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

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Third Medical Cannabis Product Approved In Ireland

Another product has been approved for use under Ireland's Medical Cannabis Access Programme (MCAP). Last year, Ireland’s Minister for Health signed legislation to commence a...
Free medicinal cannabis in Sicily, Italy

Free Medical Cannabis For (Some) Patients In Sicily

Medicinal cannabis is to be free of charge to some patients in Italy's southern region of Sicily as a result of a decree by...
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Creso Pharma Carves It Up With Cannabidiol For Canines

Creso Pharma Limited (ASX:CPH) announced yesterday it has sold more than 3 million doses of its cannabidiol based product designed for dogs. The major milestone...
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Australian Medicinal Cannabis Approval Statistics

There's a lot of activity on the Australian cannabusiness scene, but what is happening at the patient end of things? Statistics from the Therapeutic...
Hemp in Ohio

Ohio Farmers Another Step Towards Hemp In 2020

It's looking increasingly likely farmers in the U.S. state of Ohio will be able to plant hemp this year. On July 30 last year Ohio...