Sunday, January 21, 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

Medicinal cannabis in Victoria

Victoria Unveils Medical Cannabis Industry Development Strategy

The Australian state of Victoria's Andrews Labor Government says its newly unveiled Development Strategy, claimed to be an Australian first, will assist in transforming...
Cannabis banking in the USA

Attorney Generals Collaborate On U.S. Cannabis Banking Crisis

A bipartisanal group of state attorney generals have urged Congress to allow cannabusinesses in legal adult-use and medical cannabis states access to banking systems. As...
Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand

MCANZ : NZ Medical Cannabis Bill Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Medicinal marijuana related legislation introduced in New Zealand’s Parliament late last month doesn't go far enough says Medical Cannabis Awareness NZ (MCANZ). While the bill,...
Jenny Hallam

Australian Medical Cannabis Advocate Pleads Not Guilty

Jenny Hallam last week pleaded not guilty in Adelaide Magistrates Court to possession and manufacturing charges related to medical cannabis. It was just over a...
Industrial hemp bill - Missouri

Another Push For Industrial Hemp In Missouri

A bill is seeking to broaden industrial hemp cultivation in the U.S. state of Missouri, which was once a national leader in growing the...