Katrina Spraggon with Kaitlyn, 9, on the Sunshine Coast. Picture: Glenn Hunt.
Standing among the shoulder-high marijuana plants she grows to make “medicine” for her chronically ill daughter, Katrina Spraggon says this time there will be no quiet deal at the hospital, no hiding what she is doing.
The clock is ticking because nine-year-old Kaitlyn urgently needs surgery and her mother is adamant the little girl can’t have it without the home-brewed cannabis concentrate that
Photo: New teachers to Central Australia were confused to receive the 'not a pot' pot plant. (Supplied)
New teachers to Alice Springs have been given an anti-cannabis pot plant as a welcome gift from the Education Department in a move that has baffled teachers and the education union.
The promotional item encouraged users to grow thyme instead of marijuana at their office desk, and urged them to seek help and information about addiction and the side effects of cannab
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SOME of the vivid green plants are no more than 10cm high but within two months WA’s first crop of medical cannabis will be ready for harvesting.
They were planted at a secure hydroponic growing facility in the South West last month by phyto-pharma
Five men have been charged after police uncovered a sophisticated $18 million cannabis plantation at Buaraba, west of Brisbane yesterday. Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Drug and Serious Crime Group with assistance from the Gatton Criminal Investigation Branch executed a search warrant at a property on Gatton-Esk Road yesterday morning. The property consisted of a commercial sized shed and four industrial sized greenhouses where police seized 3,731 cannabis plants,
President of the Rotary Club of Taree, David Denning with Barry Lambert, former Taree resident and now human rights and medical cannabis campaigner.
Barry and Joy Lambert’s infant granddaughter Katelyn was having thousands of seizures a day due to Dravet Syndrome, a catastrophic, intractable and incurable form of epilepsy caused by a gene mutation in her brain.
The family was told by the leading medical expert on Dravet Syndrome that if the seizures weren’t stopped Kately
California has legalised marijuana, but the Trump administration disapproves.
A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has warned marijuana smokers that they may be getting more than they bargained for when sourcing the illicit drug from dealers.
Not for the first time, a defendant has appeared before the Toowoomba Magistrates Court on a charge of driving with methylamphetamine in his system and yet sworn he never touched the stuff.
Such was the case with Keith Jeffery Lingwoodock who te
A trial evaluating the benefits of medical cannabis for people with advanced cancer will be part of a $69 million boost to fight the disease.
A QUEENSLAND trial evaluating the benefits of medical cannabis for people with advanced cancer will be part of a $69 million boost to fight the disease.
The Federal Government will invest the money in world-leading medical researchers to target devastating and rare conditions like acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in infants, aplastic a
Vermont Governor Phil Scott has signed a bill making his state the ninth in the US to legalise recreational marijuana.
Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor Phil Scott signed a bill passed by the legislature earlier this month.
The law legalises possession of up to 1 ounce of the drug, two mature plants and up to four immature plants by people 21 and older beginning on July
The Victorian Government has announced Australia’s first Medical Cannabis Industry Development Strategy
The Andrews Labor Government has urged the Federal Government to PBS list medicinal cannabis products.
“Victoria’s leadership has seen some of our sickest kids get the treatment they so desperately need,” says State Health Minister Jill Hennessy.
“We urge the Turnbull Government to move quickly so that this life changing product is affordable and in-reach for every Au
Sydney, Jan 18, 2018 AEST (ABN Newswire) - I am delighted and proud on behalf of the Board of Queensland Bauxite Limited (ASX:QBL) to inform our shareholders that Mr John Easterling has agreed to join the board of our Cannabis subsidiary Medical Cannabis Limited.
John comes with a wealth of experience in developing therapeutical products from plants, which includes many years of experience in medical Cannabis cultivation and products.
He is nicknamed "Amazon John" due to