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Cannabis startup Greenfield MC moves into New Zealand ahead of legalisation vote

- September 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Greenfield MC is the first Australian-owned company to cultivate medicinal cannabis for research purposes in New Zealand as part of a joint venture with a US-listed commercial producer Research into using medicinal cannabis to treatment of health conditions affecting Maori people is a focus NZ goes to the polls in 2020 with a non-binding referendum… Read more »

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Australia’s leading medicinal cannabis startup is on target to raise $2 million from crowdfunding

- June 14, 2019 2 MIN READ

The problems startup founders set out to solve are often drawn from personal experience and for Dr Ben Jansen, founder of Cannabis Doctors Australia (CDA), it doesn’t get much more personal as the nascent medicinal cannabis industry establishes in Australia. Jansen’s family business started when his mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. They faced the… Read more »

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University of Sydney to host Australia’s first ever pitch event for medicinal cannabis technology

- October 5, 2016 3 MIN READ

As part of the 2016 Spark Festival- a nine-day celebration of startup culture, the University of Sydney is set to host Australia’s first ever pitch event for medical cannabis technology. The pitch event, named Seedlings will discuss the combined regulatory, technological and logistical challenges the emerging cannabis industry faces in Australia.