How basketball legend Lauren Jackson won the battle against prescription painkillers with medicinal cannabis

How basketball legend Lauren Jackson won the battle against prescription painkillers with medicinal cannabis

Key points: Lauren Jackson says medicinal cannabis has “been incredible” for her chronic pain management Jackson is part of an advisory board helping to develop the drug to treat chronic pain and concussion She hopes her experience using medicinal cannabis will help reduce the stigma around it Lauren Jackson was just six years old when she played her first game of competitive basketball…

TGA Australia: changes to medical cannabis quality, packaging and labelling requirements

TGA Australia: changes to medical cannabis quality, packaging and labelling requirements

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Australia has released details of the much-anticipated changes to medicinal cannabis quality, packaging and labelling requirements which will go into effect on July 1, 2023. Cannabiz exclusively revealed the TGA was considering reforming import quality standards in October 2020. Throughout the consultation period, issues were raised around an uneven playing field, where locally made medicinal…

Here’s to you ECS investors: Shares rise as ECS delivers 300% surge in half year revenue

Here’s to you ECS investors: Shares rise as ECS delivers 300% surge in half year revenue

Aussie medicinal cannabis and hemp company group ECS Botanics has recorded a massive jump in revenue amid growing global demand for its unique set of products, here’s to you ECS investors. ECS Botanics (ASX:ECS) has been justly climbing the ASX on Wednesday after the outward looking Aussie cannabis play revealed an impressive 312% increase in first…

ECS delivers 450% PCP growth in Q3 revenue, targets UK and European giants as new frontiers for its homegrown cannabis

ECS delivers 450% PCP growth in Q3 revenue, targets UK and European giants as new frontiers for its homegrown cannabis

ECS Botanics has had another incredibly productive quarter, producing revenue of over $2m in Q3. And with the European majors opening up, the vertically integrated company says it’s in a great position with harvesting currently underway. Benchmark Aussie medicinal cannabis play ECS Botanics (ASX:ECS) has delivered more than $2million in revenue for the third quarter, as demand…

‘Our first cannabis crops failed, but we learned along the way’

‘Our first cannabis crops failed, but we learned along the way’

Having a regulatory compliance expert for a husband may have kick-started her cannabis career, but Nan-Maree Schoerie is ploughing her own path in the industry. In the first of a two-part interview with Cannabiz, she tells of the early days of Murray Meds and explains why greenhouse growing is no longer sustainable in Australia. Sometimes in…

Indoor vs. high quality outdoor weed: A visual guide

Indoor vs. high quality outdoor weed: A visual guide

This guide was created to help sift through the endless varieties of cannabis we now have available to us at dispensaries. Now, this doesn’t apply to all strains, because every strain has different characteristics and grows different with every farmer’s care. However, these tools can be used to help analyse the often subtle differences between…

ECS Botanics inks cannabis supply and tolling deal with Sun Pharma
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ECS Botanics inks cannabis supply and tolling deal with Sun Pharma

Medicinal cannabis and hemp company ECS Botanics Holdings (ASX: ECS) has revealed it has entered into a collaborative supply and toll processing agreement for cannabis biomass extraction with pharmaceutical company Sun Pharma. Sun Pharma is an Australia-based subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, the fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company in the world. With global revenues in excess…

Germany: Likely future government supports cannabis legalisation

Germany: Likely future government supports cannabis legalisation

The country’s next coalition government plans to keep cannabis tightly regulated, party representatives said. Recreational use of cannabis is only legal in two other EU countries. Germany’s future coalition of the Social Democrats (SPD), Green party, and Free Democrats (FDP), have signalled that they are seriously considering legalizing the possession of cannabis. Representatives from the parties told…