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Medical cannabis supplier Jenny Hallam says her prosecution is "disgusting' and a "waste of money".

A woman charged with drug offences over the supply of medicinal cannabis has labelled her prosecution "disgusting' and a "waste of money".

Cannabis boom not so certain as philanthropist lobbies for cheap imports

Brave fundies and retail investors are punting on exponential growth in profits from the "pot stocks" supplying cannabinoids to the domestic market and for export overseas.

Olivia Newton-John to champion medical marijuana use In Australia

Olivia Newton-John says she wants Australians to have easier access to medical marijuana as the iconic Aussie star battles cancer for a second time.

Australian pot stocks: August update

One of the most talked about areas of the market this year has been the fledgling medicinal cannabis industry.

Tasmanian medicinal cannabis program opens

Tasmanians will have access to medicinal cannabis when the controlled access scheme starts on Friday.

Medicinal cannabis milestone

First commercial harvest of medicinal cannabis on Aussie soil, which is set to be used by patients and for CSIRO research.

Medicinal cannabis: Government accused of defying will of Senate over importation

An attempt to open up access to imported medicinal cannabis for dying patients has failed, prompting accusations the executive arm of the Government is defying the will of the Parliament.

Medicinal cannabis black market worries TGA

The TGA has criticised claims that red tape turns patients to black market cannabis.

Lucy Haslam says medicinal cannabis regulations are broken

A Tamworth movement helped change the tide on medicinal cannabis in Australia, but our local advocates are struggling to take pride in today’s system, where compassion has taken a backseat to political point-scoring.

Despite legalisation medicinal cannabis remains confusing for Australian doctors and patients

Frustrated Australian patients could still be several years away from their GPs prescribing medicinal cannabis, the Australian Medical Association's (AMA) vice president has warned.