The truth about CBD and HEMP

Ms Pulford will also unveil an industry plan for the cannabis sector, revealing it is estimated to contribute $90 million to Victoria's economy per year, once in full swing. Up to 500 new jobs will be created in the supply chain with Victorian companies tipped to supply products to 83,000 Australian patients …

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January 16th, 2018

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An Adelaide woman accused of supplying cannabis oil to terminally ill people has pleaded not guilty to drug charges and asserted her actions were "morally right". Medicinal cannabis advocate Jenny Hallam, 42, entered her pleas in Adelaide Magistrates Court to one count each of possessing and …

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January 11th, 2018

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced its findings after a months-long study into cannabidiol (CBD), declaring the medicinal cannabis component to be well tolerated and an effective treatment for some forms of epilepsy. The WHO also recommended CBD not be a scheduled drug.

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December 14th, 2017

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Earlier this year, Senator Green revealed that following advice from the Jersey Misuse of Drugs Advisory Council he was looking into whether certain medicinal cannabis products could be made legal and added that he could lodge proposals to legalise certain products before the end of the year.

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December 13th, 2017

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There is, however, a pushback from regulators that aren't anxious to move forward with medicinal marijuana research for pets. "We lack the science to support use of medical marijuana products like CBD oils, not because researchers are unwilling to do the work, but because of bureaucratic red tape and …

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December 9th, 2017

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The Queensland government's patient class prescriber system is made up of specialists who can more efficiently prescribe medicinal cannabis in the state. It includes neurologists, oncologists, and palliative care specialists. Lanai had hoped this system would give them access to Lindsay's medication …

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December 6th, 2017

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A new hotline is expected to fast track access to medicinal cannabis for palliative care patients in NSW. Doctors will soon have access to the NSW …

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November 23rd, 2017

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John O'Regan is backing Ireland's Cannabis Party in its fast protest outside Leinster House from Nov. 9 to Nov. 16 in support of the Medicinal …

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November 10th, 2017

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Hemp, Cannabis sativa, has been called the world’s most versatile plant. Materials made from hemp fiber have been discovered in tombs dating back to 7000 B.C. During the Middle Ages hemp was used to treat fevers, insomnia, and malaria. Columbus’s ships had sails of hemp, and during colonial times it was universally grown because its strong fibers made superior ropes, sails, cloth, and paper. In fact, hemp was used for money in most of the Americas from 1631 until the early 1800s,

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November 4th, 2017

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… to the track with brother Stephen Marley with testimonies from cancer and PTSD patients on how much THC and CBD oils have improved their lives.

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November 1st, 2017

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