As customers in European cities line up to stockpile food and hand sanitisers, some Dutch shoppers have new priorities after the government announced cannabis cafe closures on Sunday. People queued up just minutes after ministers ordered most businesses and schools shut down in a televised press conference.
Head to any health and wellness store, pharmacy or even supermarket in the UK and you’ll find a row of products containing CBD – ranging from vape liquid to oil and skincare products. The legal cannabis extract is part of an industry expected to skyrocket beyond £1 billion in the country by 2025. But while advocates claim the ‘miracle’ cannabinoid can ease the symptoms of a seemingly endless list of conditions – from acne to anxiety – do these claims stand up to science? With the help of expert Dr Chandni Hindocha, we find out.
Global cannabis prescriptions and CBD wellness products are on the rise, but there's "little evidence" they help mental illnesses, say researchers.
Experts explain the ways the product physically and mentally affects you – and when you should be cautious.
They might not be as "chill" as we think.
Nine-year-old Teagan suffered a seizure while on the plane.
Government has said it is working to "unblock" challenges despite law change.
Parents shouldn't be relaxed about the drug, according to the researchers.
So, what do they actually do?
Medicinal cannabis-derived products are now available on prescription.