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

Nebraskans For Medical Marijuana

Nebraskans For Medical Marijuana New Petition Drive Launches 

Nebraska medicinal cannabis supporters were back on the petition trail on the weekend, getting a head start on their 2022 ballot goal. Just to briefly...
medical cannabis and alcohol use

Medical Cannabis And Its Impact On Alcohol Use

Canadian researchers have found medical cannabis seems to be having an impact on alcohol use among patients. A large cross-sectional survey of patients in Canada...
Industrial hemp in Victoria

Victoria’s Industrial Hemp Taskforce Reports In

The Victorian Government says the future of an industrial hemp industry in the state is looking bright after a taskforce report was tabled on...
Ecofibre results Q1 21

Ecofibre Share Price Cops A Caning

Hemp industry high flyer Ecofibre was punished by the market on Tuesday after release of its Appendix 4C Quarterly Report for the three months...
Kidney disease and medical cannabis

Medical Cannabis Chronic Kidney Disease Clinical Trial

MediPharm Labs Inc has initiated a clinical trial to research and evaluate the effectiveness of the company's cannabis-derived medicines for the treatment of end-stage...