We all know the cancer statistics: 50% of the population will be directly affected in their lifetime. But nothing prepares
Mary is a writer, blogger and wandering spirit, mostly based in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Southern Spain. Passions include the medicinal potential of the cannabis plant and other medicinal herbs, plus the protection of our planet and all its residents - animal, vegetable and mineral.
All I know is that every day I left that camp (as a non-resident I had that luxury), I felt joy in my heart. Forget tea and sympathy, I will forever treasure those moments of chai and honesty. No pretension, no expectation, just a simple exchange of common humanity.
14/11/2017 16:41 GMT
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More than anything, let's make sure the United Kingdom is finally in step with what many other countries are acknowledging: that cannabis does have a therapeutic use, one that deserves to be fully researched, regulated and made available to patients.
06/04/2017 13:13 BST
At which point you may have assumed that Theresa May had done a policy U-turn and decided to legalise medical cannabis. And you will almost certainly have got lost with all the talk of non-psychoactive compounds, cannabinoids, CBD, THC and the like.
16/01/2017 12:09 GMT
But if we really want to look after our health, there's a biological system we should become more acquainted with. One that since its discovery in the 1990s, barely gets taught at medical school, but performs a vital role nonetheless in keeping our health in balance.
05/01/2017 14:37 GMT
Vera Twomey-Barry, mother of 6-year-old Ava who, who due to a rare genetic condition called Dravet Syndrome, suffers from as many as 20 epileptic seizures a day, decided to march the 300km to Dublin from her home in Cork.
28/11/2016 12:56 GMT
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