis for...

The Wonders of Medical Cannabis for Children

The thought of using medical cannabis as a treatment option for children is probably not the first thing in most parents’ minds even though it is becoming...

The Protective Benefits of CBD on the Cardiovascular System

Cannabidiol (CBD), is a cannabinoid identified in the cannabis plant and its benefits have long been studied. Did you know that cannabis has proved to be a remedy...
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The Importance of allowing personal cultivation for cannabis patients

It is integral to any successful medical cannabis policy that patients are able to source the correct medicine for their illness or symptoms. Otherwise, who is the policy...
World Health Organization recommends rescheduling cannabis

The World Health Organization has just recommended rescheduling cannabis

Cannabis advocates worldwide rejoice as the World Health Organization calls for a change to the international drug treaties with a recommendation for a rescheduling of cannabis. On 24th...

How I discovered the benefits of cannabis for medical use

It’s been 10 years since my diagnoses and my adult life has consisted of battling the symptoms of my chronic condition. My original use of cannabis had...

An Interview with Clark French, Director of the United Patients Alliance

Welcome back to another ISMOKE Interview. This series was produced to give you an insight into some of the UK's prominent activists, discussing life, the universe, and...

Why is consuming cannabis with tobacco so common in the UK?

This week on ISMOKE we are taking a look at why we British have a propensity to mix our cannabis with tobacco, as well as where we...

Cannabis vs Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the UK. According to mentalhealth.org, depression is the predominant mental health problem worldwide. Nearly 20% of the...
cannabis and post-traumatic stress disorder

Cannabis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that can affect anyone at any time and can develop after a person is exposed to highly stressful...

Exploring the links between smoking and schizophrenia

Today, I want to tackle the argument that "Cannabis causes schizophrenia". This argument is a fundamentally misleading and untrue assessment of the clinical data. The global prevalence for Schizophrenia...

New study finds patients with legal access are choosing cannabis over opioids

A new study conducted in Canada has found that patients prefer cannabis over opioid medication to treat chronic pain and mental health issues. Researchers from the University of...
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A Rose By Any Other Name [Medical Cannabis Documentary]

A Rose By Any Other Name is a Medical Cannabis Documentary produced, directed and edited by Made by Manchester Productions. There aren't too many medical cannabis documentaries from...
Dying For Weed

Dying for Weed BBC Documentary – ISMOKE Review

For the past 24 hours, I've been in deep thought after watching almost the entire BBC Drugs Map of Britain series. I was hooked after watching 'Dying...