The medicinal uses and healing properties of the cannabis plant are many. In the last few decades, this has finally been remembered by mainstream science AND mainstream society. Medical Marijuana has become a popular way for “normal” people to deal with a range of health problems.
Governments worldwide are slowly realising the unpopularity of busting sick people and so are trying to write legislation to accommodate this. Corporations and drug companies are also poised in the wings counting their prospective profits.
Given the traditional close relationship between corporations & government, the Nimbin HEMP Embassy believes that whatever legal framework is arrived at for medical cannabis should include the right to grow your own!
The Hemp Embassy has been operational for almost 30 years, and we educate on how cannabis may assist various medical conditions, but we are not medical professionals. Cannabis is a safe herbal product which is often used alongside other therapies. However, we recommend that you consult your doctor in regard to using cannabis. It is […]
As the struggle over medical cannabis intensifies and patients find themselves increasingly on the periphery of a debate in which their role should be central, we reproduce – with thanks – a selection of anonymous testimonials from individuals using cannabis medicines throughout Australia between late 2015 and 2020. The collection continues to grow . . […]
How to Make Medicinal Cannabis Preparations Fifth Edition, 2018
Manufacturers and suppliers of medicinal cannabis products As of June 2017, a total of 12 licenses for local medicinal cannabis cultivation, research or manufacture have been granted by the Office of Drug Control [ODC]. In the interim, the Australian government has enacted legislation to allow companies or ‘sponsors’ authorised by ODC to import and warehouse […]
Despite announcements by the Australian federal government and media since February 2016, cannabis use and possession, even for medical purposes, is still illegal and a difficult to obtain product for the majority of people all over Australia. Below is a helpful link which provides a guide through the lengthy and difficult process in Australia of […]
Medicinal Cannabis Therapy – Cancer Treatments About Me: Radic Al Conscious Although I do not have any formal qualifications in this field, my father is a retired herbalist, so I grew up with him growing and making many herbal medicines and cosmetics. In my youth, I was in a car accident that left me with […]
Marijuana & Its Medicinal Properties About the Author: I’ve worked in food for 35 years and been making canna food and medicine for about 15 years. Extensive knowledge of food allergy, and have many blogs on the subject. I have studied cannabis and its various benefits full time for the last five years, and have […]
The media coverage that the Federal Government legalised or decriminalised cannabis across Australia in February 2016 is false and misleading. Furthermore the claim that from 1st November 2016 patients could go to their doctor and be prescribed cannabis is simply political spin and propaganda. There is still no lawful supply of cannabis available in Australia, as […]
Some frequently asked questions about medicinal cannabis Prepared by: Laurie Mather, PhD, FANZCA, FRCA Emeritus Professor of Anaesthesia, The University of Sydney, Australia Alex Wodak, AM, FRACP, FAChAM, FAFPHM Emeritus Consultant, Alcohol and Drug Service, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia 18 June, 2014
Understanding Medical Cannabis Elemental Cannabis Collective and Wellness Center, San Jose CA USA