Australian news

University of Newcastle gets $2.5 million to set up national medicinal cannabis research centre

Newcastle will lead the national approach to research into medicinal cannabis treatments.

Why so few Australians are using medicinal cannabis on prescription

So often in Australia, we are astounded to discover that good policy has been subverted by political mismanagement. Think NBN, gas supply, the marriage plebiscite and … medicinal cannabis.

Tasmania's medicinal cannabis access scheme stalls as doctors remain hesitant, sceptical

Tasmanian Government's Medicinal Cannabis Controlled Access Scheme is bogged down in paperwork and confusion.

Australian biotech company wants to treat Autism symptoms with cannabis

Zelda Therapeutics announced it has completed an observation trial that found positive results when treating core symptoms of autism with cannabis extracts.

'Incredible results': How medicinal cannabis saved this mum

Her loving husband and son came home from FIFO work to help alongside her other son while she suffered for months with a range of unexplained neurological problems including seizures

Billion dollar potential for Richmond Valley

Canadian investment in hydroponic marijuana venture looks to Casino for its base

Queensland Bauxite Ltd (ASX:QBL) Preparing Major Launch of MCL's Quality Vitahemp Products

Queensland Bauxite Limited is proud to report on Medical Cannabis Limited's progress with a major milestone achieved this week. 20 tonnes of certified low THC hemp seed for sowing has been secured so that MCL will be able to grow enough low THC cannabis.

Is medical marijuana the next wonder drug?

People involved in medical cannabis can find themselves in a twilight zone where the law may prevent its use after other treatments fail. Iain McGregor explains the vision, stories and studies behind the Lambert Initiative.

Women’s organisation VIEW Clubs of Australia votes to make medicinal cannabis lobbying priority

An Australia-wide women’s organisation has voted to make medicinal cannabis its lobbying priority for the coming years, at a national conference in Tamworth.

Medicinal cannabis on agenda

THE use of medicinal cannabis for rural patients and its implications for their doctors and medical practices will be a key topic at next month’s Rural Medicine Australia (RMA17) conference in Melbourne.. And Echuca GP Suzanne Harrison will be