Saturday, February 23, 2019

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

Tilray to acquire Manitoba Harvest

Tilray To Acquire World’s Largest Hemp Food Company

Canada-based cannabis company Tilray has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire hemp foods giant Manitoba Harvest. Manitoba...
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers - Medical Cannabis

Wisconsin Governors Seeks To Expand Medical Cannabis Access

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has announced his intention to expand patient access to medicinal marijuana in his state - and to decriminalise general...
Paul Flynn - Cannabis Crusader

UK Medical Cannabis Crusader Paul Flynn MP Passes Away

UK Labour MP Paul Flynn, who campaigned tirelessly for medicinal cannabis access, has passed away aged 84. "It's with great sadness...
Medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program Turns One

A year into Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program has seen  more than 116,000 patients register, with 83,000+ identification cards issued so far.
Oklahoma medicinal cannabis statistics

Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Program Registrations Skyrocket

Patient applications for Oklahoma's medicinal cannabis program have jumped more than 70% in under six weeks. Early last month we...