Sydney hemp farm

Experimental Industrial Hemp Farm For Sydney

Before Australians get too excited, we should probably mention at this point it's Sydney, Canada - not Sydney, New South Wales. Still, it's an...
Hempseed oil

Hemp Seed Oil Better Than Olive Oil For The Heart?

Hemp seed oil could play a role in reducing risk of heart disease and diabetes. Researchers at Ohio State University found men and women with...
Kaniela Ing - Hawaii Hemp Bill

Hawaii Industrial Hemp Bill Passes House

A bill to allow Hawaii's farmers to grow and sell industrial hemp has passed the Hawaii State House of Representatives unanimously and is now...
Medical Cannabis Court Case - New Zealand

NZ Woman Escapes Conviction Over Medical Cannabis

A woman in New Zealand facing various criminal charges over the importation of medical cannabis products has had her day in court - and...
Medical Marihuana - Michigan

Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Tax And Jobs Bonanza

The tightening up of Michigan's medical cannabis laws and introduction of taxes could see the state reap in millions of dollars. In October last year,...
Queensland medical cannabis bill

Public Comment Invited On Queensland Medical Cannabis Bill

The Queensland Government has released its Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2016 for public consultation, plus a new related report. “This Bill will create the most...
Industrial hemp in Europe

Europe’s Industrial Hemp Industry Powers Ahead

Hemp cultivation areas in Europe will expand to almost 25,000 ha in 2016 says the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA). The increase is up from...
Australia cannabis and hemp news

Australian Medical Cannabis And Hemp News Roundup

It's been a busy week on the Australian medicinal marijuana and hemp scene - topped off by two more important announcements in the last...
Hemp seed food Australia ban

More Hemp Food Ban Progress In Australia

Australia and New Zealand have the unfortunate distinction of being the only countries in the world where the sale of hemp food is still...
Australia medical cannabis legislation - reactions

Australia’s Medical Marijuana Legislation – Reactions

Generally speaking, reaction to Australia passing legislation supporting medical cannabis has been widely welcomed. Announced by Minister for Health Sussan Ley yesterday, amendments to...