New Zealand medical cannabis survey

Strong Support For Medical Cannabis In New Zealand

A recent survey suggests a large majority of New Zealand's citizens support medicinal marijuana. According to a poll carried out by research company UMR of...
Australian medical cannabis white paper

White Paper: Medicinal Cannabis in Australia

Australia's first white paper concerning the future of the nation's cannabis industry was published earlier today. A joint publication by MGC Pharmaceuticals and the University...
THC:CBD spray - Multiple Sclerosis

Cannabinoid Spray Observed Easing MS Muscle Spasticity

Another study has confirmed the effectiveness of a tetrahydrocannabinol-cannabidiol (THC : CBD) oromucosal spray on spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Tetrahydrocannabinol is the intoxicating compound in...
Cannabidiol as a treatment for depression

Cannabidiol As An Anti-Depressant

The list of potential benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) just keeps on growing. New research indicates the cannabinoid may be useful as an anti-depressant. Cannabidiol  is...
Medical marijuana - Chile

Free Cannabis Medications For Chileans

Thousands of people in Chile will benefit from the first major government-approved cannabis crop harvest in the country. Harvesting of the country's largest legal marijuana...
Opioid substitute - medical cannabis

Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Use : Study

In addition to medical cannabis assisting opioid addicts in withdrawal, new research also indicates it helps reduce prescription opioid consumption. Last year, researchers at Columbia...
Cannabis Dispensaries In Hawaii

Hawaii Names Medical Marijuana Dispensary Panel

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has chosen a selection panel for review of the first medical cannabis dispensary licensees in the state.  The...
Pennsylvania medical marijuana legislation

Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Bill Heads To Senate

Medical cannabis legislation was approved by Pennsylvania's House of Representatives last week and will now move on to the Senate. The legislation was introduced by...
PTSD - cannabis research

Could Medical Cannabis Cure PTSD?

Anecdotal evidence suggests cannabis could be useful in treating or perhaps even curing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A University Of Calgary research project...
Stiff Person Syndrome - Cannabis Oil

Cannabis Oil And Stiff Person Syndrome

A young Australian sufferer of the rare condition Stiff Person Syndrome is lobbying the New South Wales government for access to medical cannabis. Stiff Person...