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Bill to legalise cannabis for medical use being stalled, claims TD

An opposition Bill which would legalise cannabis for medical use is being “run into the ground” by Government, the TD behind it has warned.

Pot for pets? What happened when terminally-ill Muttley took cannabis oil

In September last year, Muttley's human parents Tim* and Tina* got the worst news possible. Their beloved 12 year-old American staffordshire terrier cross was dying.

Mexico casually one-ups U.S. by legalizing medicinal marijuana

This week, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto informed the world that his country is taking its relationship with cannabis to the next level. 

Medical cannabis industry gets peak body

A new industry body has been formed to position Australia as a leader in the production of medical cannabis. The Medical Cannabis Council, launching in Melbourne on Thursday, will be the unifying voice for the industry to engage with governments on all matters concerning medical cannabis.

AXIM Biotech enters services agreement with Israel-based CRO to begin Clinical Study

A world leader in cannabinoid research and development, today announced that it has entered into a services agreement with an Israel-based contract research organization to begin a clinical proof of concept study to treat restless legs.

Mum furious at difficulty of buying medicinal marijuana in Perth Mum furious at difficulty of buying

A Perth mum says she has to travel to the US to buy medicinal marijuana despite the drug being legalised in WA.Ava Neville, 12, used to have about eight seizures a day before medical marijuana.

Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic"

Rolling back protections from federal interference in state legalization laws could worsen the opioid overdose crisis

Hurdles expected for Utah's medical marijuana research law

Utah lawmakers balked again this year at joining more than half of all U.S. states and passing a broad medical marijuana law. Instead, they gave state colleges and other institutions a green light to study the medical impacts of the drug with the hope of having comprehensive data by next year.

Legalizing cannabis could help reduce opioid use, experts say

OTTAWA - Leading medical experts say legalizing cannabis may offer new hope to one day reduce the use of opioids — powerful drugs frequently prescribed for the treatment of pain.

Older Women and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry

Jeanine Moss never expected to get into the cannabis industry. But that was before her hip-replacement surgery. Ms. Moss, 62, of Marina Del Ray, Calif., had quit her job as a marketing consultant before she had her hip done in 2014. As she left the hospital, her doctors handed her a “shopping bag f