Medical cannabis company MediPharm Labs Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded $330,000 as part of the Australian Government’s $50 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund. The Manufacturing Modernisation Fund is focused on investing in small and medium sized Australian enterprises, with the goal of increasing innovation, enhancing productivity, boosting jobs and upskilling...
Tasmania's Kindred Organics has been named a winner in the 2021 delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards. As Australians become more aware of not just what is in their food, but how it was produced, farming methods are becoming increasingly under the spotlight and organic foods are enjoying growing popularity. Now in...
The Veterinary Cannabis Society (VCS) has launched a website and educational portal for veterinarians, pet owners and cannabis product companies. The use of cannabis as part of pet care is exploding in popularity. But there's a lot of confusion and misinformation out there. Like anything, the cannabis pet care sector...
ECS Botanics Holdings Ltd (ASX:ECS) announced on Monday it will be distributing its  hemp seed oil into Coles supermarkets across Australia. ECS Botanics' 250ml Extra Virgin Tasmanian Hemp Seed Oil is expected to be on shelves by October this year. The oil is already available at competitor Woolworths after a deal...
Hawaii's Department of Health last week adopted interim rules for hemp processors and products - and not everyone is happy. The rules, which came into effect on August 9, prohibit a bunch of hemp-derived products including: Hemp products for oral consumption other tablet, capsule, powder, softgel, gelcap or liquid form ...
Colorado manufacturer of full spectrum hemp extract wellness products Charlotte's Web had a successful second quarter. It's a cannabis company with an interesting name, so here's very a brief history. Stanley Brothers, which founded Charlotte's Web, developed a low-THC but cannabidiol-rich hemp strain that would become the basis of a oil...
Jazz Pharmaceuticals subsidiary GW Pharmaceuticals has announced it has received approval in the UK for the use of Epidyolex to manage seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Tuberous sclerosis complex is a rare genetic disease causing benign tumours to grow in the brain and on other vital organs. Among...
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has celebrated the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) giving the state's hemp plan the green light. While the USDA's interim final rule on hemp was published back in late October 2019 and the Final Rule in mid-January this year, Colorado's hemp program has been operating under...
July saw monthly cannabis sales exceed $20 million for the first time in the U.S. state of Missouri. The $21.03 million in sales for the month saw the total amount purchased in the state reach $91.36 million since legal sales commenced in October last year. Sales have been supported by...
A clinical stage biotech company developing novel solutions to addiction is working on an antidote to treat cannabinoid intoxication. While the cannabinoid CBD doesn't intoxicate, THC does. With the use of THC-based medical cannabis and legal adult use marijuana products on the rise, so too are cases of unintentional intoxication...