Australian researchers find evidence that medical cannabis is effective treatment for “cannabis dependancy”

By | July 17th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Australia, Cannabis, News, Research|

A new clinical trial has found evidence that medical cannabis may have the potential to help treat dependancy on cannabis while minimising the rate of relapse. In the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Sydney treated 128 ‘cannabis addicted’ participants with Nabiximols (Sativex) to “examine the safety and efficacy [...]

Australian research shows CBD has potential to be powerful new antibiotic

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: Antibacterial, Australia, Cannabis, News, Research|

New research has found that cannabis could revolutionise the way we treat bacterial skin infections. Australian researchers at the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have discovered that CBD, a non-psychoactive chemical compound in cannabis, is active against the bacteria responsible for many serious infections such as golden staph and pneumonia, [...]

Australia launches world’s first clinical trial for CBD toothpaste and mouthwash

By | June 26th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Mouth, News, oral hygiene, Research, Teeth & Gums, Uncategorised|

Roll up, roll up, come and get your CBD… toothpaste? In 2019 it is becoming almost impossible to avoid the barrage of CBD-infused products lining shops along the high street. Impression Healthcare is taking the CBD industry to its next logical conclusion: infusing CBD into our oral hygiene routine. Impression has announced it [...]

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. [...]