Friday, December 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 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

NZ cannabis legislation

NZ Medicinal Cannabis Legislation Passes

New Zealand's Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill passed its third reading in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon and is set to become law,...
2018 Farm Bill signed

Another Important Step Towards The USA’s New Industrial Hemp Revolution

The U.S. Senate has given its nod to the 2018 Farm Bill, which includes a provision for legalising industrial hemp at a federal level. The...
Medicinal cannabis in Iowa

Iowa Medicinal Cannabis Program Statistics

It's very early days for the U.S state of Iowa's "medicinal cannabidiol" program, but its Department of Health has released some initial statistics. In 2017,...
Medical cannabis in New Zealand

New NZ Medical Cannabis Poll Results

As New Zealand prepares to make new medical cannabis legislation law, a fresh poll indicates many in the country will feel  it won't go...
Medicinal cannabis research agreement

Affinity Inks Medical Cannabis Research Agreement With WA Hospital 

Affinity Energy & Health (ASX. AEB) is making news again, this time concerning a medical cannabis related research partnership with a hospital in Western...