Friday, April 20, 2018
Industrial hemp in South Australia

South Australia’s First Industrial Hemp Cultivation Licences Issued

The first significant industrial hemp crops in South Australia will be grown in spring through to early summer this year following the State Government’s...
Industrial hemp legal in Alaska

Industrial Hemp Now Legal In The U.S. State Of Alaska

Alaska's Governor Bill Walker signed industrial hemp legislation into law last week - with a hemp pen. As of last Friday, the plant with myriad...
Medicinal cannabis access in Australia

Council Of Australian Governments Agrees To Faster Medicinal Cannabis Approvals

At last Friday's COAG Health Council meeting, all Australian states and territories supported faster access to unregistered medical cannabis products. Ministers agreed to the...
Hemp Farming Act

Bipartisan Industrial Hemp Bill Introduced In The USA

A bill for the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 has been introduced and, if passed, would get the U.S. federal government well out of...
MGC Pharmaceuticals

Australian Company To Produce Medicinal Cannabis In Malta

Australian company MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX: MXC) has been given the green light and a chunk of land to grow medicinal cannabis in Malta. Malta Enterprise...
Cannabis substance feedback - WHO/FDA

US FDA Seeking Feedback On Cannabis For WHO

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting feedback on availability for medical use of cannabis and derivatives of the plant, which are...
Industrial hemp in Maryland

Progress On Maryland Industrial Hemp Bill

An industrial hemp bill in the U.S. state of Maryland has survived its third reading, raising hopes that 2018 might be the year industrial...
Industrial hemp in Iowa

Iowa Industrial Hemp Bill Passes Senate

Iowa's Senate has approved Senate File 2398, which relates to establishing an industrial hemp industry in the state, in a unanimous 49 to 0...
Medicinal cannabis in New Mexico

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program Going Gangbusters

The number of registered medical marijuana patients in the U.S state of New Mexico has increased by more than 56% compared to last year. According...
Medical cannabis children

Australian Paediatricians Call For Medical Cannabis Trials In Children

Two Australian paediatricians  from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne have called for trials of medical cannabis in children with psychiatric or behavioral...

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