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

wild hemp aka ditch weed

Wild Hemp – “Ditch Weed” – Research In Illinois

A "ditch weed" research project aims to find industrial hemp varieties that could be utilised by farmers in the U.S. state of Illinois. While industrial...
Marijuana research Pennsylvania

Medical Marijuana Research Program Launched In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's Department of Health last week announced a medical marijuana research program involving clinical registrants and approved universities is to kick off in the...
Transdermal Cannabinoid Therapy - OBJ and Little Green Pharma

Little Green Pharma And OBJ Partner On Transdermal Cannabinoid Therapy

Australia's Little Green Pharma has teamed up with OBJ (ASX:OBJ) in a collaboration to deliver cannabinoid therapy transdermally; i.e. via the skin. The companies will...
Cannabis and fibromyalgia

Study Declares Cannabis “Safe And Effective” In Managing Fibromyalgia

An Israeli study involving hundreds of fibromyalgia patients has found the use of cannabis in managing the condition is effective and safe. A chronic condition...
Medical Cannaibis in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Medical Cannabis Legislation Await Governor’s Signature

In the U.S. state of New Hampshire, Governor Chris Sununu's pen may be getting a bit of a medical cannabis related workout. A number of...