Sunday, January 20, 2019

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 does not intoxicate 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

Medical cannabis sales begin in Ohio

Medicinal Cannabis Sales Kick Off In Ohio

Cresco Labs has announced the opening of its Ohio dispensary and has claimed the first legal sale of medical marijuana in the...
Industrial hemp and FDA regulations

US FDA Urged To Begin Updating Hemp Regulations – Like, Now.

U.S. President Donald Trump may have legalised industrial hemp, but the sector is still being held back by outdated FDA regulations.
Cannabis replacing conventional medication

Conventional Medications Being Replaced With Cannabis: Study

It won't come as new information to many, but another study has confirmed people dropping or reducing the use of conventional pharmaceuticals...
Arkansa cannabis dispensaries

Medical Cannabis Availability In Arkansas A Step Closer

Registered medical marijuana patients in Arkansas now know when they'll finally start seeing ID cards issued - and hopefully product won't be too...
Medical cannabis use and driving

More Driver Education Required On Medicinal Cannabis Use

Results from a survey indicate patient awareness on the use of cannabis and driving leaves a lot to be desired.