Category Archives: Scotland

Medical Cannabis in Scotland | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – A look back to the mid 19th Century when cannabis extract (AKA ‘Rick Simpson Oil’) was being administered in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Scotland is making a return to growing cannabis, with medical production starting at Hilltop Leaf Ltd in Dumfries and Galloway, and the developments of farmers in Angus and Aberdeenshire […]

Rugby Stars In CBD Funding Deal

A company set up by two Scottish rugby internationals to provide an alternative to mainstream painkillers has secured its first external investor after reporting a surge in sales due to “covanxiety”. Alex Stewart, a founding partner of Clyde Blowers Capital, has put an undisclosed amount of cash into Pure Sport CBD in a deal said […]

Mum Becomes One of the First People in Scotland to Be Prescribed Cannabis Legally After Years of Chronic Pain

A mother of five is thought to have become the first person in Scotland to be prescribed cannabis legally. Kayleigh Compston, 26, has been prescribed the drug as part of a new European study. She says it allows her to play with her children and take a shower, after years of chronic pain. Compston suffers […]