From Thursday 7 October 2021, two brand new Kiwi-made CBD (cannabidiol) medications can be purchased through prescription. This comes almost three years after law changes gave birth to a new industry.
You might have noticed a lot of products lately that are infused with CBD. But what exactly is CBD? CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it’s part of the cannabis plant from which we also get marijuana.
The FDA in the US is starting to crackdown on marketing of CBD. Curaleaf received a warning about its claims. Is this the start of federal intervention?
A publicly listed Australian company, THC Global, has plans to produce pharmaceutical grade cannabis to supply the world shortage.
Steve Darling from Proactive Investors Vancouver discusses the development of the new flagship cannabis growing and processing facility in Toowoomba, Australia, with Hamish Sutherland, the COO of Asterion Cannabis.
In a press release today, 20th June 2019, Asterion Cannabis Inc. announced they and their subsidiary Asterion Australia have entered into an equity participation agreement with Wellcamp Business Park Pty Ltd. Wellcamp Business Park being an affiliate of Wagners Properties Pty Ltd. Wagners will be providing goods and services to Asterion in connection with the …
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A new Australian-first trail is being undertaken to assess the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) in treating ADF personnel suffering from PTSD.
New research on treating schizophrenia with CBD shows promising results.
Listening to this broadcast on the ABC nearly brought me to tears. A very emotional father of a young girl suffering from Dravet syndrome will tug at your heart strings as he talks about how he found CBD helped his daughter.
Professor Ingrid Scheffer from the University of Melbourne is undergoing a new study into medical cannabis for treating epilepsy. Reported by the ABC this new study could be a life changer for may seizure sufferers.
An ABC article reports that the company was unable to do the trials in Colorado due to federal restrictions. Vanuatu offered a number of benefits, including a pristine environment for growing the crop and the opportunity to work with the Vanuatu Ministry of Health.
The maker of Oreo biscuits, as well as Chips Ahoy cookies, Nutter Butter cookies, Nilla Wafers and Cadbury Chocolate are apparently considering adding CBD to their products.
The Chronicle, May 10, 2019, reports that the Asterion Australia facility to be built on the Darling Downs should be under construction by the end of the year.
In the news recently are reports that Bubba Watson, a twice Masters champion, is using CBD products to help maintain his career.
At the time of writing, March 2019, Queensland, Australia does not have an amnesty for medicinal use of illicit cannabis. 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 …
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The effectiveness of medicinal cannabis is still in debate, with Australia’s leading experts saying quality evidence is still lacking.
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.
Asterion Cannabis and the University of Queensland have partnered for a major research project related to cannabis cultivation.