Friday, August 17, 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

Medicinal cannabis in Hawaii

Hawai‘i Big Island Medical Cannabis Production Center Gets Green Light

The Hawai'i State Department of Health has given the nod to Hawaiian Ethos, LLC for the first medical cannabis production center on the state's...
CAMS - Australian medical cannabis survey

Australian Cannabis As Medicine Survey (CAMS-16) Results Released

It's taken quite a while, but a survey report delving into the patterns of cannabis use for medical purposes in Australia back in 2016...
Travelling to Australia with medical cannabis

Can Overseas Travelers Bring Medical Cannabis Into Australia?

Australia's stringent medical cannabis laws prevent many of the country's residents from easily accessing and possessing these medicines - so what's the situation with...
The cost of Epidiolex

The Crazy-High Price Of Cannabidiol Medicine Epidiolex

If parents of children with severe epilepsy were hoping for a bit of compassion on the cost of the first FDA approved cannabis medicine,...
CannPal - medical cannabis for pets

CannPal Teams Up With University Of Melbourne On Canine Epilepsy Research

Australia's CannPal Animal Therapeutics Limited (ASX:CP1) has inked an agreement with the University of Melbourne relating to research on the efficacy of cannabidiol in...