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Quiz: How much do you really know about medical cannabis?

Test your knowledge of medical cannabis with The Medical Cannabis Clinics quiz and win a £100 Amazon voucher.

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Test your knowledge of medical cannabis with The Medical Cannabis Clinics quiz and win a £100 Amazon voucher.

To mark Medical Cannabis Awareness Week (MCAW2021), The Medical Cannabis Clinics has designed a quiz to test how much you really know. The competition will run from now until the end of the year.

You can find the quiz here

Medical Cannabis Awareness Week marks three years since the change in the law allowing cannabis-based medicines to be prescribed. Despite this, only three prescriptions have been issued during this time. #MCAW2021 helps to highlight the experiences of patients and their frustration at the current system. It also calls for real-world evidence in evolving access to these treatments.

The Medical Cannabis Clinics is the UK’s top online cannabis clinic applying cannabis-based therapy and treatment for patients suffering from chronic pain, neurological, psychiatric and other conditions.

They offer innovative cannabis-based therapy and prescription of cannabis-based medicines to patients.

Quiz: An online graphic for medical cannabis awareness week asking you how much you really know

Speaking with Cannabis Health News, Tuanne Mac,  Head of Marketing, at The Medical Cannabis Clinics said:

“We’re keen to educate patients as much as possible and inform them of their full options when considering treatment.

A lot of people are still not aware that medical cannabis was legalised in 2018. Others are not aware that it could be a viable option and are taking the first steps to educate themselves.

We set up the quiz as an engaging way to test people’s knowledge and encourage them to learn more, both through our website and the learning material available at The Academy of Medical Cannabis.

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We’re also inviting people to tell us what they think of the current industry. Getting closer to our patients and the general public is imperative to us in order to drive a collective awareness.”

If you think you know your CBD from your THC then why not give it a try?

Test your knowledge and enter the competition quiz here.

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Competition time: Cannabis Health’s 24 days of Christmas giveaways starts today!

Our Christmas giveaway launches this week – here’s how you can get involved

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Christmas: A red present bow

We are very excited to announce our month of Christmas giveaways starts today over on Instagram. Here’s how you can get involved.

Nothing says Christmas like gifts, so we thought we would get into the spirit of things by giving you the chance to win some incredible goodies during the countdown to the festivities.

From today and every day until Christmas eve, we will be giving away a variety of CBD products from some of the leaders in the industry.

You could be in with a chance of winning oils, skincare, edibles, bath bombs and much more – (we’re keeping the exact prizes under wraps for now!)

A new gift will be announced each day, from brands such as Biosportart, J’Tanicals, Mendy, Bud & Tender, Amphora and Savage Cabbage/ Charlotte’s Web.

To enter

To be in with a chance to win one of our gifts, check our Instagram page daily, from Wednesday 1 December and follow the instructions to enter.

You can enter as many times as you like and tag your friends to encourage them to take part too.

Terms and conditions, as always, apply. The competition winner will be chosen at random on Instagram only.

Visit the Cannabis Health Instagram page

Good Luck!

Looking for Christmas gift ideas?

Our Christmas gift guide has everything from edibles to oils perfect for those new to CBD or canna-xperts. The guide features our selection of gifts for wellness, sleep, sports and skincare to give you plenty of ideas.

Read our CBD gift guide here

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Take a look behind the scenes at Dispensary Green – and put your questions to the experts

A upcoming webinar will give patients the chance to find out more about where their prescription comes from.

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The dispensary will give patients a glimpse behind the scenes for the first time.

A new webinar will give patients the chance to see behind the scenes at one of the industry’s major medical cannabis dispensaries. 

Medical cannabis patients will have a rare opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes in one of the industry’s leading pharmacies, at a webinar taking place on Friday 3 December.

Dispensary Green, is a medical cannabis pharmacy, which currently processes thousands of prescriptions every month.

The pharmacy, which is owned by LYPHE Group, has been in operation since 2019 and has dispatched more than 50,000 items to date.

Now Chris Ashton, the pharmacy’s chief superintendent – and a panel of guests – will open the doors to the dispensary, giving patients the chance to see what really goes on and put their own questions to the experts. 

The webinar, titled Behind the scenes with Dispensary Green plus patient Q+A, will cover a range of topics including insight on how the medical cannabis industry works, what the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) is and how this affects access to products, as well as the daily operations of a dispensary.

Patients will then be handed the floor for an open Q&A where they will have the chance to ask members of the panel questions directly.

Chris Ashton, chief superintendent at Dispensary Green, commented: “Dispensary Green is a leading pharmacy, designed to serve and assist patients all over the UK and Channel Islands.

“We’ve seen a growing level of enquiries from patients who are keen to know more about their medical supply chain and processes.

“During this event we’ll be sharing expert voices and answering patient questions.

“I’m looking forward to connecting to as many people as possible and revealing what really goes on behind the scenes at Dispensary Green and the wider industry.”

Behind the scenes with Dispensary Green plus patient Q+A is a free event and takes place at 1pm on Friday 3 December. Click here to sign up and submit your questions in advance.

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How cannabis can offer an alternative for menopause symptoms

Experts at Integro Clinics explore how cannabis medicines can offer an effective alternative to HRT

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Experts at Integro Clinics explore how cannabis medicines can offer an effective alternative to HRT treatment for menopause symptom control.

It is now widely accepted that Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) can be very useful in treating menopause symptoms. However, it is not suitable for all women – some who may not feel comfortable using it or have a medical contraindication such as a family history of cancer.

There is an alternative out there that can be used in conjunction with HRT treatment, to complement it, or used entirely on its own – cannabis medicines.

At Integro Clinics our female pain expert, Dr Sally Ghazaleh and Neuropsychiatrist, Dr Mayur Bodani have seen encouraging results from patients using medical cannabis in the form of an ingestible oil (CBD mixed with THC) and by vaping prescribed cannabis flower.

The specific symptom cannabis-based medicines (CBM’s) can address in menopause include insomnia, anxiety, depression, headaches, low libido, and brain fog. If you have profoundly disturbed sleep, it can have a massive impact on your quality of life, mental well-being & ability to cope.

At Integro Clinics we have witnessed that once the patient achieves a better and more consistent regular quality of sleep, with the help of CBM’s, everything starts to pick up. Anxiety can decrease, the desire to take physical exercise and mental clarity are increased, which can lead to a lift in depression and a more positive mindset.

If you are interested in finding out in more detail how CBM’s can help you with your menopause symptoms, do not miss the opportunity to register for free for a webinar on Tuesday 30 November.  Hosted by Integro Clinics, Cannabis Health and Cannabis Patient Advocacy and Support Services (CPASS), it will look to break down the stigma that women face when it comes to menopause and medical cannabis.

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To register for a free ticket for the webinar, please click here

On the panel

Integro Clinics Dr Sally Ghazaleh and Dr Mayur Bodani will join other experts in the field including specialist sexual health nurse Sarah Higgins. There will also be an opportunity to take questions from the audience.

Menopause: Dr Sally Ghazaleh

Dr Sally Ghazaleh

Dr Sally Ghazaleh is a pain management consultant and prescriber of cannabis-based medicines at Integro Clinics, where she is the resident female pain expert. Dr Ghazaleh specialises in managing patients with lower back pain, neck pain, neuropathic pain, abdominal pain, cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome, post-stroke pain and fibromyalgia. She has a particular interest in bladder and abdominal pain in women, and women’s health in general & menopause. She is fluent in Arabic, English and Hungarian.

Menopause: Dr Mayur Bodan

Dr Mayur Bodani

Dr Mayur Bodani, a neuropsychiatrist at Integro Clinics qualified in both General Medicine (to hospital medicine standard) and neuropsychiatry. He has over 25 years of experience in the field and prescribes cannabis medicines at Integro Clinics for mental health-related conditions.

Gone are the days where women are just supposed to put up and get on with it – there are new medicines out there such as medical cannabis, that can address and help menopause symptoms.

If you would like further information or to speak to Dr Sally Ghazaleh or Dr Mayur Bodani or any of the team at Integro please contact us at:

Website: www.integroclinics.com
Email: Contact@integroclinics.com
Twitter: @clinicsintegro

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