Thursday, February 22, 2018

Cannabis has been used by humanity for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. After many years of unjustified prohibition and vilification in some countries, legal medicinal marijuana is now making a huge comeback – and it’s set to change the world of health and medicine dramatically.

Read more about how medical marijuana could benefit millions of patients and potentially treat a huge range of debilitating conditions more safely than current conventional pharmaceutical treatments.

Often confused with marijuana, industrial hemp in not psychoactive and has tens of thousands of uses – everything from textiles, medicines and building materials to biofuels and car parts.

A hardy, fast-growing and high-yielding crop, industrial hemp can be successfully grown on land where other crops can’t; with less water and other inputs such as pesticides and fertilizer. Learn more about this amazing plant, industrial hemp’s long association with humanity and its myriad uses and applications that can benefit all of us.

The latest news and reports from Australia and around the world on the legal medical marijuana and industrial hemp revolution. With new stories and information added regularly, our news section covers topics including politics, law, business, technology, medical breakthroughs, studies and survey reports.

Stay informed with the all the latest news from the sector and developments in the booming legal cannabis sector – this exciting industry is just getting into gear and the boom will only gain steam!

Latest Medical Marijuana And Industrial Hemp News

Industrial hemp in Pennsylvania

1,000 Acres Of Industrial Hemp Cultivation Approved In Pennsylvania

While not as much as Governor Wolf had hoped, it looks like Pennsylvania could potentially have nearly 30 times the number of industrial hemp...
Industrial hemp in Alaska

Alaska Closer To Commercial Industrial Hemp Industry

Commercial industrial hemp farming in the U.S. state of Alaska is a step closer after passing of a related bill in the House of...
RACP - Medicinal Cannabis

RACP Urges Caution On Medical Cannabis

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians says it is premature to form conclusions regarding medical cannabis and is concerned about risks associated with expanding...
Medicinal cannabis in Victoria

Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce Cannabis Catchup

Last week, Victorian Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford was keynote speaker at Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce event focusing on medical cannabis. The "Breaking the...
Medical cannabis in New Mexico

New Mexico Moving Ahead On Medical Cannabis Issues

A couple of important developments in the U.S state of New Mexico relating to medical cannabis occurred this week. The first was a step towards...