Sunday, March 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

Cannabis worker survey

Colorado Cannabis Workers Happy – Perhaps Some A Little Too Happy?

Colorado State University researchers have published a study delving into various aspects of working in the cannabis trade in the state. Colorado has a thriving...
New Zealand Medical Cannabis Amendment Bill

NZ Medical Cannabis Bill Submissions Close

Submissions relating to New Zealand's Misuse of Drugs (Medical Cannabis) Amendment Bill closed yesterday - and there are concerns that some who could have...
Pets and medicinal marijuana

Bill Seeks Medical Cannabis Access For Pets In New York

In New York State, humans aren't the only ones who may benefit from expanded medical cannabis laws - pets may get a look in...
Medical Marijuana states report card

U.S. Medical Marijuana States Report Card Published

46 U.S. states and three territories now have medical cannabis laws - and they vary greatly. In what must have been a monumental effort,...
Industrial hemp bill - Missouri

Missouri Industrial Hemp Bill Passes Senate Vote

Missouri Senator Brian Munzlinger will be a happy chappy after his Bill to enable a pilot industrial hemp cultivation program in the state passed...