Wednesday, September 19, 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

Coca Cola and cannabidiol

Coca Cola Eyeing Cannabidiol Infused “Wellness” Drinks

The interwebs have been abuzz with news that the giant of soft drinks, Coca Cola, has been keeping tabs the evolution of cannabidiol infused...
United In Compassion - Australian 2019 Medical Cannabis Symposium

Preparations Begin For UIC’s Australian 2019 Medical Cannabis Symposium

United In Compassion's 2019 Medical Cannabis Symposium will again help raise awareness and educate on issues surrounding the medicinal use of cannabis in Australia. United...
Canada's cannabis causing border worries

Canada’s Cannabis Causes Border Crossing Concerns

Many Canadians may be unable able to enter the US due to their association with medical cannabis or recreational marijuana if US feds heavily...
The future of medicinal cannabis in Canada

Canada’s Medical Cannabis Program Safe (For Now)

Medical cannabis companies and patients in Canada can breathe a little easier after the country's health agency said its program would continue post-recreational legalisation...
Medlab cannabis export licence

Australia’s Medlab Receives Cannabis Product Export Licence

Australian company Medlab Clinical Ltd (ASX:MDC) has been granted a licence to export cannabis products by the nation's Office of Drug Control. The licence relates...