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Hemp is Australia’s newest superfood after being legalised

Previously, no species of cannabis could not be sold as a food or added to foods because federal and state health ministers were concerned they could affect roadside drug testing.

Cannabis help for epilepsy

THE use of medicinal cannabis for treating epilepsy will be explored at a forum in the city this month. It is being organised by the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics (The University of Sydney) and Epilepsy Action Australia and will be held at the Aitkenvale Library on November 14.

Here's proof that Australian GPs want to know more about medicinal cannabis

Any perception that Australian GPs weren't interested in learning about and prescribing medicinal cannabis was silenced on Saturday, as doctors flooded into the International Convention Centre Sydney to discuss cannabis and its future in the country.

Australia's CannPal gets approval for canine cannabinoid trial

CannPal has announced it has received ethics approval for a large pharmacokinetic and safety study in dogs involving THC and CBD.

Medicinal cannabis forum set for Brisbane

A woman whose son was the first person in Queensland to be given access to medicinal cannabis is worried about direction of regulators.

Bill to make medicinal cannabis access easier for terminally-ill Australians passes Senate

Medical cannabis could soon be easier to get for terminally-ill Australians after passing a first hurdle in Parliament today.

'Over My Dead Body' -flouting the law to treat the sick with medical cannabis

Katrina Spraggon won't go back to the days using CPR to keep her daughter alive.

Medical cannabis oil supplier Jenny Hallam angry at prosecutors for dragging out court case

A woman who admits supplying cannabis oil for medicinal purposes has criticised delays to her court case, accusing the State Government of “torturing” people who need chronic pain relief.

More On PUF ventures' Australian medical cannabis project

More details on an ambitious project to establish a massive medical marijuana growing facility in the Australian state of New South Wales.

Only 11 doctors in Qld can prescribe medical marijuana

Only 11 doctors in Queensland have the authority to prescribe medicinal cannabis.