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Cannabis BBC’s George Alagiah on living with coronavirus and cancer Cannabis BBC’s George Alagiah on living with coronavirus and cancer

Cannabis BBC’s George Alagiah on living with coronavirus and cancer

By 3 months ago

BBC newsreader George Alagiah, who is being treated for bowel cancer, has revealed he’s had a mild case of coronavirus.As a cancer patient, he underwent tests after developing a fever – and a few days later his oncologist rang to say he had tested positive for the virus.The News at Six on BBC One presenter…

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Cannabis Matthew J Watkins: Tributes paid during ex-Wales centre’s funeral Cannabis Matthew J Watkins: Tributes paid during ex-Wales centre’s funeral

Cannabis Matthew J Watkins: Tributes paid during ex-Wales centre’s funeral

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Scarlets were among the teams Matthew J Watkins played forFriends and family have paid tribute to former Wales centre Matthew J Watkins at his funeral.Watkins died earlier in March at the age of 41 from a rare form of pelvic cancer.His funeral was streamed online because of distancing measures in place during the coronavirus pandemic.A…

Cannabis Coronavirus: Family share story of love as hospice faces crisis Cannabis Coronavirus: Family share story of love as hospice faces crisis

Cannabis Coronavirus: Family share story of love as hospice faces crisis

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Image copyright family Image caption Kate and Paddy Sloan have been together for 35 years In this world where families send their love through glass divides and locked doors, due to coronavirus, a virtual hug has to be good enough.Now a family from Northern Ireland are sharing their story, in a bid to boost emergency…

Cannabis Coronavirus: The funeral of Wales centre Matthew J Watkins will be streamed online Cannabis Coronavirus: The funeral of Wales centre Matthew J Watkins will be streamed online

Cannabis Coronavirus: The funeral of Wales centre Matthew J Watkins will be streamed online

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Media playback is not supported on this device Alun Wyn Jones pays tribute to Matthew J Watkins The funeral of former Wales rugby player Matthew J Watkins is to be streamed online because of the coronavirus pandemic.Watkins died earlier this month at the age of 41 with a rare form of pelvic cancer.A large gathering…

Cannabis Coronavirus: Chemo and outpatient appointments halted Cannabis Coronavirus: Chemo and outpatient appointments halted

Cannabis Coronavirus: Chemo and outpatient appointments halted

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hospitals chiefs are postponing all routine planned surgery A London hospital has said it will be postponing chemotherapy and other outpatient appointments for at least two weeks. The Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust said it was postponing all routine planned surgery, including cancer operations.”Hot clinics are being…

Cannabis Oxford University professor condemns exclusion from event Cannabis Oxford University professor condemns exclusion from event

Cannabis Oxford University professor condemns exclusion from event

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Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Prof Selina Todd: “In democracy you debate, you don’t seek to close down the other side” An Oxford University professor whose invitation to a conference celebrating women was withdrawn has defended her stance on transgender rights issues.Selina Todd was “no-platformed” by the Oxford International Women’s Festival, at which she had…

Cannabis Coronavirus: Hand sanitiser rationed at chemists as sales surge Cannabis Coronavirus: Hand sanitiser rationed at chemists as sales surge

Cannabis Coronavirus: Hand sanitiser rationed at chemists as sales surge

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Some stores have run out of hand sanitisers as people prepare for the virus spreading Hand sanitiser sales are being limited at pharmacy chains as fears over the coronavirus have boosted demand.Boots and LloydsPharmacy both said they are restricting the products – which can help to prevent the spread of…

Cannabis Edinburgh doctor joins fight against cervical cancer in Malawi in Africa Cannabis Edinburgh doctor joins fight against cervical cancer in Malawi in Africa

Cannabis Edinburgh doctor joins fight against cervical cancer in Malawi in Africa

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Image caption Dr David Dorward will be moving his family to Malawi in Africa in April An Edinburgh doctor is moving his family to Africa to help set up a new cancer clinic.Dr David Dorward is taking his three young children and his wife, Sonia, to Malawi for two years to help diagnose cases of…

Cannabis Did first female-majority legislature in US make a difference? Cannabis Did first female-majority legislature in US make a difference?

Cannabis Did first female-majority legislature in US make a difference?

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC spoke to Nevada’s assembly floor leader in 2019 Nevada made history when it became the first state in the US with a female-majority legislature, with women holding 51% of the seats, in December 2018.The moment was hailed as a great victory for women – but…

‘It’s about being well’: Cannabis shops thrive during coronavirus pandemic ‘It’s about being well’: Cannabis shops thrive during coronavirus pandemic

‘It’s about being well’: Cannabis shops thrive during coronavirus pandemic

By 4 months ago

As the global death toll continues to rise from the coronavirus pandemic and anxiety for Americans escalates along with the unemployment rate, operators of cannabis dispensaries across the country have reported that business is booming. Designated by many cities as “essential businesses,” legal weed purveyors from Oakland, California, to Denver have been reporting long lines…

Cannabis Eric Dier: Evra, Aguero, Cantona – when players have confronted fans Cannabis Eric Dier: Evra, Aguero, Cantona – when players have confronted fans

Cannabis Eric Dier: Evra, Aguero, Cantona – when players have confronted fans

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Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: Eric Dier confronts a fan who “insulted him” By now, you’ve probably seen the video of England midfielder Eric Dier confronting a fan after Tottenham were knocked out of the FA Cup at home by Norwich.He climbed over seats to get to the fan, who Jose…

Mum scared of running out of cannabis oil for son

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Image copyright Lisa Quarrell Image caption Lisa Quarrell said it was heart-breaking to watch Cole have a seizure A mother whose seven-year-old son has been using imported cannabis oil for his epilepsy said she is terrified for his life if she runs out.Lisa Quarrell’s son Cole has a rare form of severe epilepsy and suffered…

A snapshot of Mexico’s cartel landscape amid rising violence

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MEXICO CITY — Another year, another homicide total unseen before in Mexico’s modern history as the country struggles to check rising violence. Cartels and other criminal groups that hold sway over large swaths of territory are blamed for much of it, warring with each other and preying on local populations in places where the state,…

Cannabis Edmonton stabbing: Paralysed victim ‘too afraid to leave house’ Cannabis Edmonton stabbing: Paralysed victim ‘too afraid to leave house’

Cannabis Edmonton stabbing: Paralysed victim ‘too afraid to leave house’

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Image copyright PA Image caption The stabbings were all carried out near Jason Kakaire’s home in Edmonton, north London A mother receiving treatment for breast cancer was one of five people hurt in a series of random knife attacks, a court has heard.Ayfer Bektas, 45, was left paralysed after she was attacked from behind by…

Cannabis Simon Warr: BBC broadcaster and former teacher dies aged 65 Cannabis Simon Warr: BBC broadcaster and former teacher dies aged 65

Cannabis Simon Warr: BBC broadcaster and former teacher dies aged 65

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Image caption Simon Warr often appeared on BBC Radio Suffolk BBC broadcaster and former teacher Simon Warr has died from cancer at 65.He often appeared on BBC Radio Suffolk and was the headmaster on Channel 4’s reality documentary That’ll Teach ‘Em.On Thursday the broadcaster announced on Twitter he had a “very serious health condition” and…

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