Chemical to stop insects from damaging the cannabis plant. These should not be present in medicines at any significant levels.


Taking small doses of cannabis throughout the day to maintain stable levels of the cannabis chemicals.


Limonene is a terpene found in some strains of cananbis.


A single chemical that is removed from the cannabis plant and used to make a medicine.


A company that produces cannabis based medicines.


A company that produces cannabis based medicines.


Spectrum is a company that produces a range of cannabis based medicines produced in Australia and North America.


A range of cannabis medicines produced in Germany and North America by the company Aurora.


Sativex is produced by GW Pharmaceutical and marketed by Bayer. Sativex is licensed for spacticity in MS. Sativex contains CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) isolates (single chemicals).

Epidiolex /Epidyolex

Epidiolex is the licensed CBD (cannabidiol) isolate (single chemical) produced by GW pharmceutical. It is licensed for two forms for drug resistant epilespy in combination with clobazam (Lennox Gastauts Syndrome and Dravet’s Syndrome).


Dronabinol is a manmade type of tetrahydrocannabinol. It was first used in the UK in the 90’s to treat pain. It is avaialble now to treat resistant chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

Certificate of Analysis

Medicines are tested by accredited laboritories to ensure they do not contain contaminents, contain the right amount of medicines and are safe to use as medicines. The results of these tests are shown on the Certificate of Analysis.