Cannabis

July 19, 2017

Cape High Court Rules Dagga is Legal

Cape High Court Rules Dagga is Legal Our team at Medical Cannabis Oil is very excited about the recent legal development in which the Western Cape High Court, made a landmark ruling in which they declared that its an infringement of a persons right to ban the use of dagga and its derivatives being used by adults in the privacy of their own homes. The recent ruling of the High Court, now allows for the possession, cultivation and use of cannabis at home for private use. The court also ruled that Parliament has 24 months to make certain changes to sections of the Drug Trafficking Act as well as the Medicines Control Act.   The successful application to decriminalise cannabis was driven by Dagga Party leader Jeremy Acton and Rastafarian Garreth Prince who argued on December 13 and 14 last year for the decriminalisation of the herb. Acton, Prince, and 18 plaintiffs applied to the court for the Criminal Prohibition of Dagga Act (sections 4b and 5c), read with certain sections of Part III of Schedule 2 of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, to be declared unconstitutional. Those sections make it a crime to possess a drug, unless it […]
July 19, 2017

Cape Town High Court Judgement on Use of Cannabis In Private Homes

Cape Town High Court Judgement on Use of Cannabis In Private Homes Some very exciting developments have taken place recently within South Africa, specifically related to the use of cannabis products. On the 31st of March 2017, the Western Cape High Court ruled that national legislature has 24 months to within which to change certain sections of the Drug Trafficking Act and the Medicines Control act, to allow for the legal use of cannabis and its derivatives within the privacy of your own home. The South African Parliament is in the process of getting a copy of the judgement and will then study the contents there in. There is still a process to go, firstly if the two laws are found to be unconstitutional. Then the Constitutional Court will still need to confirm this judgement and only then can Parliament act, there is also a chance that the state will appeal the matter. When all the litigation is completed, then the Constitutional Court must confirm the judgement and then Parliament is then required to fix the issues that have been found to be unconstitutional. There are a number of ways in which this can be done, we will explore some […]
July 19, 2017

Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil

Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Fibromyalgia is a term you will hear a lot of from colleagues, friends and family. Instances of Fibromyalgia are on the rise, it can manifest in a number of ways, the most common symptoms being full body muscle pain as well as overall fatigue, other symptoms might include headaches, sleep issues and depression. Our team at Medical Cannabis oils have put this short article together to highlight some of the ways that medical grade cannabis oil can be of value when treating this condition. Successfully Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Below is a list of ways in which our medical grade cannabis oil can assist with the successful treatment of Fibromyalgia. Sleep related issues – We often find that our Fibromyalgia patients are struggling to get a good nights sleep. If you dont get enough sleep, your body does not function properly. We have an amazing THC/CBD blended oil that will help a patient get that well deserved nights rest. Suggested dose is 8-10 drops 40mins before bed. Pain and inflamation –  We have an amazing THC/CBD blended medical grade oil that is a highly effective pain killer and amazing at treating all […]
July 19, 2017

 Treat Diabetes with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil

 Treat Diabetes with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Diabetes is on rise and more people are being diagnosed than every before. Our team at Medical Cannabis Oils have put this short article together to highlight the fact that medical grade cannabis oil is successfully able to treat the symptoms of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, that results in the patients immune system attacking the beta cells in the pancreas that aid in producing insulin in the patients body. Damage to the beta cells in the pancreas, leads to the patient not being able to create sufficient insulin. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and is caused by insulin resistance. It is a metabolic disorder that is caused by high blood sugar. The body can keep up for a period of time by producing more insulin, but over time the insulin receptors sites get burned out. Recent medical studies are showing clearly that medical grade cannabis oil may prevent and treat the disease. There’s also compelling scientific evidence that medical grade cannabis oik can aid in treating diabetes complications, for example eye disease. Cannabis reduces the intraocular pressure (fluid pressure in the eye) considerably in people with glaucoma, […]