Medical Cannabis Awareness Week 2021

Medical Cannabis Awareness Week kicked off on Monday, marking three years since cannabis was legalised for medical purposes. On the 1st of November 2018 the Home Office amended cannabis as a schedule II under the Misuse Of Drug Act, allowing for specialist consultants to prescribe it for a wide range of conditions. However, since the … Continued

Will Germany legalise cannabis following the election?

The federal election of Germany is on Sunday the 26th September, and its results will be pivotal to the state of cannabis policy reform both within the country, and across Europe. Promises pertaining to cannabis policy reform have been present in four out of the six major parties in Germany’s campaigns, ranging from decriminalisation to … Continued

Strengthening the European Psychedelic Ecosystem: Partnership Between Octarine Bio and Clerkenwell Health

  The announcement of a partnership between Clerkenwell Health and Octarine Bio signals a momentous time for the growth and development of the European psychedelic ecosystem. This exciting partnership between these innovative startups aims to advance patient access to psychedelic treatments in Europe, and improve the quality of the psychedelic medicines produced in Europe.  Clerkenwell Health … Continued

Heroic Hearts Project announces new study with Imperial College London into the physiological and psychological effects of psilocybin on veterans.

The Heroic Hearts Project UK (HHPUK) have this week announced a world-first observational study on the psychological and physiological effects of psilocybin on veterans with traumatic brain injury. HHPUK will partner with Imperial College London to provide veterans with a unique legal pathway to psychedelic-assisted therapy through a retreat in the Netherlands from August 2021; … Continued

I am Billy Campaign Launches: Charlotte Caldwell Calls for Study to Break “Medical Cannabis Deadlock”

  This week Charlotte Caldwell, mother of Billy – the boy who changed the law, announced the launch of the I am Billy campaign. This groundbreaking campaign is asking for the Government’s support in taking crucial steps towards improving patients’ access to cannabis medicines prescribed by the NHS. Following the success of previous campaigning efforts … Continued