Medical agriculture research

Victoria’s ARC MedAg Hub Officially Launched

A major medicinal agriculture research hub with a special focus on medical cannabis was officially launched in the Australian state of Victoria last week. Situated...
Medical cannabis production facility in Lismore

Lismore Medical Cannabis Facility To Provide Jobs Boost

In the Australian state of New South Wales, the Lismore region will see a lift in local jobs thanks to the establishing of a...
Hemp crop destroyed

10 Million “Marijuana” Plants Destroyed

In California, Kern County Sheriff’s Office is claiming to have destroyed 10 million marijuana plants with a black market value of $1 billion. But...
Hemp fiber

Hemp Processor Setting Up Shop In Virginia

The first commercial industrial hemp fiber processing facility in the U.S. state of Virginia should be up and running soon. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced...
Organic hemp research

U.S. Organic Hemp Research Gets A Funding Boost 

A $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant is supporting Purdue University research into organic hemp production. Much knowledge has been lost in the USA...
USDA hemp rule

USDA Announces Release Of Interim Hemp Rules

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the USDA has published the rule establishing the nation's Domestic Hemp Production Program. The 2018 Farm Bill...
Medical cannabis in Jamaica

Update On Jamaica’s Medical Cannabis Industry

Jamaica is continuing to move - albeit slowly - towards establishing a thriving medicinal cannabis industry. It was back in 2016 when then Finance and...
Insomnia - medical cannabis trial

Australian Medical Cannabis Insomnia Trial Recruiting Participants

Chronic insomnia sufferers in the Australian state of New South Wales are being invited to join a research study that involves testing a cannabis...
Senator Charles Schumer - cannabidiol

Schumer Pushing FDA On CBD

U.S. Senator Charles (Chuck) E. Schumer has urged the USA's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to get cracking on issuing guidance on cannabidiol extracted...
Medicinal cannabis in Gibralatar

Gibraltar Takes Another Step On The Medical Cannabis Path

The government of Gibraltar has legalised the wider use of medical cannabis products; but only for use in a limited range of circumstances and...