“I know that CBD can save many lives” – Cannabidiol & Medical Marijuana Genetics

“I know that CBD can save many lives” – Cannabidiol & Medical Marijuana Genetics

“I know that CBD can save many lives.” Candida Lycett Green

My mother who died from cancer and complications with her chemo port in August 2014, wrote that to me in the weeks leading up to her death. That day we started MMJ with the principal aim of raising awareness to the true medicinal properties of the Cannabis Sativa L plant.

Meeting with GW Pharmaceuticals

Meeting with GW Pharmaceuticals

Jon Liebling (Political Director) and Gavin Sathianathan (Trustee) of United Patients Alliance met with Chris Tovey (Chief Operations Officer) (Far right in photo) and Giles Moss (Chief Product Marketing Strategist) at a coffee shop in central London - Nothing clandestine about it - just a coffee and a good chat about the world according to GW and how it differs from UPAs - we did find a couple of things we all agree on.

Medical Cannabis: the ancient medicine for all - Lois Bentall

Medical Cannabis: the ancient medicine for all - Lois Bentall

A response to Susannah Taylor’s article in The Times Weekend supplement on Saturday November 11th 2017

Trigger and Content Warnings: Drugs, Eating Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis, Racism, Sexism, Violence.

2789 words, approx 14 mins reading time.

Spotlight on Professor Mike Barnes

Spotlight on Professor Mike Barnes

Professor Mike Barnes is Honorary Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation.He is also currently Clinical Director of The Christchurch Group.He has previously been Founder President of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR) and is currently Treasurer. He has a long standing interest in the management of spasticity and a long term advocate of the legalisation of cannabis for medical usage.

UPA Medical Cannabis Conference & AGM - Sponsors

UPA Medical Cannabis Conference & AGM - Sponsors

We have been honoured to gain the support of some of the best companies working in this nascent industry.  As we are announcing another fantastic new sponsor today, we felt we should take the opportunity to thank them all for supporting UPA and our events.  

UPA and Labour - Getting Noticed

UPA and Labour - Getting Noticed

Now in our 3rd year, it seems the Labour Party are finally starting to bite!
This has not happened by accident, you know! United Patients Alliance have been being a thorn in their sides for ages - Really - we don't give up! How can we - our illnesses don't!

APPG Meets ACMD and Columbia Care

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APPG Meets ACMD and Columbia Care

On September 13th 2017 the APPG for Drug Policy Reform kicked off the new Parliamentary session with some very special guests to talk about what's in their plans over the next 12 to 24 months.

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