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Two New Import Deals Hurry Medical Cannabis Into Australia

One of the most important pieces of Australia's medical cannabis puzzle—distribution—may finally be falling into place.

Australian Cannabis Stocks Climb Amid Licensing Announcements

Cann Group charted a new high on news that it secured an import/export license for cannabis products, while penny stock The Hydroponics Company was also up.

Australian Universities Receive $2.5 Million for Cannabis Research

The funds will be used to establish the Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE), to coordinate cannabis research.

Canadian Firm Invests in Massive Australian Cannabis Venture

If the Canadian company PUF gets its way, Richmond Valley could soon become the home of the largest cannabis cultivation operation in the Southern Hemisphere.

Australian Biotech Company Wants to Treat Autism Symptoms With Cannabis

Zelda Therapeutics announced it has completed an observation trial that found positive results when treating core symptoms of autism with cannabis extracts.

Olivia Newton-John Joins Aussie Senator to Improve Medical Cannabis Access

Senator Richard di Natale, leader of the Australian Greens party, has introduced a new bill which he hopes will fix two impediments in the Australian medical marijuana bill.

Blockchain Company Aims to Transform Australia’s Medical Cannabis Sector

Blockchain, the technology that powers digital currencies like Bitcoin, will make a cannabis-sector debut in Australia with the help of Canadian cannabis app developer Global Cannabis.

Australian Doctors Clash With Government Over Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

Hundreds of Australian health-care workers have signed an open letter to the federal government asking officials not to implement mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients.

Drug Use Up Among Australian Baby Boomers

A report in the British Medical Journal found that baby boomers in the UK and Australia had greater increases in consumption than younger age groups.

Australian States Split on Medical Cannabis

As states take an array of approaches to regulating medical cannabis, some are calling for more consistency from the federal government.

License Allows Australian Medical Cannabis Company to Vertically Integrate

AusCann got one step closer to completing the sought-after farm-to-pharma model this week when it was granted a manufacturing license by the Office of Drug Control.

Australian Report Assesses Diversion for Cannabis Offenses

It’s been almost two years since Australia legalized medical cannabis, but for many patients, access to critical, cannabis-based medicine is still impossible. Restrictive licensing and…

Online Portals Guide Australian Doctors Through Medical Cannabis Maze

Doctors in Australia aren’t big prescribers of medical cannabis—not yet, at least. Online portals hope to help streamline process, speeding patient access.

Video Footage Offers Glimpse of Australia’s Secret Medical Cannabis Crops

Cannabis cultivation in Australia is shrouded in secrecy—even when it's legal. Two recently released videos offer views into the budding industry.

Is CBD the Next Big Thing for Acne?

Clinical trials in Australia are preparing to test whether synthetic cannabidiol (CBD) could help reduce zits and blackheads.

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