Australia

Australia's Over-the-Counter CBD Isn't Strong Enough

Co-author of a newly published research paper is calling for stronger dose CBD to replace the government's plan for low-dosage products. Following the recent rescheduling of regist...

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,...

Federal Government Announces Fast-Tracking for Cannabis Licenses From September

Starting from 1 September cannabis companies will be able to have their applications fast-tracked if they have been award MPS.In August 2019 the federal government announced that i...

The Oceania Cannabis Industry Could Be Worth $1.55B by 2024 – Prohibition Partners Report

A new report from Prohibition Partners has been released detailing the state of play for the burgeoning cannabis industry in the region of Oceania. Read this article for more infor...

Medicinal Cannabis Products Could be Available Without Prescription in Australia by 2021

A review from the TGA has recommended that low dose CBD products be made available from Australian pharmacies over the counter.Low dose cannabidiol (CBD) products could soon be ava...

Australian Magistrate Resigns to Protest "Grossly Unfair" Drug Driving Laws

MagistrateDavid Heilpern argues that the "vast majority" of people brought before thecourts on drug driving charges had taken it days, or even weeks, prior to itsdetection. The NSW...

Will Australia Legalise Cannabis?

A new survey has revealed that 20% of Aussies prefer cannabis over tobacco, and 41% want it legalised. So what's holding the country back from taking the next step?The National Dru...

Entoura Launches Digital Platform to Help Veterans Apply for Medicinal Cannabis Funding

The company launched the platform as part of its commitment to improving former soldiers' health by addressing the unique needs of Australia's Veteran community.The Melbourne-based...

Australian Cannabis and Alcohol Consumption Has Risen During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The researchersalso found that two in five Australians were reporting an increase in drinkingduring the coronavirus pandemic.A new study has show found that approximately half ofca...

Australian Senate Inquiry Recommends Sweeping Changes to Medicinal Cannabis Program

The Committee is pushing for a significant overhaul of the medicinal cannabis system that will radically improve patient access.A Senate Committee Inquiry into medicinal cannabis i...