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Lateline goes inside Australia's first legal cannabis growing facility

As the political battle over the importation of medicinal marijuana intensifies Lateline's David Lipson gains exclusive access to Australia's first commercial cannabis growing enterprise. The facility is located near Melbourne, but its exact location is kept secret.


Some terminally ill patients will now have faster access to medicinal cannabis following a Greens motion

The Senate Just Made It Easier To Access Medicinal Marijuana

A push from the Greens to allow terminally ill patients access to fast-tracked medicinal cannabis has passed the Senate today! This comes after independent senator Jacquie Lambie voted for the measure, and insisted she had accidentally missed an earlier vote on the proposal back in May

Medicinal marijuana and the lengths Australian farmers must go to in securely growing it

Fingerprint scanners, motion sensor laser alarms, security teams and top secret locations sound like the stuff of spy movies, not Australian farms.

Risks Of Investing In Medical Cannabis

In a change of pace from our usual research, we take a look into medicinal cannabis, which has shown that it may provide an alternative solution to some of mankind’s most untreatable diseases.

Tasmanian medicinal cannabis scheme too expensive, patients say

As the Tasmanian Government prepares to spend almost $4 million on a controlled access scheme for medicinal cannabis, some people who already use the drug have raised concerns about the scheme's effectiveness.

Medicinal cannabis should be more easily available, says GP

Katoomba GP, Teresa Towpik, is singing the praises of medicinal cannabis.

AusCann Group Holdings secures medical cannabis funding

AusCann Group Holdings (ASX:AC8) has raised $12 million through the placement of 24 million shares priced at $0.50 to institutional and high net worth investors. Significantly, the placement price is more than double the price of the company’s ASX debut in February of $0.20.

First legal, commercial medicinal cannabis shipment now in Australia

The first two commercial shipments of medicinal cannabis products to be legally imported to Australia have arrived in Melbourne and Perth.

How Australia Can Legalise Recreational Weed Within Five Years

With the help of some legal experts we created a five-year plan.