A quadriplegic four-year-old boy has been found safe and has been released into his family’s care, after Queensland Police issued an amber alert yesterday when his parents took him from an appointment at a Brisbane hospital.
Chase Walker’s parents, Jacinda Walker and Marc Steven, have blasted police, Child Services and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, posting many emotional videos to social media claiming authorities lied about Chase’s medical situation and the family has b
Medicinal cannabis grower Cann Group's production facility is surrounded by barbed wire.
Medicinal cannabis grower Cann Group's production facility is surrounded by barbed wire and is watched over by security cameras.
The location of the facility - other than that it is somewhere in Melbourne - and how much cannabis is being grown are closely guarded secrets.
Every plant has a bar code and an ID, and visitors wear lab coats with the pockets sewn up to deter theft.
HEALTH: Chef Daniel Quigley, who suffers from scoliosis, says medicinal cannabis will help with his chronic back pain.
STATE government announced on Sunday April 23 that patients will have easier access to prescribed medicinal cannabis products by their doctors.
Medical practitioners will no longer need state approval to prescribe Schedule 8 medicinal cannabis in the first instance, with the decision to be made by a medical specialist in the best interest of their patient
Barry Lambert has backed medicinal cannabis which his family has used to treat his granddaughter, Katelyn. James Brickwood Countplus founder Barry Lambert will step down as chairman of the listed accounting and wealth management firm to become the chairman of hemp company Ecofibre. Mr Lambert said he wanted to focus upon his campaign to legalise medicinal cannabis in Australia. "Why am I stepping down at Countplus? Well I've obviously been there from the beginning. I've been
George Down, who has a bipolar disorder, with his mother Miriam.Picture: Picture: Ian Munro/The West Australian Miriam Down, the mother who became a convicted drug dealer over cannabis plants she grew to help treat her son’s mental illness, will keep her house after prosecutors dropped the possibility of seizing it under the State’s proceeds of crime laws. Down, 76, was convicted of supplying cannabis after workmen spotted 2m-tall marijuana plants over her backyard fence. Pol
Legalising cannabis is not an issue dominated by the left or the right. Photo: The Age
Some big news has come out of North America and it has nothing to do with Trump. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation that will legalise and regulate cannabis use in Canada. This would make Canada the second country the world (after Uruguay) to legalise adult use of cannabis. This comes off the heels of some ground-breaking reforms that took place in November
Patients will have easier access to medicinal cannabis under new rules to take effect from Monday. Photo: istock
PATIENTS will have easier access to medicinal cannabis under new rules to take effect from Monday.
Under the regulations, South Australian medical specialists will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients for short terms without State Government approval.
However, the move will be balanced by other safety nets including the retention of strong che
A worker harvest buds of marijuana in a medicinal cannabis farm, approved for medical use and under the supervision of the government's agricultural service during the harvest season between March and April in the town of Quinamavida in Linares city, Chile March 24, 2016. Reuters/Juan Gonzalez
Just days after Canada’s federal government announced the cannabis legalisation rules, a survey, released on Monday, stated that one-in-four Canadians used marijuana recreationally in
Personal recreational marijuana use should be decriminalised. Picture: Peter Clark
A CAMPAIGN to decriminalise recreational cannabis use throughout NSW has been launched by Sydney state Independent MP Alex Greenwich.
Mr Greenwich, who has denied ever using the drug himself, said he would advocate for criminal restrictions around marijuana use to be relaxed.
“Cannabis is not something I have had a relationship with but that doesn’t mean I don’t understand the need for a
Photo: The states are still catching up after federal changes to medicinal cannabis.
The lawyer for a South Australian woman who admits to supplying cannabis oil to terminally ill people has questioned why charges against her client have only recently been laid.
Hillier resident Jenny Hallam's home was raided by police back in January and products, which she says she only ever supplied to sick people for free, were seized.
Ms Hallam has been summonsed to appear in court