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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 […]

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 […]

Cannabis use in Australians with epilepsy

The first Australian nationwide survey on the experiences and opinions of medicinal cannabis use in people with epilepsy has revealed […]

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 […]