May 30, 2019
Victoria’s first inquiry into cannabis will soon be underway, after the Legislative Council voted 27 to 11 in favour of the inquiry yesterday.
The inquiry will examine the state’s eight billion dollar illegal cannabis industry, assessing the health and social impacts of...
May 29, 2019
Tamworth's Peter O'Rourke using medicinal cannabis against terminal lung cancer
Mother flower: Peter O'Rourke defied the odds with the help of medicinal cannabis, or as he calls it 'the mother flower'. Photo: Peter Hardin
Peter O'Rourke claims the "mother flower", or me...
May 28, 2019
AFL 2019: Garry Lyon urges Paddy McCartin to seek clarity from AFL about alternative concussion treatments
Paddy McCartin’s young AFL career has been hampered by constant concussion setbacks. Picture: Alex CoppelSource: News Corp Australia
Melbourne great Garry Lyon has...
May 23, 2019
Photo: Kerrie-Ann Trembath Forster says cannabis alleviates some of her suffering. (ABC News)
Kerrie-Ann Trembath Forster has lived with agonising chronic pain for the best part of a decade, and despite medicinal cannabis being legal in Canberra, she sometimes has to...
Photo: Police officers take saliva swabs from drivers as part of the roadside drug driving tests. (ABC North Coast: Gemma Sapwell)
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Could cannabis change the lives of dogs? (Getty)
Many people already swear by cannabis extract CBD, claiming it can treat anything from anxiety to cancer – but could it be a revolutionary treatment for epileptic dogs?
A pilot study of dogs has found that it is ‘promising...
May 21, 2019
Imagine being diagnosed with a rare disorder which sees your own immune system damages your nerve cells, causing severe pain, muscle weakness and even paralysis.
Now imagine if you found out cannabis could greatly improve your quality of life by reducing the debilitatin...
May 16, 2019
We celebrate when my 12-year-old daughter Rebecca puts her school uniform on without refusing, when she doesn’t swear at her teachers or peers, and doesn’t lift up her dress to seek attention.
A good day is when Rebecca doesn’t throw herself on the ground in a tantrum...
May 11, 2019
Medical professionals want more information about medicinal cannabis before they start prescribing it to patients, a new study has found.
Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology conducted a wide-ranging review of 26 published studies across Australia, t...
May 9, 2019
Double Windsor Films | The Dwyer family.
When Danielle and Brian Dwyer’s son Waldo was six months old, he was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer that required chemotherapy.
After starting chemo, Waldo couldn’t sleep, had trouble eating and going to the ba...
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