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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.

Does Cannabis Make You Walk Funny?

Maybe, just a little bit, say these Australian researchers.

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

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…

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.

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