Industrial Hemp in South Australia

Industrial Hemp Go-Ahead For South Australia

The South Australian Government has announced it will support legislation to legalise hemp cultivation in the state for industrial applications. The low-THC cousin of the...
AMA - Medicinal marijuana in Australia

AMA Greets Medical Cannabis Changes Cautiously

Australian Medical Association (AMA) President Dr Michael Gannon has commented on the Australian Government's decision to improve access to medical cannabis. Federal Health Minister Greg...
Medicinal marijuana access in Australia

Medical Cannabis Supply Fast-Tracked In Australia

The Australian Federal Government has announced it will facilitate faster access to medical cannabis to qualifying patients. After mounting pressure from cannabis campaigners, and perhaps...
NSW Labor - medical marijuana

NSW Labor Tables Medicinal Cannabis Legislation

The terminally ill and those suffering serious medical conditions will not be prosecuted for possessing medicinal marijuana if NSW Labor has their way. Legislation is...

Bill Shorten Pushes Australian PM On Medical Marijuana

Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is pushing the nation's Prime Minister to get cannabis medicines into the hands of the many patients throughout the...
Medical cannabis progress in Australia

New Cannabis Council Appointments – But Where’s The Medicine?

As Australian heads for 12 months since medical cannabis legislation was passed, progress is still occurring - but much too slowly for some. Health Minister...
Iowa Cannabis Poll

Strong Support For Medical Cannabis In Iowa

Eighty percent of Iowa residents recently surveyed indicated their support for legalising cannabis for medicinal purposes, a large jump from a 2013 poll that...
Industrial hemp news in brief

USA Industrial Hemp News In Brief

There's been a lot going on with industrial hemp in the USA since the start of February - here's a summary of some of...
DEA - cannabis misinformation

DEA Starts Removing Marijuana “Misinformation”

It took a legal filing and a sustained campaign, but it seems the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has finally removed inaccurate information about cannabis...
Medicinal marijuana quality control

The Importance Of Medical Marijuana Quality Control

A recent discovery of medical marijuana containing bacterial and fungal pathogens could be a serious wake-up call for the legal cannabis industry. Or is...