“He taught me how to make it and over the months I refined the process to get my oil strong as I could,” said Bains. “I was put in touch with illegal home growers who were happy to sell or even give me their remnants and dust.
“I would go round different dealers with a black bin bag and they’d literally fill it up for me with different strains of cannabis with a high THC and CBD count for the best effect.”
Marijuana contains over 113 different chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. The most well-known cannabinoids are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). THC is responsible for the famous cannabis “high”, while CBD can serve to balance the effects of THC and provides a range of symptom relief and medical potential.
Studies have shown that CBD is an anticonvulsant, and there is good evidence from clinical trials that pharmaceutical preparations can treat two severe forms