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Medicinal cannabis should be available for all NHS patients

Campaigners have said that medical cannabis should be made available for all NHS patients amid expectations it will only be prescribed to help treat three conditions

Canada cannabis legalisation: 'We know the world is watching'

Four "ganjapreneurs" in Canada give their take on legalised cannabis

Canadian companies revisiting workplace policies with cannabis legalization just one week away

They need to find a balance between safety and employee choice in Canada’s newly permissive legal environment

High As Mike: Tamworth documentary fires up frustrating medical cannabis access issue

A homegrown Tamworth documentary is shining the light on how difficult it is for patients to access medical cannabis. It's hoped it will lead to big changes in the nation's legislation

Former Socceroo aiming high with dive into cannabis industry

It's fair to say Mark Bresciano has expanded his field of interest well beyond football after investing in medicinal cannabis

High As Mike: Tamworth gets sneak peak of homegrown doco on medical cannabis

It's hoped once released, the film will make change the nation's laws to make easier to get medical cannabis

Five-year-old girl who takes cannabis for her seizures is allowed to use the medication at school

Brooke, of Santa Rosa, California, suffers from Dravet syndrome - a genetic, severe form of epilepsy

As cannabis comes to Canada, communities welcome accompanying job boom

Some Canadian towns are finding that the nascent industry is bringing jobs where they are sorely needed

Why the adult cannabis market could kill its medical counterpart

As more states continue to legalise recreational cannabis, speculation is afoot that this could be the precursor to a major slowdown, if not death knell, for the medical industry

Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for third time

She has since undergone radiation treatment, and is also treating the disease with cannabis oil