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

Hemp in Wisconsin

Hemp: What’s Happening In Wisconsin?

After a big year in 2020, interest in growing and processing hemp in Wisconsin has dropped off considerably. In Wisconsin, hemp growers and processors must...
USA NFL and cannabis

USA NFL To Fund Cannabinoid Research

In another signal its stance on medicinal cannabis use may further soften, the NFL and the NFL Players Association are stumping up funding for...
Ecofibre and Ananda Professional

Ecofibre’s Ananda Professional CBD Product Sales Rebound

ASX-listed Ecofibre (ASX: EOF) has painted a rosier picture for its Ananda Professional brand. Ananda Professional produces a variety of cannabidiol (CBD) products that are...
Creso Pharma

Creso Pharma Extends Cannabis Product Distribution Agreement

Australia's Creso Pharma Limited (ASX:CPH) announced last week the expansion of a distribution agreement that will see its products available in Ecuador. In February...
CBD, CBN and sleep

Study To Assess CBD And CBN’s Potential For Better Sleep

Charlotte's Web Holdings is teaming up with the University of Colorado-Boulder on investigating supporting improved sleep with two cannabinoids. Many people would be familiar with...