Brexit and medicinal cannabis in the UK

Brexit’s Medical Cannabis Sting For UK Paediatric Patients

The UK’s Brexit transition period ends on 1 January 2021, and with it access to medical cannabis prescriptions filled in the EU. From January 1,...
Cannabis use in Canada

Medical Cannabis Use In Canada: Survey Results

Health Canada recently released results of its 2020 survey on cannabis use across the nation that indicate medical use remains steady in the country. Carried...
Australia reviewing medical cannabis regulations

Australia Considers Medical Cannabis Reforms

An Australian review of regulatory processes for the manufacturing, labelling and packaging of medical cannabis products recently kicked off. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is...
Neurotech cannabis study

Neurotech Reports Cannabis In-Vitro Study Success

Australia's Neurotech International Limited (ASX: NTI) has reported final results of in-vitro studies indicate its DOLCE/NTI cannabis strains exhibit potent anti-inflammatory activity. Neurotech acquired an...
FTC crackdown on CBD claims

FTC Cannabidiol Claim Crackdown: Operation CBDeceit

The USA's Federal Trade Commission has announced its first crackdown on CBD vendors that make deceptive claims about their products. Operation CBDeceit is already poised...
Hemp THC limits in the USA

Another Push To Raise Hemp THC Limit In The USA

U.S. Senator Rand Paul has introduced the Hemp Economic Mobilization Plan (H.E.M.P) Act of 2020 that seeks to significantly boost the maximum THC limit...
OTC cannabidiol in Australia

Australia’s TGA Green-Lights Cannabidiol Without A Prescription

Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has announced its final decision on down-scheduling certain cannabidiol (CBD) preparations to Pharmacist Only Medicines - available over the...
THC testing

Grant Awarded For Simpler, More Cost-Effective THC Testing

The US National Institute of Justice has ponied up a bundle of bucks to fund the development of simpler and cheaper THC testing. The 2018...
Cannabis as Medicine Survey 2020

Call For Cannabis As Medicine Survey 2020 Participants

University of Sydney's Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics is continuing its call for Australians to get involved in the Cannabis As Medicine Survey (CAMS)...
Medicinal cannabis in Ireland

Easier Medicine Access For Ireland’s Medical Cannabis Patients

A temporary scheme enabling patients in Ireland easier access to their prescribed medical cannabis treatments has been made permanent. In Ireland, specialist medical consultants can...