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

Cannabidiol use survey

Survey Results: CBD Use In The USA

A recent poll indicates 14% of Americans use cannabidiol (CBD) based products. While mentioning cannabidiol in Australia can often produce blank stares (likely due to...
Industrial hemp in Nevada

Nevada Hemp Farming Booming : Department Of Agriculture

Harvesting of hemp crops has already begun in southern Nevada - the fourth year of harvest in the state. The state's hemp sector has come...
Hemp in New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Signs Hemp Bill

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed off on legislation last week to expand the opportunities for industrial hemp in the state. It's been a really...
Barnaby Joyce - Lucy Haslam

Barnaby Joyce And Lucy Haslam Clash Over Cannabis

High-profile Australian MP Barnaby Joyce let fly at a screening of a medical cannabis documentary last week, shocking well-respected medical cannabis campaigner Lucy Haslam. Lucy...
Northern Territory hemp industry bill

Australia’s Northern Territory Passes Hemp Bill

Farmers in the Northern Territory could be growing hemp as early as next year after the passing of the Gunner Labor Government's Hemp Industry...