Sunday, February 17, 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

Ecofibre hemp IPO

Ecofibre Moves Closer To Listing On The ASX

Australian-headquartered hemp company Ecofibre is continuing its journey towards listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. Ecofibre is a manufacturer...
Industrial hemp bill - South Dakota

South Dakota Industrial Hemp Bill Passes House

South Dakota's industrial hemp bill is continuing to make headway, but it appears the state's governor isn't happy with the speed at...
Industrial hemp bill - Georgia

Georgia Hemp Farming Act Bill Introduced

A bill has been introduced that seeks to enable industrial hemp cultivation and processing in Georgia, but it will be very restrictive.
Industrial hemp licences - Tennessee

Tennessee Industrial Hemp Application Deadline Looms

Farmers in Tennessee interested in growing industrial hemp only have a few more days to get their applications in. The...
Elixinol Australia - Nunyara

Elixinol Australia Renamed To Nunyara

Elixinol Global's Australian subsidiary has had a name change and a key element of its medical cannabis plans in the country has been...