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

Medical cannabis Texas

Texas Medical Cannabis Program Expanded 

Texas's Compassionate Use Program for medical cannabis is set become (just a little) more compassionate, with changes signed into law by the state's governor...
MGC Pharmaceuticals - CannEpil

CannEpil Gains Full HSE Coverage In Ireland

ASX-listed MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX: MXC) has announced its cannabis derived epilepsy product will now be fully covered by Ireland's Health Service Executive (HSE). CannEpil is...
Hemp in Ireland

Ireland’s Hemp Farmers Battling Red Tape

Hemp has a bright future in Ireland, but government obstacles are reportedly standing in the way. Sinn Féin is a republican and democratic socialist political...
Isle of Man - medical cannabis

Isle Of Man Kicks Off Medical Cannabis Industry Applications

The Government of the Isle of Man has begun accepting applications for the production, distribution and export of medicinal cannabis products. The Isle of Man,...
Medical cannabis recall

Mould Contamination Leads To UK Medical Cannabis Recall

The UK Government has issued an alert relating to medical cannabis flower products affected by mould. The UK Government's website, which provides more details on...