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October 27, 2019

Prominent members of the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) have begun to openly discuss legalising cannabis in Germany. The move would be a historic policy turn for the conservative party.

Germany's center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is openly consideri...

October 22, 2019

Australians don't want the federal government to overturn ACT's new laws legalising cannabis for personal use, a survey has found.

The survey, conducted by market research company Roy Morgan, found 62 per cent of Australians were against an intervention.

According to the...

October 21, 2019

A special Roy Morgan online survey shows more than three-fifths of Australians (62%) don’t want the Federal Government to overturn the new ACT law decriminalising cannabis for personal use, which is set to come into effect in 2020. This is well over double the percenta...

October 18, 2019

Just a few weeks ago Australia’s capital city voted to legalise personal use of cannabis, with the ability to possess and grow the drug set to be allowed in the state next year.

Following this decision, pressure was placed upon other states around the nation as to wheth...

October 17, 2019

A Victorian grandmother is set to face court charged with cultivation and possession of cannabis after she said she was using the narcotic to treat her stage-three bowel cancer.

Alice Burns said a lack of affordable medicinal cannabis led to her decision to grow her own...

October 16, 2019

New research from Roy Morgan shows increasing numbers of Australians across all age groups want to legalise cannabis – although 49% remain opposed.

Overall, 42% of Australians now support legalisation of cannabis, up 9% points in just four years. The percentage who say...

October 14, 2019

Medicinal cannabis industry sprouts in Vic Source: AAP

An extra 30 children with epilepsy will be able to take medicinal cannabis as the state government expands its scheme to help more lives.

A Victorian teenager who spent the past seven years battling up to 50 epilepti...

October 13, 2019

Amanda Williamson first noticed something was wrong with her daughter when she was seven years old. She would freeze and stay unresponsive for 30 seconds at a time.

Worried, she took her eldest daughter to see a specialist where she was diagnosed with epilepsy.

Over the...

October 13, 2019

Victoria's scheme subsidising medical cannabis for children with severe epilepsy is being expanded. Credit: AAP

A Victorian teenager who spent the past seven years battling up to 50 epileptic seizures a day hasn't had any episodes since taking medical cannabis.

Madison W...

October 9, 2019

END THE PAIN: Warrnambool City councillor David Owen believes medicinal cannabis should be legalised in Victoria to help ease the suffering of people with a chronic illness. Picture: Anthony Brady

Warrnambool councillor David Owen has thrown his support behind a bid to...

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