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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

Future of legalized cannabis focus of expert panel discussion in cannabis journal

In the roundtable entitled "Expert Panel on Understanding Cannabis: Medicine, Society, Government," the panelists shared their views on a range of topics

Queensland Bauxite Ltd (ASX:QBL) Unique Variations and High Levels of Cannabinoids Identified

Queensland Bauxite Limited (ASX:QBL) is pleased to announce preliminary findings in relation to cannabinoid testing performed by its subsidiary Medical Cannabis Limited of some of MCL's low THC Cannabis cultivars. (THC is tetrahydrocannabinol Delta 9, a medical compound produced by Cannabis plants).

Medicinal cannabis bill passes Senate

A Greens' private bill to make importing medicinal cannabis easier has passed the Senate, but the government plans to block the changes in the lower house.

Zelda Therapeutics demonstrates successful results treating autism with medicinal cannabis

Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX:ZLD) - Zelda is developing a range of cannabinoid-based formulations to treat medical conditions.

Australian rural doctors preparing for medicinal cannabis

Clearing up confusion regarding medical cannabis will be a key topic at the upcoming Rural Medicine Australia (RMA17) conference in Melbourne.

AusCann Group Holdings talks cannabis market in Australia

AusCann Group Holdings Managing Director Elaine Darby, talks plan for the year ahead and potential market size in Australia.

Top Republican senator introduces a medical marijuana research bill

Senator Orrin Hatch introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to facilitate medical marijuana research in an especially pun-filled manner.