Australia launches first medicinal cannabis trial for veterans with PTSD

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, News, Research|

Researchers are seeking 300 people to take part in the national trial, which has attracted attention from the veteran community The Australian Defence Force reports about 8.3% of its members have experienced PTSD in the past 12 months In 2018, “at least 23 British military sufferers of PTSD have died in suspected suicides.” Australia [...]

Australia launches world’s first clinical trial investigating medical cannabis as a treatment for Tourette’s

By | March 28th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Doctors, Endocannabinoid System, Epilepsy, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Pharmaceuticals, Research, THC, Tourette's|

Researchers at the University of Sydney have launched a clinical trial investigating cannabis as a treatment for Tourette’s The study will examine whether THC and CBD can help reduce the frequency and severity of tics for Tourette’s sufferers Cannabis will be supplied by the Lambert Initiative Up to 106,000 people between 5 - [...]

Australian researchers launch world’s first clinical trial to treat brain cancer with medical cannabis

By | March 4th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Chemotherapy, Doctors, Endocannabinoids, News, Research, THC|

Researchers in Australia became first in world to investigate THC as brain cancer treatment in a clinical trial Brain cancers have some of the lowest survival rates Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common type of malignant brain tumour in the UK Over 2,000 are diagnosed with GBM each year in England Research started [...]

Australian researchers launch study to test cannabis as potential treatment for brain cancer

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Chemotherapy, News, Research, THC, Uncategorised|

Leading Australian researchers hope to find a treatment for Glioblastoma (GBM) using medical cannabis rather than chemo or surgery GBM is the most common type of malignant brain tumour in the UK 82 participants will be given a daily dose of high THC cannabis oil over a 3 month period A leading Australian [...]

Heroic Australian mother illegally makes medical marijuana to “save” brain-damaged daughter

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Cannabis Oil, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, News|

Katrina Spraggon makes cannabis oil to help treat her daughter’s cerebral palsy, refractory epilepsy and severe scoliosis Medical cannabis is legal in Australia but would cost her family thousands The heroic mother is calling for a change in the law to allow her to grow “I’d rather break the law than bury my daughter” [...]

Australian Grandfather Donates $40million to Cannabis Research

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Hero Australian Grandfather takes CBD oil on national TV after donating millions to cannabis research to save granddaughter. Barry and Joy Lambert donated nearly $40 million to cannabis research program at Sydney University Their granddaughter, Katelyn, suffers from a rare and serious form of epilepsy, Dravet’s Syndrome The donations have help set up [...]

Australia is Legalising Medical Cannabis – Here’s Why

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Featured|

Legal access for patients suffering from ailments such as Epilepsy and Cancer could be available as soon as March. Laws are being changed and last week the Australian Government agreed unanimously to make amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967. Health minister Susan Ley who has been at the forefront of pushing legislation made this statement. [...]

Compassion: A New Type of Business Model

By | December 1st, 2015|Categories: Australia|

Sympathy, understanding, care, benevolence, compassion. Not the most common structure for a new business to adopt, especially in the medical/medicine industry. To show true compassion, one must understand the suffering of others or suffer with them, neglecting empathy will lead a business down paths of profit margins and stock market strength rather then ethical notions, [...]

Meet the ‘Criminal’ Doctor Providing Patients with Cannabis Oil

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Australia, Cannabis Oil|

Meet the 'Criminal' Doctor Providing Patients with Cannabis Oil Dr. Andrew Katelaris of Australia is great example of a physician upholding the Hippocatic Oath, the universal ethical standard, regardless of outdated cannabis laws. The doctor has been brewing cannabis oil illegally for ten years. Katelaris was booted from the medical marijuana registry in 2005. The [...]

Australian Couple Charged After Running Compassion Club for Twenty Years

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Australia, Compassion Clubs|

Australian Couple Charged After Running Compassion Club for Twenty Years An Australian couple from Carrum Downs, New South Wales are taking their cannabis crusade to the Crown Court of Australia. The couple face criminal charges of trafficking, possessing and cultivating cannabis. In what is expected to be a landmark case in Australia, Matthew and Elisabeth [...]