At the time of writing, March 2019, Queensland, Australia does not have an amnesty for medicinal use of illicit cannabis1. There is some confusion that NSW has an amnesty and thus so does Queensland. However, even in NSW there is no full amnesty. In New South Wales there is an approach for ‘compassionate access’ for […]
So what is medicinal? Put simply, it is cannabis, in one form or another, that has been prescribed to treat a medical condition1. Medicinal cannabis should not be confused with recreational cannabis. Recreational cannabis is a form of cannabis used to get a ‘high’, with the ingredient being Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The primary purpose […]
The effectiveness of medicinalis still in debate, with Australia’s leading experts saying quality evidence is still lacking. The ABC recently published an excellent article online that is a must to read. It raises the fact that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) have approved over 3,100 scripts for medicinal cannabis since March 2018 when […]
Not the CBD as in Central Business District, CBD as in Cannabidiol, aderived from the plant. CBD is already part of many medicinal preparations, but it is also showing up in all sorts of other products being sold in outlets like chemists, department stores and even coffee shops. Shampoos, body lotions, dog […]
Asterionand the University of Queensland have partnered for a major research project related to cannabis cultivation. The Vancouver based company and the UQ have embarked on an 18 month program to study certain varieties of cannabis with view to consistent plant cultivation and high volume yield. Asterion Cannabis has proposed a $500 million […]
The term Marijuana refers to a couple of things. In some areas it is used in reference to theplant as a whole, in other cases it refers more to a drug derived from the plant. The drug is generally derived from the head of the plant and is a mixture of dried […]
is a of flowering plants that belong to the Cannabaceae family. But it is more interesting than that. Here is an overview of what I discovered.
It turns out THC is a very complexwith a wide variety of potential uses. If you’re curious about where THC comes from and how it affects your body, here is everything I have discovered.
Cannabidiol has received lots of attention in recent years for its possible health benefits. As one of the manyfound in the plant, cannabidiol remains slightly controversial.