Category Archives: CBD News

cbd oil seizures increase

In the eight years we have been operating we have never known any CBD oil seizures when flying. But with news reports of airports confiscating CBD oil skyrocketing, we thought we better look into it. CBD Oil Seizures Increasing FOX News recently reported on a huge increase in CBD oil seizures in US airports. With the UK package holiday season about to start, is there a cause for concern here? Before we answer that let’s take a deeper look into the US situation. “One single, small amount of CBD oil that you thought was cool to take on a trip with you, could result in life-changing effects” CBP Port Director Cleatus Hunt Jr. CBD Oil Criminals?! The US has always had some of the strictest drug laws in the world. But with the relaxation of cannabis laws in many states. Shocking to hear of people being arrested for having CBD…

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eu cbd ban

A month ago we reported the EU had declared CBD oil a novel food, effectively making CBD products illegal. We are pleased to say, we finally have some good news to report… EU CBD Ban | Scare Tactics In January the Daily Mail said the EU had ruled CBD novel foods and products would be pulled from sale. They said in the UK the Food Standards Agency would be working with local authorities to remove CBD products from the market. “Britain’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has indicated it will ask local council trading standards officers to remove products from sale until this approval process is complete, which could take 12-18 months” Daily Mail January 2019 They suggested that all CBD products would be pulled from shelves, pending this reclassification from the FSA. EU CBD Ban | The Law In the UK CBD products are currently sold under the heading of…

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uk first cannabis clinic

Manchester has become the first city in the UK to open a clinic which will prescribe medical cannabis. In November 2018, Sajid Javid announced that medical cannabis can be prescribed to patients where there is a real need for it. Could Cannabis clinics start popping up all over the UK? Quite possibly. UK’s 1st Cana Clinic! Currently, only a handful of patients have been prescribed medical cannabis on the NHS. The current guidelines set out by the government state that medical cannabis can only be prescribed by a specialist doctor appointed by a committee. Walk in, take a seat, come out happy… Patients would need to seek approval from medical specialists and only when all other treatments have been exhausted. Medical cannabis cannot be prescribed by a regular GP as yet. “Patients suffering from chronic pain and other serious and neurological or psychiatric conditions (will gain access to medical cannabis)“…

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uk grows cannabis

You ‘May’ think the headline is just a click bait but you would be wrong. The UK grows cannabis. Infact we currently hold the title of ‘worlds biggest medical cannabis producer’. AND, would you Adam and Eve it, our very own Prime Minister’s husband & drugs minister look set to make an absolute fortune from it too. This is England 2019… UK Grows Weed | Buddy Big Money The United Nations has revealed that the UK is the largest producer of Medical Cannabis. 95 Tonnes were grown in the UK in 2016 alone for ‘medicinal and scientific use’. Had your or I accomplished the same feat they would have brought back the death penalty just for us! According to the INCB (International Narcotics Control Board), the UK contributes a stonking 44.9% of the worlds total legitimate cannabis cultivation. UK Grows Weed | Where?! British Sugar was one of a handful given…

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is cbd oil legal in the uk?

Its everywhere, local shops, online, celebs have it in cocktails but is CBD oil legal in the UK? Is CBD oil Legal in the UK? – Back to the beginning.  Many ask is CBD oil legal in the UK and to answer that we need to start in the olden days. A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away… actually it was right here on Earth around 2 – 3 billion years ago. Back then there was nothing living on the land apart from perhaps a bit of plant life, but in the sea life was thriving. Our earliest common ancestor with the cannabis plant harkens back to this time when the oceans were full of translucent life forms known as sea squirts. This primitive little organism, still around today found on jetties and marinas. Developed the very first nervous system which went on to become the one that all…

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Who wasn’t moved and inspired by Hannah Deacon on Loose Women cannabis oil story this week?!  Hannah Deacon on the  Loose Women cannabis debate, will it ever be legal in the UK?! It was not the first time we had heard her story. Certainly not the first time the Loose Women cannabis debate has raged on! It was Loose Women on Tuesday, but she spoke passionately and eloquently on LBC Radio a couple of weeks ago about her six year old son Alfie, his incredibly rare condition and her anguish at not being able to give him cannabis oil legally in the UK to help reduce and ultimately eliminate his seizures.   She has even taken her campaign along with Sir Patrick Stewart, backed by MPs peers and scientists, to Downing Street, delivering a petition with more than 370,000 signatures to back the family’s pleas for a licence to allow Alfie…

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medical cannabis on uk prescription

Well, I never believed I would actually utter the words, you can now get medical cannabis on prescription in the UK. Yet here we are! Or are we…   Medical Cannabis on prescription? Too good to be true? Maybe. Make no bones about it, medical cannabis on prescription is awesome & MONUMENTAL. Just be aware there are conditions and regulations that could still prevent you from getting your medicine. We will cover all of these ‘conditions’ further on in the blog post. Back in 2011 when our company founder started the very first CBD oil company in the UK it looked impossible. Yet here we are, after a huge amount of pressure from a rapidly changing society. Last week poll’s suggested that over 60% of the British public were in favour of cannabis legalisation. Nearly 70% said that they would gladly use medical cannabis on prescription on recpommendation from a doctor. To think…

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