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

Richard Di Natale - medicinal cannabis in Australia

Richard Di Natale: Australian Medical Cannabis Access A Mess

Australian Greens leader Dr. Richard Di Natale has written to ALP leader Bill Shorten about collaborating on improving access to medical cannabis...
Idaho Industrial Hemp Bill

Idaho Industrial Hemp Bill Passes House

The battle to reintroduce industrial hemp cultivation to Idaho has gone on for nearly twenty years. It could soon draw to a close,...
Cann Group - Australia

Cann Group Announces Mildura Region Medical Cannabis Plans

Cann Group Limited (ASX:CAN) announced on Tuesday its intention to purchase a site located within the Mildura region in the Australian...
CropLogic industrial hemp license

CropLogic Subsidiary Scores Industrial Hemp License

An ASX-listed company's subsidiary has been granted an industrial hemp licence - but it's not in Australia. CropLogic...
Hemp CBD extraction facility

New Hemp Processing Facility In North Carolina

Pyxus International, Inc. announced last week the opening of its affiliate Criticality LLC's industrial hemp extraction and purification facility, which has been established in...