Can Cannabis Consumers Give Blood?

The donation of blood is a selfless, kind act that has the potential to save someone's life. Give Blood UK say they need around 200,000 new blood...
CBD in the UK

Cannabidiol CBD in the UK

There is a lot of info online about CBD in the UK, most of it coming from CBD companies providing a variety of products to consumers. Because of...

The Cannabis Consumer’s Guide to Quitting Tobacco

As someone who suffers from Asthma, I was always told that it wasn't a sensible idea to smoke. Perhaps it's my age; I was born in the late...

Cannabis and The Gateway Theory

This week, we’ll be looking at a few of the persistent myths that surround the gateway theory and cannabis, including where it comes from and the consequences...

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 and dreaming

Cannabis and sleep

It will come as no surprise to the initiated amongst you that the consumption of Cannabis before bed will have you sleeping on a cloud of smoke...

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...

Consuming cannabis for depression

Now that we have explored the links between smoking and schizophrenia, we can talk about using Cannabis as an antidepressant. With mental health issues becoming ever more of a...
Stop smoking cannabis with tobacco

This is why you should stop smoking cannabis with tobacco right now

Following last week’s story on the study which found that the biggest potential health risks from smoking cannabis is combining it with tobacco, we decided to find...

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...
The dangers of mixing cannabis and tobacco

Scientists in the UK are finally warning of the dangers of mixing cannabis with...

The UK needs to catch up with rest of the world on cannabis laws to make it safer for consumers. • Researchers say that the UK needs to take steps...
ISMOKE Special Report

These people in the UK are ditching their pharmaceutical medications for cannabis

Yesterday we reported on the newest study into the relationship between cannabis and pharmaceutical medication, after researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of...

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...
Generalised Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

CBD for Generalised Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

Generalised Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a very common and impairing condition and today – despite several guidelines or consensus statements issued over the past few years...