NEWS

March 21, 2020

Six men have been charged with serious drug and other offences in Darwin.

Suspicious electronic money transfers from Darwin to Indonesia have led police to a major drug smuggling and money laundering operation.

After a joint investigation involving Northern Territory off...

March 17, 2020

Nearly $12 million worth of cannabis has been seized and destroyed following a major drug bust over the border.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Drug and Firearms Squad came across the huge haul during this year’s Cannabis Eradication Program, which targets the...

March 14, 2020

Cannabis-based medicine is being tested as a more "natural" remedy to help fight insomnia.

Jodie Buddle says she's tried everything else to help her sleep.

"Sometimes I don't sleep at all, sometimes I'll have two hours broken sleep," she said.

"The maximum I've had is fiv...

February 29, 2020

Three men have been arrested after a cannabis crop of around 3000 plants were found in greenhouses outside of Adelaide.

The men ran when police raided the Pentland Road property at Virginia, with two dogs called in to help with the search on Saturday.

Approximately 3000...

February 25, 2020

Chris Wright credits his improvement to medical cannabis oil.  Image: 10 News First

Chris Wright has struggled with Tourette Syndrome most of his life, but he says taking part in Australia's first medicinal cannabis trial to treat the disorder has changed his lif...

February 24, 2020

Dr Orit Holtzman believes more doctors need to be educated about the benefits of medical cannabis. (Supplied)

An Australian GP has called for patients to be given easier and cheaper access to medicinal cannabis, claiming it will reduce the harm associated with highly-ad...

February 20, 2020

Photo: Brent Arcuri uses cannabis oil he bought online in the kitchen of his Gold Coast home. (ABC News)
 

Every morning, Brent Arcuri uses a glass pipette to carefully drop a small dose of cannabis oil under his tongue.

Key points:

  • Patients say the way the Federal Go...

February 7, 2020

A Tasmanian woman suffering from Crohn's disease has called on the federal government to introduce a permit system which would allow patients to grow cannabis for medicinal use.

In her submission to a Senate inquiry into barriers facing patients in accessing medicinal c...

February 4, 2020

Medical cannabis has been widely available in Canada and parts of the US for some time now. (Getty)

A multiple sclerosis sufferer is calling on cannabis to be legalised Australia-wide, saying exclusively limiting the ability to possess and grow the plant to residents...

February 3, 2020

As of Friday, cannabis is now legal for personal use in the ACT.

It is a genuinely momentous act - especially when one considers the strong historical current the ACT is swimming against.

A taxed and regulated cannabis sector is a win for government, entrepreneurs and co...

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