Monday, June 18, 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 testing

Cannabis Testing Under The Spotlight In Alaska

Not all cannabis testing is created equal it seems - and that can have implications for medical marijuana patients. A laboratory comparison prepared by Alaska...
Harvey Nichols - cannabidiol skin care

Harvey Nichols To Stock Cannabidiol Skin Care Range

British luxury department store chain Harvey Nichols has inked an agreement with MGC Pharmacueticals' MGC Derma division to stock 18 of its products from...
Billy Caldwell - medical cannabis

Billy Caldwell’s Seizures Return After Cannabis Medication Confiscated

A 12-year old boy with intractable epilepsy and his mother have been keeping the UK's medical cannabis laws and how it deals with patients...
STATES Act - marijuana

STATES Act Gathers Support From U.S. Governors

The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act, if adopted, will also benefit the USA's industrial hemp industry. We briefly mentioned the Act's...
Hemp Farming Act and Farm Bill

U.S. Hemp Farming Act of 2018 Included In Senate Farm Bill

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell 's legislation to legalize industrial hemp has been included in the Senate Farm Bill and will be officially...