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Illicit cannabis used for pain, mental health, sleep conditions

Australians who used illicit cannabis for medical reasons did so mainly to treat chronic pain, mental health, sleep and neurological […]

No strong evidence that cannabis reduces chronic non-cancer pain

Researchers at UNSW Sydney who conducted one of the world’s longest community studies of its type have found no clear […]

Potential role for medicinal cannabis in treating neuromuscular disease

New research – a first of its kind – published recently in the prestigious journal Scientific Reports, by Macquarie University and […]

Prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights

With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study led by the Colorado School of Public Health shows […]

Warning over claims that medical cannabis cuts opioid use

Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University […]

Mental illness rising among meth/amphetamine and ecstasy users

Mental illnesses are becoming more common among meth/amphetamine and ecstasy users, according to a report released by the Australian Institute […]

Medicinal cannabis reduces epileptic seizures in children

A form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form […]

Cannabinoid replacement drug trial to help cannabis smokers quit habit

An Australian research team is recruiting cannabis smokers who need help quitting or reducing their cannabis-use for a world-first trial […]

Australia’s first medical cannabis trial, aimed at adults with terminal cancer

UNSW will lead Australia’s first medical cannabis trial to assess whether cannabis products can enhance the quality of life for […]

Australia at forefront of medicinal cannabinoid research

A $33.7 million gift to the University of Sydney places Australia at the forefront of medicinal cannabinoid research. “Our vision […]
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