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Australia's Medical Marijuana Company Phytotech Dreams Big In Upcoming IPO

Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:14 am by Admin

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Investors may be flocking to Australia's first initial …

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Legalising medical cannabis: lessons from Canada’s policies

Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:39 am by Admin

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A bill to permit medical cannabis use in Australia is set for …

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Florida medical marijuana supporters will try again on 2016 ballot

Fri Nov 28, 2014 7:42 pm by Admin

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The group that put medical marijuana on the Florida ballot this year — and fell just short of …

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Medical marijuana: Tasmania rejects call for immediate decriminalisation

Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:59 pm by Admin

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The Tasmanian government has rejected the recommendation of an …

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SANCWG and iCannabis to lodge complaint with Human Rights Commission

Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:45 pm by Admin

The South African National Cannabis Working Group and iCannabis are in the process of lodging a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission regarding the availability of medical cannabis …

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 :: Medical Cannabis :: FAQ

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    No, it has however been successfully used to treat patients with wasting syndrome because of its appetite stimulating properties.

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  • 20141120
    We can’t conclusively say yes or no. However, various studies show that cannabis may have cancer fighting properties. There are examples where cannabis oil has been used successfully in treating some forms of skin cancer.

    Cannabis tends to be used for chronic conditions and/or palliatively. Emerging evidence suggests that cannabis, more specifically THC, plays a role in promoting cell death and reducing blood vessel growth in cancers. Cure or not, cannabis is being used by people who have cancer.

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    Like many mind altering drugs cannabis has the potential to result in dependence. However, rates of cannabis dependency are far lower than dependency rates for drugs like alcohol and tobacco.

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  • 20141024
    No, hemp oil is commonly made from the seeds of the cannabis plant, and contains no active ingredients such as THC or CBD.
    Cannabis oil refers to extracts of the flowering tops of the cannabis plant and contains high levels of THC, CBD and various other phytocannabinoids.

    For further information regarding cannabis oil members can visit the Methods of Administration page

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  • 20141024
    Because of the difficulty involved in successfully lodging a section 21 application most patients are forced to acquire medical cannabis illegally. This brings up a number of issues patients need to be aware of:
    It is illegal to obtain cannabis without a permit, patients run the risk of arrest and prosecution.
    Dealing with the criminal black market can lead to dangerous situations.
    The lack of legal regulation means that there are no specific quality standards for cannabis in South Africa. Patients run the risk of...

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  • 20141024
    Patients can apply to the Medicines Control Council for permission to acquire medical cannabis. See for further information.

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