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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.

Australia’s THC Driving Limits Could Put Brakes on Patients

Given how long THC can be detected in saliva, blood, or urine, strict limits could mean waiting days or weeks before driving.

Growing Demand Drives Flurry of Aussie–Israeli Cannabis Partnerships

An Israeli company will partner with an Australian one to help boost clinical education opportunities around medical cannabis Down Under.

Aussie Cannabis Stocks Tumble as Optimism Outpaces Progress

Huge gains made by cannabis stocks earlier this year now appear to be evaporating.

Cannabis Use in Australia Has Dropped Significantly. Why?

Data showing widespread declines in cannabis use among Australians seem solid, but the underlying reasons for the decline are harder to pin down.

Australia’s First Med School Course on Cannabis to Launch in Victoria

Deakin University will offer a course on cannabis in light of a recent announcement by Cann10, an Israeli cannabis start-up accelerator that will deliver the new course.

That Time Joe Cocker Got Kicked Out of Australia for Cannabis

The famous gravelly-voiced singer once rocked the land Down Under, earning himself a cannabis arrest and deportation.

First Medical Cannabis Imports Arrive in Australia

Small bottles of Canadian cannabis oil were unloaded in Melbourne and Perth last week, part of an effort to speed Australian patient access to medicine.

Australian Cannabis Stocks Go Haywire Amid Secretive License Grants

What’s behind the volatility? It may come down to licenses—who has them and who doesn’t.

New Office Will Oversee South Australia’s Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis Industries

After criticism from patient advocates, the state government will create a new office to “support the establishment of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp.”

The Fate of Victoria’s First Legal Cannabis Crop

Victoria, Australia’s first state to legalize medical cannabis, harvested its first crop last year. Here's where it's headed.

Could Synthetic Cannabinoids Topple Australia’s Cannabis Market?

Synthetic cannabinoids, produced in a laboratory, threaten to make traditional growing methods a thing of the past.

Australian Cannabis Growers Lay out Plans for the Future

Three Australian cannabis companies outline outlined how they plan to build and grow their businesses in light of recent regulatory reforms.

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