Monday, June 25, 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

UK medical cannabis survey

UK Medical Cannabis Poll Results

A recent poll of just over 2,000 UK adults has indicated strong support remains for legalising medical cannabis. Carried out by Atomik Research, the poll...
Biofiba industrial hemp pallet

Australian Company Gearing Up For Industrial Hemp Pallet Production

Pallets may not be an exciting topic to most of us, but they are a critical product in the freight industry - and industrial...
UK medicinal cannabis review

Dawn Of A New Era For Medical Cannabis In The UK?

The attention drawn to the case of young epilepsy sufferer Billy Caldwell has forced the UK Government's hand - it has announced a review...
MediPharm Labs Australia

Work Starts On MediPharm Labs’ Australian Cannabis Oil Extraction Facility

Canada's MediPharm Labs Inc. has announced subsidiary MediPharm Labs Australia Pty. Ltd has commenced construction of its cannabis oil extraction facility in South Gippsland,...
Florida medicinal cannabis statistics

Latest Florida Medical Marijuana Program Statistics

The Florida Department of Health's recent report on the state's medical cannabis programs show the initiative is continuing to grow at a healthy clip. The...