A FIVE-YEAR exclusive pharmaceutical distribution agreement has been signed between South West based Little Green Phrarma (LGP) and Medezin for the distribution of cannabis medicines into Poland. Medezin is a subsidiary of Pelion SA - the largest operator in the Polish and Lithuanian healthcare sector - and is now the exclusive partner for the distribution of LGP's medicinal cannabis oil and high tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) flower products in Poland. Medezin is targeting the s
The ruling means adults will be able to apply for permits to cultivate and consume their own cannabis.
Mexico's Supreme Court has decriminalised the private recreational use of cannabis by adults, calling the current prohibition unconstitutional. In a 8-3 decision, the court ruled that adults would be able to apply for permits to cultivate and consume their own cannabis. Smoking in public and in front of children is banned. The ruling does not mention the commercialisation o
Iron ore magnate and cattle queen Gina Rinehart has added medicinal cannabis to her portfolio as she invests $15 million into the European expansion of a Perth-based company in the growing industry. Ms Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting was the cornerstone in a $27.2 million capital raising by WA’s Little Green Pharma for the purchase of an existing cultivation and manufacturing site in regional Denmark which already has European licences for creating medical products.
More than 100,000 applications for patient access to medicinal cannabis have been approved. The risks of driving after taking medicinal cannabis are the same or lower than for many other prescription drugs, research shows. "The risk is probably considerably less than with many medications such as antidepressants, opioids and benzodiazepines," Professor Iain McGregor from The Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney told AAP. His analysis, pu
Iain McGregor is a Professor of Psychopharmacology & Academic Director, Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney. He is an expert who studies the many medical uses of cannabis. Originally published here: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/programs/saturdays/iain-mcgregor-on-cannabis/13381976
Truck driver William used to endure excruciating pain from arthritis and scoliosis rather than take opioids to relieve it and running the risk of nodding off behind the wheel. The 37-year-old father’s untreated conditions left him moody and his marriage was suffering until his wife, Kristal, insisted he see a doctor, who prescribed him with medicinal cannabis. Truck driver William was charged with drug driving last year after driving with medicinal cannabis in his system. CRE
Police failed to follow RDT protocol while testing Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for Harm Reduction and Drug Law Reform. The validity of the roadside drug tests (RDT) conducted over the Nimbin MardiGrass weekend in early May has been questioned after police were recorded breaching testing protocols during the weekend blitz. Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for Harm Reduction and Drug Law Reform, has written to NSW Police Minister David Elliott and the A