The Scientist

‘The Scientist’ reviews Professor Raphael Mechoulam’s role in discovering and elucidating the endocannabinoid system, and proposing clinical applications.

The hashish from which Mechoulam isolated THC and CBD in the early ‘60s had been obtained from the police in Jerusalem. Bringing it back to his lab on a bus, Mechoulam drew inquisitive looks and remarks from fellow passengers puzzled by “this very unusual smell.”

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Hemp Construction

Hemp lime building materials are increasingly attracting global attention because hemp construction allows you to create infrastructure that stores carbon.

It offers a solution to the need for zero-carbon building, produces healthier homes and workplaces and has major potential in a number of different ways in mainstream and social housing, as well as in commercial construction.

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MardiGrass Gives Methadone The Nod

Nimbin’s annual MardiGrass Cannabis Law Reform Protestival is shaping up to be the most science and fact based cannabis event ever presented in Australia.

With a full line up of recognised Australian and visiting researchers as well as Federal and State Parliamentarians, sessions are sure to be well attended by many seeking accurate information rather than hollow announcements being made by Premiers’ seeking to champion the cause.

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