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Mary Biles

Medical Cannabis Writer and CBD Consultant

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.
We Can All Learn Something From

We Can All Learn Something From Refugees

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
Medical Cannabis in the UK - Time for

Medical Cannabis in the UK - Time for Change?

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
CBD - The Myths And

CBD - The Myths And Facts

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
When Is It OK To Give Children

When Is It OK To Give Children Cannabis?

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