Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis clears first hurdle, but will it go further?

Campaigners for the legalisation of medicinal cannabis are this week celebrating a small victory. Legalisation could help people with multiple sclerosis and other diseases but, realistically, there’s little chance it will become law Paul Flynn, Labour MP for Newport West and patron of the United Patients Alliance (UPA) presented a 10-Minute Rule Motion in the … Continue reading Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis clears first hurdle, but will it go further?

Consider lifestyle and alternative medicines for MS

Marijuana, diets, supplements and alcohol took centre stage during a symposium at the annual meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, in Maryland, USA. Professor Allen C Bowling, an internationally recognised neurologist, claimed that lifestyle and unconventional medicine are “under recognised and underutilised tools” when working with MS. As part of the symposium Expanding … Continue reading Consider lifestyle and alternative medicines for MS