Friday, October 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

Medical cannabis in New Jersey

Online Medical Cannabis Pricing Now Permitted In New Jersey

New Jersey's Department of Health announced last week it is allowing dispensaries in the state to display pricing of their medical cannabis products online...
Industrial hemp in Canada

Canada’s Cannabis Act To Benefit Industrial Hemp Sector

Much of the buzz around changes to Canada's cannabis laws focus on recreational use of the plant, but industrial hemp growers across the country...
Medical cannabis tax - Canada

Anger Over Canada’s Medical Cannabis Tax

While many Canadians may be eagerly anticipating legal recreational cannabis starting just hours from now, medicinal cannabis users may be paying more. From October 17,...
Medicinal cannabis in the UK

Countdown To Medical Cannabis Prescriptions In The UK

New laws in the UK will see medicinal cannabis being able to be prescribed to patients from November 1 - so in just 16...
Canada - US border

U.S. Customs Shifts Stance On Canadian Cannabis Workers

A tricky situation has perhaps become a little less so for Canadian cannabis industry workers wanting to enter the USA. Last month we mentioned growing...