Australian State Commits $9m to Medical Cannabis Research

By | June 24th, 2015|Categories: Australia|

Today, the New South Wales government has pledged $9 million for medical marijuana trials in the state. The $9 million, which will be paid over 4 years will fund trials involving children with severe epilepsy, patients undergoing chemotherapy and adults with terminal illnesses. In another exciting move for Australia, two other state governments have revealed that [...]

Calls for Compassion in Cannabis Debate

By | January 19th, 2015|Categories: Australia|Tags: |

The desperate parents of terminally ill children are calling on the Queensland government to show compassion and legalise medicinal cannabis. Mothers who have surveyed Brisbane residents on the issue gathered outside the Queensland Health building on Monday. Rozanne Burley told how medicinal cannabis had improved the quality of life for her teenage son Adam, who [...]