Australian cannabis company Little Green Pharma (LGP) has received another large order for this year, to export medicinal cannabis products to Europe. The demand for cannabis exportation is growing rapidly.
In the US pets like dogs and cats are being treated with cannabis medication, for much the same reasons as humans, such as pain and seizures. But is Australia being slow on the uptake?
Dr Meghan Thomas explains why new research for medicinal cannabis is so important, what her role is with the medicinal cannabis industry and future research studies in development.
The Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics and the Sydney Pharmacy School at the University of Sydney are surveying pharmacists to see if they are ready for medical cannabis prescriptions.
The latest budget from the Australian Federal Government contains $1.5 million for a trial looking in to personalised medicinal cannabis dosing in cancer patients.
Neurotech International Limited (ASX:NTI) is opening a clinical study trial in 20 children aged between 5-17 years, who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
For the first time, a medicinal cannabis drug has been listed on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). This means that those who suffer from dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy, can get treatment.
The legislation around cannabis in Australia is slowly changing. Still, laws at the federal level and state level can be both inflicting and confusing. So, what are you allowed to do within Australia?
The first ever medicinal cannabis medication is soon to be on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, which will help with children suffering from a rare form of epilepsy (Dravet syndrome).
Medicinal cannabis on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will be one of the debates at the Country Women’s Association (CWA) State Conference, which is held in Bega. The annual event will call for cannabis reform.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Whilst cannabis is still illegal at the federal level in Australia, some states have decriminalised its use, and one has legalised it for personal use. With so many different laws it can get confusing! This helpful guide explains.
Bod Australia (ASX: BDA) have partnered with H&H and have now released numerous medicinal hemp and cannabis products across global the market. This article looks at some of their products and the growing positive outlook.
As we have seen from cannabis being legalised in some countries, making a drug legal, does not necessarily mean more people will start using it. If the current policies are not working, what else can Australia do?
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has been granted a licence to partner with local manufacturers to make medical cannabis products. The partnership is said to produce more jobs for Australians.
Low dose cannabidiol (CBD) is now being sold in some pharmacies across Australia and without needing a prescription. This article explains what CBD is and how to get your hands on it within Australia.
A 10-year deal reached between the Australian Natural Therapeutics Group (ANTG) and the EU could mean that Australia is set to be a leader in the medical cannabis industry, after a major shipment to the European Union.
From early 2021 you could be allowed to buy low-dose cannabis oil (CBD oil) from pharmacies around Australia, without a prescription. However, there may be a wait for approved products.
An Australia-led study has found that using cannabidiol (CBD) is safe for drivers and does not impair driving ability. Lead author of the Journal of the American Medical Association says this is good news for CBD-based products.
According to Michael Balderstone of a pro-marijuana political party says hundreds of thousands of jobs could be created if Australia legalises cannabis. If the drug is legalised in Australia, it could generate tax revenues over $2 billion every year.
The Cannabinoid Medicine Observational Study (CMOS) intends to collect data from 20,000 patients across the country. The study will observe how patients with a variety of illness and conditions react to medicinal cannabis.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) could make cannabidiol (CBD) medicine available from next year, without needing a prescription. This medication would benefit around 2.4 million people.
The National Drug Strategy Household Survey is held every three years and past data has shown that Aussies are generally not in favour in legalising cannabis. However, this is the first year that the results have favoured legalising the drug.
As the use of medicinal cannabis is growing, not only in Australia, but worldwide, this article lists the top 20 cannabis companies within Australia, and notes what their market capitalisation is estimated at.