Mother ‘forced’ to buy cannabis to feed to her nine-year-old daughter

Doctors refuse to prescribe illegal drug to treat the girl’s seizures A mother has been forced to make cannabis oil at home to treat her nine-year-old daughter’s seizures because the Australian government refuses to legalise it. Katrina Spraggon from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has been petitioning lawmakers for three years to no avail, even when they…

The cannabis oil ‘healers’ preying on Australia’s sick and dying

Seriously ill patients who are turning to medical cannabis for life-saving treatment are being sold fake, poisonous and intoxicating products manufactured in backyard laboratories across Australia. The unlicensed suppliers are sending cannabis oil that contains dangerous chemicals that could lead to cancer, and then charging people $6000 for up to three months’ supply. The unregulated…

North-east woman fined for growing cannabis despite using drug for cancer pains

A cancer sufferer who was prosecuted for growing four cannabis plants for medical use today said she was “disappointed” after she was handed a fine rather than an admonishment. Jacqui Ritchie, 49, was appearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for sentencing after admitting producing the plants. The offence took place at her home in Stonehaven’s Redcloak…

Data Shows Millennials In WA Love Cannabis – But That Doesn’t Mean They’re Big Spenders

Unsurprisingly, cannabis is most popular with Millennials, who grew up in a world with much more liberal views on the plant,” reads the report. Millennials in Washington are snapping up cannabis products more than any other age demographic, according to market data firm Headset. The agency released a report this week on “how much [cannabis] is…