Wednesday, December 12, 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 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

Medical cannabis in New Zealand

New NZ Medical Cannabis Poll Results

As New Zealand prepares to make new medical cannabis legislation law, a fresh poll indicates many in the country will feel  it won't go...
Medicinal cannabis research agreement

Affinity Inks Medical Cannabis Research Agreement With WA Hospital 

Affinity Energy & Health (ASX. AEB) is making news again, this time concerning a medical cannabis related research partnership with a hospital in Western...
Industrial hemp New York

New York State Launches Applications For Hemp CBD Processing

New York State's Department of Agriculture and Markets has opened applications for processing of industrial hemp for cannabidiol (CBD) extraction. Cannabidiol is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid...
Affinity Energy & Health

Affinity Energy & Health To Cultivate Medical Cannabis In Malta

Australia's Affinity Energy & Health Limited (ASX: AEB) has been granted approval to establish a medical cannabis cultivation and production facility in the Republic...
Wayland Group, Tropicann cannabis deal

Wayland Group To Acquire Australian Medical Cannabis Company

Canada's Wayland Group has announced it will be expanding into Australia with the acquisition of a majority stake in Northern Territory company Tropicann. It's a...