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Australia is great example of a physician upholding the Hippocatic Oath, the universal ethical standard, regardless of outdated cannabis laws.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 [...]

Australia May Legalize Medical Cannabis in August

By | July 27th, 2015|Categories: Australia|

Australia May Legalize Medical Cannabis in August After a serious breakthrough in the UK, in which over 100,000 signatures have forced Parliament to debate the legalisation of cannabis in the country, Australian public power has also forced legalisation discussions. A 'Regulator of Medical Cannabis' bill is set to be composed after a survey found two-thirds of Australians [...]

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 [...]