Barry Lambert has had an AM added to his name for his service to cannabinoid medical research, to business, and to charitable organisations. We've mentioned Mr. Lambert quite often here on HempGazette. The 75-year-old is somewhat of a rock-star of the cannabis space, but no doubt he would cringe at...
Yet another study has indicated many manufacturers of unregulated cannabidiol products need to lift their game on quality control. Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine evaluated CBD content in 80 commercially available hemp-derived products purchased from online and local retailers. One registered product, Epidiolex, was also included...
A new survey report indicates the primary reasons Americans are using cannabis in relation to health and wellness. Conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of cannabis company Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.,  a survey conducted online among nearly 2,000 U.S. adults ages 21+ indicated 91% of  participants who have ever consumed...
A retrospective study investigating how medical cannabis impacts anxiety and depression outcomes has reported positive results. The study involving 7,362 Canadian patients with an average age of 49.8 years was carried out by VIVO Cannabis Inc subsidiary, Harvest Medicine Inc. Led by HMED's team of prescribing clinicians and physician support staff,...
In under a week since launch, Mississippi's medical cannabis license portal has seen more than 1,800 people register for accounts. But it will still be a while until patients can apply for a card, and even longer to access medicines. Mississippi’s Medical Cannabis Act became law in February this...
The Hemp Alliance of Tennessee (HAT) has partnered with the State's Department of Agriculture and University of Tennessee on hemp research. The study will delve into the feasibility of the production of hemp fiber in the state, which will include potential uses in the automotive industry. This isn't a...
Australia's Cann Group Limited (ASX: CAN) announced on Thursday it has commenced harvesting its first medical cannabis crop at the firm's new facility in Mildura, Victoria. It's been quite a journey for Cann to this point. After acquiring the site in 2019, Cann figured it would be operational the following...
The future of hemp in North Carolina is looking more assured after a Senate vote this week on a critical piece of legislation. While hemp has been legal at a federal level in the USA since the 2018 Farm Bill, in North Carolina it is still currently listed in that...
A UK group is planning to "overgrow the regime" with a hemp "mass grow" day on June 18. But it's not without its risks. It's generally illegal to grow hemp in the UK under the Misuse Of Drugs Act 1971. However, farmers can gain an industrial hemp licence limited to...
A study out of Australia has found extremely high doses of cannabidiol (CBD) have no negative impact on driving or cognitive abilities. CBD's reputation as a non-intoxicating cannabinoid will get an added boost of credibility from the study, which was carried out by researchers at the University of Sydney. “Our study...