Wednesday, November 14, 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

Cannabinoid and terpene research

Upcoming Funding Opportunity For Cannabinoid And Terpene Research

The USA's National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) intends stumping up $1,500,000 in FY19 to fund research into minor cannabinoids and terpenes. While...
Medical cannabis in Missouri

Where To Now For Medical Marijuana In Missouri?

Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, was approved by Missouri voters last week. So, where to now? Amendment 2 received support...
MediCabilis - Chemist Warehouse

Bod Australia Cannabis Product To Be Distributed By Chemist Warehouse

Bod Australia (ASX: BDA) announced on Friday that one of its proprietary cannabis oil products is to be distributed through Chemist Warehouse. The arrangement is...
Jeff Sessions resignation

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns (And Was Pushed)

The news of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' resignation has been met with positivity by the country's cannabis industry and its investors. It appears Mr....
Cannabis poll - USA

Support For Medicinal Marijuana In The U.S Remains Strong

No surprises here - a new poll indicates the vast majority of Americans support legalising medical marijuana. The YouGov poll taken between October 31 and...