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.

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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!

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Industrial Hemp To Return To Wisconsin

Once a leading producer of industrial hemp, the crop is set to make a return to the U.S. state of Wisconsin after Governor Scott...

Cannabidiol Could Prevent Relapse In Alcoholics And Addicts

The list of conditions that cannabidiol (a cannabinoid extracted from cannabis) may be able to treat continues to grow - this time in helping...

Is Non-Cannabis Cannabidiol Legal In Australia?

Some Australians may think a new non-cannabis source of cannabidiol could be the answer to accessing CBD without the regulatory headaches. That might not...

Australia’s TGA Releases Clinical Medical Cannabis Guides

Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration has published a new series of clinical guides (not to be confused with clinical guidelines) to provide advice and explanations...