Texas could be the next state in the US to legalise cannabis for personal use, after several bills have been proposed through legislation. It would mean that penalties for low level cannabis possession may be reduced.
By the end of 2021 the European medical cannabis market is predicted to reach 406 million euros, a 75 percent growth rate compared with the previous year. It is predicted that Germany will represent over half of the European market until 2024.
Views around cannabis, particularly in treating various ailments and disorders are rapidly changing. This article looks at what exactly medical cannabis is, what treatments are available within Australia and how they are taken.
Tim Quilty, a Liberal Democrat MP for Northern Victoria, thinks the first Australian state to legalise recreational cannabis would create a tourism ‘goldmine’, with people travelling from other ends of the country.
The Israeli cannabis producer Seach Medical Group, which already supplies some strains to Australian company Cannatrek, has signed a new deal to import two tonnes of medical cannabis into Australia by the end of 2022.
Although the use of cannabis for medical reasons has been around for several years in Australia, how hard is it to get your hands on medicinal cannabis? This article looks at the laws within each Australian state.
For those who are newbies to cooking with cannabis, there are some simple culinary rules you should follow. This post explains why you should not cook with raw cannabis and explains the science in why.
Central Narcotics Bureau in Singapore has seized the largest amount of cannabis it has seen in 25 years, as well as other drugs and narcotics. Singapore has some of the world’s strictest drug laws, including the death penalty.
If you always thought cannabis users were rather lazy, ‘stoner’ types, you may be proved wrong in this new study, showing a potential relationship between cannabis use and increased exercise.
Listen to this audio clip of pain experts discussing whether medical cannabis is really that effective. A study published in the Australian Medical Journal found it is no more effective than a placebo for those who have who acute lower back pain.
ECS Botanics has just dispatched its first commercial shipment of medicinal cannabis from their large medicinal cannabis facility in north-western Victoria. The shipment will supply both locals and overseas consumers.
The Australian Natural Therapeutics Group (ANTG) already has their medicinal cannabis crop growing close to Byron Bay, near Armidale. Now they are looking to move its headquarters to the popular beach town.
Police in the Northern Territory have charged two people with drug offences after being pulled over on the on the Stuart Highway. Witnesses noticed a very strong smell of cannabis coming from the vehicle.
This article from the Australian government site, explains the use of cannabis within the country, the trends of cannabis use, the drug’s effects, harms, treatment types, and the availability of medicinal cannabis medications.
The generally conservative area of Toowoomba will now be the proposed place for two medical cannabis companies to build a huge cannabis farm. The farm will hope to produce 500 tonnes of medicinal cannabis each year.
At the moment the Australian government is not giving any clear indications as to whether Australia will legalise recreational cannabis. It is already legal in the ACT in small doses and attitudes are gradually changing.
Australian Natural Therapeutics Group (ANTG), an Aussie cannabis company has collaborated with a Canadian company to produce a staggering $400 million medical cannabis farm, set to generate 1000 new jobs.
ECS Botanics (ASX: ECS) has plans to expand its medicinal cannabis farm in Tasmania, from 2,500sqm to 320,000sqm. This would end up being one of Australia’s biggest cannabis farms and would enable revenues from worldwide.
New research from the Lambert Initiative has discovered a ‘window of impairment’ of 3 to 10 hours from using cannabis, caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the drug. These findings could have implications on drug-driving laws.
The research, published in Neuroscience & Behavioural Reviews, has examined 80 scientific studies, performed over the past 20 years, on how THC (the psychoactive part of cannabis) effects your driving performance.
Puro, a medicinal cannabis company in New Zealand has begun the harvest of their crops, which were planted last year. The medical cannabis farm is the largest in the country.
From the 3rd of May 2021, financial management executive Mr Alan Dworkin will fill his new role as Chief Financial Officer of the cannabis company Bod Australia.
New research from the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney, has revealed how long cannabis impairment should take to subside and when it could be safe for users to drive.
Daniel Holmes is a Welshman who was sentenced to over a decade in Malta’s Corradino Correctional Facility, after his cannabis grow room was found by police in Gozo. He talks about his grow room set up and life inside jail.
Australian cannabis company Little Green Pharma is noticing a huge rise in people requesting medicinal cannabis medications. Investors have high hopes for shares as the demand for medical cannabis products keeps increasing.
Australia’s special access scheme provides medicinal cannabis to patients across the country. Over 100,000 prescriptions have been given out since the program started back in 2016, and the demand for medication just keeps growing.
The company MediPharm Labs has sent its first shipment of medical cannabis to Germany, from their facility in Wonthaggi, Victoria. The shipment contained capsules with cannabis oil inside.
A report, issued by FreshLeaf Analytics predicts the Australian cannabis industry will double by the end of next year. However if the industry is to generate more profits, it will need to make medical cannabis medications more accessible.
Police data in Japan shows a record 5,034 people were implicated in cannabis-related crimes in the country in 2020. Most of the people found with cannabis were either in their teens or 20’s, data shows.
Canada was the second country to formally legalise cannabis (after Uruguay) and you can now buy your cannabis legally from thousands of online stores, making weed much more accessible for using recreationally.
New research indicates that the market for medical cannabis in Italy is popular, growing 30% in 2020, even with COVID-19 limitations. Although how patients access medical cannabis is still a key issue in the country.
A cannabis company based in the town of Wonthaggi, in Victoria, has shipped its largest ever shipment of cannabis to Germany. The medications will help to treat patients suffering from cancer related symptoms, and chronic pain.
LeafCann is a botanical extracts company, who has recently opened a new warehouse in South Australia. The warehouse will house medical cannabis products and be as a distribution hub for overseas products.