Accessing Private Prescriptions for Cannabis Medicines – A Guide for Patients

Alex FraserNews

Grow Pharma, working alongside the UK’s leading medical cannabis patient advocacy organisations The United Patients Alliance (UPA) and Cannabis Patient Access & Support Services (CPASS) have developed this step-by-step guide for patients to help them navigate the private systems for access to cannabis medicines in the United Kingdom.  This guide has been approved and endorsed by the United Patients Alliance … Read More

Available, accessible and increasingly affordable – Growing our portfolio of cannabis medicines in difficult times

Pierre Van WeperenThoughts

In a world dominated by Corona virus, self-isolation, lock-downs and stockpiling, first of all it is important to state that cannabis medicines are as accessible as ever.  Based on a recent YouGov poll there are at least 1 million people in the UK already using cannabis for medicinal purposes. Illegally. Other research indicates that, based on incidence of diseases, there … Read More

Telehealth: A lifeline in uncertain times – for patients prescribed cannabis medicines and those seeking to access these life-changing treatments.

Pierre Van WeperenUncategorised

The use of telecommunication techniques in the healthcare sector has gained traction in the past two decades. However, never before has the need for remote access to healthcare been so critically apparent to the wider community.  The need to travel in order to see a healthcare provider significantly impacts health outcomes for those outside of the UK’s major cities, and … Read More

Misconceptions in the field of cannabis medicines – It’s high time we set them straight

Mark WelshUncategorised

There have been murmurings it seems, across many areas of the UK healthcare landscape in the last year, around cannabis medicines.  A media hot topic, this ancient plant has been receiving more focus than ever with changes to regulations driving a lot of the interest. Whilst the fire of conversation burns, we must ask whether this increase in attention has … Read More

The role of the GP in cannabis medicines – How to support your patients

Alex FraserUncategorised

Logist pharma was set up to support access to cannabis medicines for those who need it. We specialise in education and support for healthcare professionals to help them navigate the system and understand what role they can play for their patients. A recent YouGov poll showed that in the UK an estimated 1.4 million patients are taking illegally sourced cannabis … Read More

Grow Biotech and Logist welcome changes to medical cannabis import rules in the UK

Alex FraserNews

This is a major step for Grow Biotech in its mission to enable access to cannabis medicines to patients who need them.   On Monday 2nd March, the UK government announced changes to the rules on importing cannabis-based medication. Grow Biotech’s CEO Ben Langley met with UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock and key industry leaders to discuss improving patient access to … Read More

10 things UK patients are saying about Cannabis Medicines on prescription

Alex FraserThoughts

On 14th February 2019 Logist Pharma facilitated the first bulk import of cannabis medicines into the UK. One year on from this momentous milestone we have been spending some time speaking directly to patients, some in possession of a private prescription and others who are not. With compliance rules limiting the ability for anyone truly in-the-know to publish specifics around … Read More

2019 Year End Review

LogistNews

After successfully fulfilling multiple prescriptions with the UK’s first bulk import of medicinal cannabis, and importing an array of different products shortly after, we established an integrated solution with our partner IPS Pharma, incorporating Logist Pharma in April this year. There have been exciting developments in the UK medical cannabis sector since the medication’s rescheduling in November 2018. However, it hasn’t been without its challenges.