Hemp, Health and Innovation Expo

Australia’s First Hemp, Health & Innovation Expo

The inaugural Hemp, Health & Innovation Expo will be held on May 14th and 15th 2016 at Rose Hill Gardens in Sydney. The expo will...
John Kaye - Medicinal Cannabis advocate

Australia Loses A Cannabis Crusader

New South Wales Greens MP John Kaye, an advocate of medicinal cannabis, passed away on Monday night after battling cancer. According to the Sydney Morning...
Hawaii cannabis dispensary

Hawaii Announces Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensees

60 applied, but only 8 licenses were available in Hawaii's Medical Marijuana Dispensary program - and those who made the cut on Friday still...
Opioid abuse lower in medical cannabis states

Opioid Abuse Lower In Medical Cannabis States

Prescription opioid abuse in the USA has become an epidemic - but the prevalence of abuse appears to be much lower in states where...
MGC Pharmaceuticals to acquire Panax Pharam

ASX Listed Cannabis Company To Acquire Panax Pharma

Australian Stock Exchange listed MGC Pharmaceuticals announced yesterday it had inked an agreement to acquire Czech-based medical cannabis company, Panax Pharma. The acquisition is valuable...
Industrial hemp EU market potential

Industrial Hemp – Food And Pharmaceutical Outlook

Two recently released market studies look at the potential for industrial hemp sourced food and pharmaceutical products in the European Union. The reports are from...
PTSD - medicinal marijuana clinical trial

Medical Marijuana PTSD Clinical Trials Announced

A non-profit research group in the USA has been awarded a USD $2.156 million grant to carry out the first clinical trial of whole...
Medicinal cannabis scheme - Tasmania, Australia

Tasmania Announces Nation-Leading Medical Cannabis Program

Tasmania's government has announced a medical cannabis program that makes the initiatives of other Australian states look rather weak by comparison. By 2017, all specialist...
Industrial hemp trials - Northern Territory, Australia

Hemp Trials Begin In Northern Territory, Australia

The Northern Territory government has planted what's believed to be its first crop of industrial hemp. According to an ABC report, the crop was planted...
Cannabis and heart attack survival

Could Cannabis Help Improve Heart Attack Survival?

Marijuana use has been linked with lower short-term risks of death and shock among patients admitted for acute MI (myocardial infarction - heart attack)...