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Australian-made medical cannabis hits pharmacy shelves

The first Aussie-grown medicinal cannabis products have hit pharmacy shelves as sick and dying patients fight bureaucracy for access

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CannTrust partners with McMaster University on medicinal cannabis research for chronic pain

This partnership strengthens CannTrust's existing commitment to innovation and its contribution to generating evidence regarding the therapeutic use and clinical effectiveness of cannabinoids

Zelda Forms German medical cannabis partnership

Zelda Therapeutics Limited has kicked off a partnership with a German medicinal cannabis company, providing an attractive market entry pathway for Zelda

Push for greater access to medicinal cannabis amid concerns over rise in opioid deaths

Advocates of medical cannabis say it needs to be made more readily available as Australia faces warnings that we’re “sleep walking” into a prescription drug overdose crisis

AusCann Group well positioned as investors move in on medical cannabis sector

The Company aims to produce high quality, economical, and clinically validated cannabinoid medicines

Medicinal cannabis cultivation licence issued to New Zealand company for research purposes

Hikurangi Cannabis Company has secured a cannabis cultivation licence to research medicinal use

Zelda Therapeutics strengthens scientific and medical advisory board

Professor David Casarett and Dr Dustin Sulak add clinical expertise and depth to the board

AusCann cannabinoid medicines one step closer to market

AusCann's (ASX: AC8) long awaited medical cannabis product is on its way to pharmacy shelves after the company completed an important medical trial

An Australian trial of 40 children with hard-to-treat epilepsy shows promising results

The research, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, involved a prospective, open label cohort study including 40 children who were enrolled in the NSW Compassionate Access Scheme

Cannabis farm approved for western Brisbane, but nearby residents not consulted

Brisbane City Council has given the tick to a plan for a cannabis farm in the city's west, but nearby residents appear to know nothing about it