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Medicinal cannabis expert calls on New Zealand doctors to upskill

New Zealand's Medicinal Cannabis Scheme is set to be operational in the first quarter of 2020, with regulations made by December this year, according to the Ministry of Health.

Cannabis oil can reduce seizures in kids, a Canadian university study suggests

The University of Saskatchewan has been conducting research on kids with epilepsy, using controlled amounts of medicinal cannabis oil. During the trials 7 kids were studied and 3 of them stopped having seizures completely during the study.

Lucy Haslam challenges country music artists to provide a song to unite Australia's medicinal ...

Lucy Haslam, and the DC Stories team behind the controversial medicinal cannabis documentary High as Mike, have challenged the songwriters to come up with a theme song for the Australian medicinal cannabis movement.

NZ Royal College endorses cannabis masterclass

A New Zealand masterclass in medicinal cannabis has been formally endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) – marking a significant first for the country.

1 in 4 Canadian medical cannabis users say it's now harder to access since Adult Use legalisation

According to a recent survey jointly commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), access issues are just one of the unintended consequences of recreational cannabis legalization affecting medical cannab

Could medicinal cannabis curb the opioid crisis?

One of Australia's leading cannabis companies Zelda Therapeutics has been given the greenlight to commence an opioid reduction trial.

Medicinal cannabis: The family that changed Australia's debate

Their heartrending story shifted perceptions on medical cannabis - but, they argue, not far enough.

New Country Women's Association branch takes a fresh approach to tradition

CWA of Australia is currently participating in campaigns to ban alcohol advertising in sport, change laws around patient access to herbal medicinal cannabis, and raise awareness of the lack of equitable access to mental health support for rural and remote communities.

Medical Cannabis Evidence Portal Launched by the Academy of Medical Cannabis (UK)

New repository aims to ensure healthcare professionals can access cutting edge peer-reviewed research and information.

American University to Offer Degree in Medical Cannabis Science

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has launched the nation’s first Master of Science program in medical cannabis science and therapeutics.