New Zealands First Locally Made Cannabis Medications Available from Thursday

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.

What Is CBD Oil And How Did It Become A $1 Billion 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.

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Medical Claims for CBD in US Under Fire

Australian Medicinal Cannabis Product to Supply a Global Shortage

Asterion Video Interview on Toowoomba Facility

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.

Asterion Sign Equity Deal with Wellcamp Business Park

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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Australian CBD Trail to Treat PTSD in Defence Personnel

CBD Research at Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI)

ABC Broadcast on CBD and Dravet Syndrome

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.

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New Medical Cannabis Study on Epilepsy

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.

Cannabis Derived Diabetic Drug Trial in Vanuatu

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.

Mondelez, Makers of Oreo, Considering adding CBD

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.

Asterion Darling Downs Facility Start by Year’s End

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.

Golf Master Bubba Watson uses CBD

Cannabis Amnesty in Queensland?

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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Medicinal Cannabis is Still in Debate

CBD is Showing Up Everywhere

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.

Cannabis Research at University of Queensland