How I discovered the benefits of cannabis for medical use

It’s been 10 years since my diagnoses and my adult life has consisted of battling the symptoms of my chronic condition. My original use of cannabis had...

An Interview with Clark French, Director of the United Patients Alliance

Welcome back to another ISMOKE Interview. This series was produced to give you an insight into some of the UK's prominent activists, discussing life, the universe, and...

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 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...
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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...

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...

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...
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A Rose By Any Other Name [Medical Cannabis Documentary]

A Rose By Any Other Name is a Medical Cannabis Documentary produced, directed and edited by Made by Manchester Productions. There aren't too many medical cannabis documentaries from...
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Dying for Weed BBC Documentary – ISMOKE Review

For the past 24 hours, I've been in deep thought after watching almost the entire BBC Drugs Map of Britain series. I was hooked after watching 'Dying...
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Medicinal Cannabis Focus : Cannabis for Crohns Disease

We've teamed up with Piff Advisor to run a series on ISMOKE about the many medicinal benefits of cannabis, and this week the focus is on Cannabis...
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Cannabis and Dreaming – Do You Remember Your Dreams?

I read this excellent article on Leafly today about cannabis and dreaming, and it got me thinking about my own experience with dreaming (or lack thereof) since I...
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Since Curing His Cancer with Cannabis Rick Simpson Has Helped over 5000

After Healing His Own Cancer with Cannabis, Self-Taught Doctor Helped over 5000 Patients “I always tell people – Cannabis will cure you, and you will see that at...

Medical Cannabis for Asthma

Medicinal Cannabis is being used to treat a whole range of medical conditions, one of them being Medical Cannabis for asthma. As counterintuitive as it sounds vaping or...

Whoopi Goldberg Launching Cannabis Products to Help Women Deal with Menstrual Pain

Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg is the latest celebrity to endorse and invest in Medical Marijuana in the US. Inspired by her own lifetime of difficult periods, Goldberg...

Cannabis, Asperger’s Syndrome and Me – Breaking the taboo

I wouldn’t interact with the other kids in a normal way, and I singled myself out. It was almost like I was denying my true self. In retrospect, it was possibly the worst decisions of my life..