Scotland in line for multi-million pound boost from new cannabis …

Last month, a World Health Organisation report revealed that CBD oils may help successfully treat symptoms relating to Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, pain, anxiety, depression, cancer and diabetic complications.

Furthermore, research suggests that Cannabidiol oil – whose legal classification will be debated next year in the Scottish Parliament – may be a successful an anti-inflammatory as well as encouraging the release and uptake of dopamine and serotonin.

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Now, cannabis oil producers in Scotland believe the WHO ruling will provide a fillip to the UK industry, which already serves a 250,000-strong community, according to the Cannabis Trades Association UK.

David Lewington, of CDB oil supplier Scothemp, based in West Lothian, said the Scottish farmers had become interested in large-scale cultivation of hemp from which the ‘medicinal’ oil can be produced.

“Several farmers are in

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