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November 28, 2017

Lyn Cleaver holds a bottle of cannabis oil used to treat her son Jeremy Bester’s seizures. They have been denied access to medicinal cannabis under Tasmania's new Controlled Access Scheme. Picture: CHRIS KIDD

THE mother of a patient denied a medicinal cannabis prescri...

November 27, 2017

More than two dozen US states now include post-traumatic stress disorder as part of their medical marijuana programs.

When New York decided to let post-traumatic stress disorder patients use medical marijuana, it joined a fast-rising tide of states.

Twenty-eight stat...

November 25, 2017

TEAM LINCOLN: Emily Smith, Paul Fuimaona, Tahlia Lincoln, Labor candidate Nicole Lincoln and Harriette Lincoln at Faith Plainland College polling booth.

LABOR Candidate Nicole Lincoln didn't need any curve balls thrown today at her today, but election days rarely go t...

November 23, 2017

A new hotline is expected to fast track access to medicinal cannabis for palliative care patients in NSW. 

Doctors will soon have access to the NSW Medicinal Cannabis Advisory Service to help them cut through the regulatory red tape of legally prescribing onshore medici...

Townsville veteran Lee Donnollan suffers from PTSD and will be the first veteran in Townsville to be dispensed medical cannabis. Picture: Zak Simmonds

IN a historic moment for Townsville a Defence veteran has been dispensed medical cannabis to medicate post-traumatic...

November 20, 2017

This Aussie started juicing cannabis leaves in a bid to be pain-free - by Katherine Davison                                                  ...

November 19, 2017

Picture: Melissa McDonald/Sydney Morning Herald

A Riverina medical cannabis advocate has come out swinging against the recent passing of a private medical cannabis bill, claiming it leaves majority of patients “crying out for help”.

Narrandera herbalist and medical m...

November 19, 2017

Court House Bundaberg Photo: Simon Young / NewsMail

"I DITCHED all my medication from the doctor and took up cannabis,” Rodney Kupics told a Bundaberg magistrate.

Kupics, charged with drug offences, went on to explain how he suffers kidney disease and found that smok...

Matthew Calanna at the Kirwan Calanna Pharmacy. Picture: Evan Morgan

A FORM of medical marijuana will soon be available from a Townsville chemist.

Pharmacy group Calanna has confirmed its Kirwan outlet will dispense a medicinal cannabis product which has been approve...

November 14, 2017

The site of a proposed cannabis facility at 1459 Spring Grove Road, Casino. Contributed Google Maps

THREE applications lodged with the Australian Office of Drug control have revealed the proposal for a major medical cannabis facility at Casino will now be 20 per cent...

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