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MPs given lessons in using medical cannabis

MPs given lessons in using medical cannabis

MPs at Parliament have been given a class in how to use medical cannabis by an elderly woman who uses it for her arthritis. Public hearings resumed today on a law change which will create a legal exemption for terminally ill people who use medical cannabis. Many of the people …

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Cannabis may help insomniacs sleep

Cannabis may help insomniacs sleep

A medical trial will investigate if a drop of cannabis oil before bed could help sufferers of chronic insomnia finally get a good night’s sleep. In a world-first, researchers at the University of Western Australia will test if the sedating effect of medicinal cannabis can be used by the one-in-three …

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Plans for medicinal cannabis hub in Qld

Australia’s first licensed medicinal cannabis producer has pitched a hub for Queensland to lead and support the growth of the emerging national industry. Medifarm has asked the Queensland government for funding to build a Centre of Excellence at the University of the Sunshine Coast, which it says will draw together …

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