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Patients to get easier access to medicinal cannabis under Greens bill

Greens leader to introduce a bill to clear the way for importers to stock medicinal cannabis products more easily

New opportunity opens up

Online tool brings the medicinal cannabis supply chain a step closer to the dispensary Pharmacists’ ability to dispense medicinal cannabis is moving another step closer .

Does marijuana affect your sleep?

If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana, or cannabis, for sleep or has thought about it.

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.