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

Cann Group - medical cannabis

Cann Group Scores Export Supply Agreements

Australia's Cann Group Limited (ASX:CAN) announced on Tuesday the firm had inked two new supply agreements for the export of medicinal cannabis products and...
Breast cancer and medicinal cannabis use

Medical Cannabis Use In U.S. Breast Cancer Patients

A survey by a breast health and breast cancer information and support service indicates 42% of breast cancer patients had used medical cannabis to...
Elixinol Global and Hemp Foods Australia

COVID-19 Kills Hemp Foods Australia Sale

Elixinol Global (ASX:EXL) will continue to operate Hemp Foods Australia after the sale of the company to a Chinese buyer fell through. Back in February...
Cannabis attitudes in New Zealand

Views Of 40 Year Old Kiwis On Legalising Recreational Cannabis

While support for medical cannabis still remains very strong in New Zealand, the issue of legalising recreational cannabis is a different story - particularly...
Injectable cannabidiol recall

U.S. Company Recalls *Injectable* CBD Products

Injectable CBD? It seems like it's a thing - and that's rather concerning when these products don't have the appropriate approvals. A U.S. company is...