The UK needs a science-led cannabis industry based around clinical trials and data, writes Robin Emerson, head of corporate social responsibility at Brains Bioceutical.
Treatment through one of the seven Sapphire Medical Clinics located across the UK can now cost less than £5 per day.
Participants reported significant reductions in their compulsions, intrusions, and anxiety within four hours of smoking cannabis.
The Missouri state department has since concluded the investigation after further tests found the product batch did meet health and safety regulations.
The grand opening of the state’s medical cannabis program comes two years after residents voted to legalize the drug for medical use.
The study’s authors say they are concerned that people may actually be prolonging their illness unnecessarily by choosing to use CBD where other treatments may be more effective.
Chemical engineer Anthony Nielsen outlines the protocols cannabis extraction and testing facilities can follow for better efficiency.
The researchers found that regular exposure to advertising, and to a lesser extent the proximity to cannabis stores, increased the likelihood that teenagers would consume cannabis in the future.