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CANNABIS FROM THE CHEMIST. Presentation by James Moyes Higher Evening Class Student February 2002. CONTENTS. -Introduction -What is Cannabis? -Classification of Cannabis -Cannabis and medical illnesses -World perspectives -Current British perspectives -British Cannabis Trials

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Cannabis from the chemist

CANNABIS FROM THE CHEMIST

Presentation by James Moyes

Higher Evening Class Student February 2002


Contents

CONTENTS

-Introduction

-What is Cannabis?

-Classification of Cannabis

-Cannabis and medical illnesses

-World perspectives

-Current British perspectives

-British Cannabis Trials

-Conclusion

-Questions


To clarify britain s current future stance on cannabis use for medical purposes
“To Clarify Britain’s Current & Future Stance On Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...


Cannabis from the chemist

Used as an analgesic:4000+years Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...It’s a source of 60+ related chemicals called CannabinoidsThe most familiar Cannabinoid:THC - delta-9-tetrahydrogcannabinoid


The current british drug classification system

THE CURRENT BRITISH DRUG CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...

CLASS 1: HEROIN/COCAINE

CLASS 2: CANNABIS/ECSTASY

CLASS 3: STEROIDS


Which medical conditions can cannabis help with

Which medical conditions can Cannabis help with? Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...

~ MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

~ HIV/AIDS

~ SPINAL CORD DISORDERS

~ INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS

~ BOWEL DISORDERS


World perspectives

WORLD PERSPECTIVES Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...

U.S.A 1970’s

Netherlands

Belgium 2001

Canada 2001

Portugal 2001

Italy

Spain

Switzerland


A british perspective

A British Perspective Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...

-March 2000:Police Fed suggest a softer line on Cannabis use.

-May 2001:Met Police suggest a softer line on Cannabis use.

-July 2001:Members of Parliament advocate for decriminalisation of Cannabis.

-November 2001:Home Secretary announces reclassification of Cannabis.


Dr philip robson medical trials

British Cannabis Trials Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...

Dr Philip Robson - Medical Trials

1st Major Cannabis Trials in the world.

Initial Cannabis trial results - 80% benefited.

15000 Cannabis Plants are currently being grown and studied by the Government - Superskunk,Gloria, Hindu Kush and Afghan.


Professor lester grinspoon md harvard university medical school u s a

Professor Lester Grinspoon MD Cannabis Use For Medical Purposes ...Harvard University Medical School - U.S.A.

“Penicillin was the wonder-drug of the 1940’s, Cannabis will be our 21st Century wonder-drug”.


The mcco distribute cannabis to individuals with medical conditions across the country

The MCCO distribute Cannabis to individuals with medical conditions across the country.

From April 2002: Cannabis will be reclassified to a Class C drug.

If the trial success continues, “Cannabis from the chemist” could be the reality by December 2003.


References

REFERENCES conditions across the country.

-Anderson, A. (2001) New Scientist: Going to pot? 3Novenmber 2001, No2315, pp12-13.

-WWW. MSresearchtrust.org.uk

-Pertwee, R. (1998) No cut-and-dried conclusions in the great cannabis debate, The Scotsman, 19 February.


Cannabis from the chemist

ANY conditions across the country.

QUESTIONS?