Friday, May 25, 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

7-Eleven and cannabidiol

Confusion Over 7-Eleven Cannabidiol “Deal”

News that one of the world's largest chain of convenience stores would soon be stocking cannabidiol in many of its U.S. outlets turned out...
Cannabis patient database

U.S. University Establishing Medical Cannabis Patient Outcomes Database

Thomas Jefferson University's Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp has announced the creation of the initiative, which will involve...
MGC Pharmaceuticals

MGC Pharmaceuticals Pleased With Malta Medical Cannabis Progress

Malta's Parliament has legalised the local production of cannabis for medicinal use - and that's made one Australian ASX-listed company in particular very happy...
Cannabis quality testing

Faster Cannabis Quality Testing Method Developed

Researchers at Canada's University of British Columbia Okanagan campus have developed a new and faster method for testing phytocannabinoid levels in cannabis. As Canada's medical...
Medicinal marijuana in New Jersey

New Jersey Medical Cannabis Registrations Surge

Recent changes to a medical cannabis program in the U.S. state of New Jersey is fueling a boost in patient applications, with expectations patient...