April 30, 2018
Australian Associated Press
Researchers at the University of WA will test if medicinal cannabis can help chronic insomniacs.
A medical trial will investigate if a drop of cannabis oil before bed could help sufferers of chronic insomnia finally get a good night's sleep.
In a world-first, researchers...
April 22, 2018
Parliamentary Budget Office rates fiscal benefits of Greens’ push to legalise, licence and tax marijuana.
A medical pot dispensary in Toronto. Canada has committed to legalising cannabis this year but Australia’s major parties are opposed. Photograph: Richard Lautens/To...
April 16, 2018
Greens leader Richard Di Natale has called for the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. Picture: AAP.
Greens Leader Richard Di Natale has called for the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use, warning that Australia’s approach to drugs has been an “un...
Meghan Markle's nephew will commemorate the royal wedding in a unique way. (Getty)
Meghan Markle’s nephew, Tyler Dooley, is developing a special strain of cannabis to celebrate the upcoming Royal Wedding.
The 25-year-old grows cannabis in Oregon, USA – which has been...
April 13, 2018
Health ministers will decide whether to streamline patients access to medicinal cannabis. (AAP)
Health ministers will discuss a proposal to streamline patient access to medicinal cannabis at a meeting in Sydney.
Patients in all states and territories could get faster a...
April 12, 2018
Eye drop that treats glaucoma while you sleep
An eye drop that treats glaucoma while you sleep has been developed by scientists.
It is based on a chemical found in cannabis and could end the misery of twice daily drops that are often ineffective.
The condition is tr...
The Turnbull Government’s proposal to allow easier access to medicinal cannabis products will improve Australian patients’ quality of life, says the RACGP
RACGP President Dr Bastian Seidel said the proposed plan, to be submitted at the Council of Australian Government...
April 11, 2018
A possible landmark legal battle looms over medical marijuana as a Winmalee Dad defends his role in juicing cannabis to help his sick daughters.
A Winmalee dad facing police charges after juicing home grown cannabis to treat his seriously ill daughters has appeared agai...
April 9, 2018
New US research shows cannabis laws are associated with a significantly lower rate of opioid prescribing
A cross-sectional study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Internal Medicine) has compared opioid prescribing trends between US sta...
April 7, 2018
A MAN waiting to get on a medicinal cannabis trial couldn't wait any longer, as his prescription medications no longer worked.
Police caught wind of the man's illegal marijuana use and searched his William Street residence on March 15.
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