Marijuana Legalisation in Australia & Greater Oceania

Here you can find all the latest news about marijuana legalisation throughout the Oceania Region, which includes Australia, New Zealand, and other countries within Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The Oceania region has an estimated population of 41 million, and the legal cannabis market in Oceania could be worth up to $1.55B USD by 2024, according to Prohibition Partners. As cannabis legislation rapidly changes throughout the globe, Oceania residents can stay on top of the latest legalisation updates in the region through our Oceania marijuana legalisation section.

FreshLeaf Analytics Discusses the Legalization of Over-The-Counter CBD in Australia

With a clear path towards CBD product registration now in place, cannabis companies are racing to get products on the shelves as quickly as possible.Welcome to the fourteenth episo...

Greens MP Seeks to Legalize Cannabis Possession in NSW

Following the decision of the ACT in 2019 to legalize recreational cannabis at-home cultivation and possession, Greens MP Cate Faehrmann seeks to bring similar legislation to New S...

Lack of Cannabis Supply in New Zealand is Affecting Patients

After the introduction of the Medical Cannabis Scheme, confusion around prices in the New Zealand cannabis market is yet to be overcome. And, while pharmacies are justifying the ac...

Rhys Cohen Discusses Australia's Medicinal Cannabis Industry

Rhys Cohen is one of Australia's foremost cannabis experts, and in this episode of the CannaCast, Rhys chats with us about his thoughts on Australia's medicinal cannabis industry a...

The ODC Sets New Hemp Guidelines For Australia

The ODC's new hemp cultivation guidelines have made things a lot easier for hemp cultivators in Australia.Cannabis legislation has been changing rapidly over the past few months, a...

Snoop Dogg Responds to New Zealand Cannabis Referendum

The world famous rapper has put in his two cents regarding the upcoming NZ referendum. Snoop Dogg has taken to social media to show his support for New Zealand's cannabis legalisat...

New Zealand's Cannabis Referendum Looks Unlikely To Pass

Current polling data shows that the majority of New Zealand voters voted against legalizing cannabis.New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was re-elected in a landslide victo...

The Australian Cannabis Industry

While the Australian cannabis market has made great strides over the last two years, it is still in an embryonic stage of development. Despite arriving moderately late in the game,...

Is Australia Becoming the Next Big Growth Market for Cannabis?

Compass Cannabis is making a big play for cannabis consumers in Australia, calling it the best international market "outside North America".Although the Australian cannabis industr...

Queensland Opens First Medicinal Cannabis Farm

The Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, took a tour of MEDIFARM's new cannabis farm in Queensland.The Australian Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, opened Queensland's first f...