UK National Health Service Watchdog Says More Proof Needed That Cannabis Epilepsy Treatment Works – LPC Despite pushback from parents, the UK National Health Service (NHS) won’t back a cannabis epilepsy treatment. That’s based on the recommendation of health watchdog National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice). Parents and campaigners said this decision will…

Provincial Ban on Cannabis Topicals and Edibles Will Hurt Patients, Says One Woman – LPC When Canada legalizes cannabis topicals, edibles, and extracts on October 17, 2019, Quebec may opt out from many products. Lionel Carmant, junior health minister in ruling Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) party, said the ban would be to protect children. Indeed,…

Residents in Alberta and Ontario Can Get Pharmacy Support Through Medical Cannabis Consults – LPC Shoppers Drug Mart provides medical cannabis consults for residents of Ontario and now Alberta. Jeff Leger, President, Shoppers Drug Mart, said that it is a “leap forward” for patients who want professional advice to ensure the drug is right for them.…