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The below piece was taken from The Power of Me a blog by 21 year old Morgan Taylor. Morgan's father Steve was the subject of a segment on ABC's 7.30 Report recently after having been arrested for growing cannabis plants to juice for Morgan and her sister Ariel, both of whom have severe Crohn's disease. Last Friday (23...
Did nobody think it would happen? At long last the media is waking up to exactly how bad things have gotten in Australia where medicinal cannabis is concerned and are starting to show a keen interest. Whether it was the New York Times and then The Project stories in ...
UPDATE 21st Febrauary 2018:  Following publication of the RACP's 'Position Statement' discussed in the story below, Professor Iain McGregor of the Lambert Initiative at Sydney University and this country's foremost cannabinologist hit back hard. His  piece in the Sydney Morning Herald and other Fairfax newspapers ...
The announcement last week was expected. Medicinal cannabis, the public was told, could now be grown in Australia for export. And though not an especial surprise - the TGA/ODC website had been hinting at the move for some time - for many the news was still ...
Where bullshit and cannabis are concerned there's a 'principle of assymetry' currently at play known as 'Brandolini's Law', after the Italian computer programmer for after whom the principle was named. It states, simply,'The amount of energy needed to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude greater than that to produce it'. And how very true that is when it comes to what the Australian Government has been doing and saying about ...
NOTE FROM SITE ADMIN: AMCSignpost has been silent for several months. Not because we've given up or been absent, but because of a task that's been under way for a while. The below gives some explanation – assisting Lucy in an endeavour we're hoping to have finished early next year. We've been watching developments though, and keeping scrupulous notes as Australia's medical cannabis saga unfolds. Hopefully - in the not-too-distant – much of these will see ...
UPDATE: Tragically, Suli died suddenly and unexpectedly at the Lady Cilento Hospital on Saturday 21st October 2017. She never did get a lawful prescription for cannabis. As Steve, her father says: 'We can't say for certain that this medicine would have kept her alive longer but the hospital can't say for sure it would not have. What we can say however is that she never got the ...
Around sixty healthcare professionals from across the country have placed themselves on a list of individuals aiming to found an Australian Chapter of the US-based Society of Cannabis Clinicians. According to its Wikipedia page the Society is a 'non-profit organisation dedicated to educating physicians about the medical use of cannabis. Its mission is ...
The below two articles are taken from the Medihuanna website, an initiative by NSW GP Dr Teresa Towpik aimed at encouraging fellow medics in the field of medicinal cannabis. Further blog posts by Dr Towpik will be reproduced by this website on a regular basis, including a ...
The latest post from Dr Teresa Towpik's Medihuanna website We read in the Australian papers, ‘it is now legal to prescribe medicinal cannabis in Australia’. Wow, is it really?  It all looks good on paper but reality is completely different. The TGA application process is difficult and complicated. You can either become an authorised prescriber or go to Category A or B Special Access Schemes. All ...