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First commercial harvest of medicinal cannabis on Aussie soil, which is set to be used by patients and for CSIRO research Melbourne-based company Cann Group has announced it has completed …

The TGA has criticised claims that red tape turns patients to black market cannabis And one medicinal cannabis stakeholder says that doctors are unready when it comes to prescribing the …

Trials of cannabis-derived medicines are hoped to have answers for cancer pain and nausea Medlab Clinical Limited has received Human Research Ethics Committee approvals to begin human trials of two …

Health Minister and doctors criticise Senate decision on medicinal cannabis Tuesday’s Senate vote on medicinal cannabis access removes safeguards against unsafe product imported from overseas, they warn. Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Some terminally ill patients will now have faster access to medicinal cannabis following a Greens motion Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale moved that the Therapeutic Goods and Other Legislation …

The Pharmacy Connect education program will include an overview of medicinal cannabis, including the current market in Australia Conference Convenor Kos Sclavos said it is critically important that pharmacists are …

Cannabidiol has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form of epilepsy, a new study has found Five per cent of children became seizure-free in …

The Federal Government has approved the sale of medical marijuana via GPs, but several issues remain for prescribers, patients and other stakeholders Medicinal cannabis could be available under the new …

Melbourne-based Cann Group has been issued with the first licence to be approved under the federal government’s new regulatory system for medicinal cannabis use in Australia The research licence allows …

And a leading Australian pharmacist has been appointed to the expert panel The Health Department has announced the establishment of the Australian Advisory Council on the Medicinal Use of Cannabis, …

Pharmacists can play a key role in helping people with epilepsy manage their condition, writes Louis Roller Epilepsy is defined as a chronic seizure disorder, or group of disorders, characterised …

With the cultivation and manufacture of medicinal cannabis becoming legal in Australia, and receiving recent media coverage, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is calling for the development of …