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Sustainability & Alta Flora

An intro to sustainability at Alta Flora Sustainability means different things to different people; it is a concept with a wide range of interpretations that are often easily confused. Should you want to familiarise yourself, our friend André Gonçalves at Youmatter...

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Two years on – what does the data say?

Two years ago yesterday we saw the then Home Secretary Savid Javid, under significant public pressure, take the first step towards undoing decades of regressive policies towards medical cannabis and the patients that rely on it. The cases of Billy Cauldwell and Alfie...

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Introducing Eva

Just over 4 years ago, I wrote a piece in the Huffington Post titled “Medical Cannabis Can Make A Real Difference To People's Suffering - Let's Free Its Potential”. In the piece, I argued that the Barnes Report of 2016 marked a turning point in UK cannabis; we had a...

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QALY’s: Measuring the immeasurable (part 2)

The most popular Quality of Life (QoL) measure used in the UK is EQ-5D – a framework used by NICE, the body in charge of funding decisions for the NHS. EQ-5D is a standardized instrument developed by the EuroQol Group as a measure of health-related quality of life...

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QALY’s: Measuring the immeasurable (part 1)

There is a good chance when you ask this question you will be met with a scornful look and the assertion that a life is priceless, not only that, but there is something inherently immoral about expressing the value of one’s life as a number of pounds or dollars. The...

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