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Margaret River Hemp Co

From Hemp Clothing to Hemp Seeds to Hemp Oil, Margaret River Hemp Co is one of Australia’s most important cannabis industry players. Who are they, though? Meet the hardest working husband & wife team in Aussie hemp.

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CBD Oil in Australia – Where To Buy

When we set out to buy the best CBD Oil in Australia, we found a lot of people selling fake “hemp oil” and “cannabis oil”. But then, in the course of our research, something very interesting happened…

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CBD Oil – What It Is & How It Works

CBD (Cannabidiol) is being sold as a “cure all” for practically every ailment you can imagine. So what exactly is this supposed panacea, and how does it work?

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CA Clinics

CA Clinics (AKA Cannabis Access Clinics) are carving out a specific niche for themselves – they’re operating as a conduit between doctor and patient, using Telehealth to provide cannabis access to remote Australians. We dropped in for a little catch up.

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Cannabis Doctors Australia

A family business inspired by tragic events, CDA are approaching medical cannabis with integrity, honesty and transparency. We got the lowdown on how personal circumstances alongside an ethical mindset has led to their unique approach.

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What is Cannabis?

Ah, cannabis! Loved and feared in equal measure, there are few plants in the world which are so divisive. Whether you’re a cannabis newbie or a cannabis connoisseur, this article will give you a broad overview of the cannabis plant.

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FreshLeaf Analytics

The team behind FreshLeaf Analytics set out with a mission to bring data to the cannabis industry in a non-partisan, unbiased and trustworthy way. This transparent approach resonates deeply with how we at Green Planet approach things – we had to learn more…

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Australian Primary Hemp

Australian Primary Hemp is a great example of a vertically integrated cannabis growing, processing and packaging operation. They formed in 2016 and went public not long after; read on to find out what happened when two young men from Victoria went all in!

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The Uncertain History of ‘Pot’

Pot: a word filled with connotations and clouded in mystery. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for decades, you’ll know that we’re talking about cannabis, but where did the term ‘pot’ actually comes from?

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How Long Does Weed Stay in Your System?

When you consume psychoactive cannabis (AKA weed or marijuana), it can stay in your body for quite a while. Depending on the test administered, it can be detected anywhere from hours and days… to weeks and months.

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Medical Marijuana in Australia

If you’re a doctor, a patient, or just somebody curious about medical marijuana and medicinal cannabis, you’ve come to the right place.

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What Is Hemp?

Hemp is cannabis without the fun stuff. Okay, that’s a bit of a silly comment, but if the difference between hemp, cannabis and marijuana confuses you… read on.

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Weed – A Beginners Guide

Weed: one of the most commonly misunderstood drugs in the world. What does weed smell like? How many grams are in an ounce? Here’s a simple beginners guide.

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What Is Marijuana?

Marijuana – a word which can strike fear in the hearts of parents, fascination in the minds of teenagers, and love in the soul of the marijuana aficionado!

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Natural Distilling Co

A family distillery in Gippsland Victoria is creating homegrown cannabis spirits with Hemp Gin & Hemp Vodka. Founder Rhys Staley told us the whole story.

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Is Marijuana Legal in Australia?

Cannabis in Australia has a long and vibrant history. Indeed, some scholars believe that Britain first colonised Australia specifically to grow hemp, though it is unknown whether the plant may have previously been grown here, perhaps transported via the landmass now known as Indonesia long before the arrival of the British. Let’s take a close look at our favourite plant here in sunny old Australia.

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Is Cannabis A Drug?

For the vast majority of people, their initial exposure to the plant known as Cannabis sativa was in the context of it being “drugs”. We’re talking about the concept of drugs as experienced by a child or teenager, even some sheltered adults, in which “drugs” are a sort of bogeyman figure representing anti-social behaviour, crime, delinquency, poor health and general scariness. So, is cannabis a drug?

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THC – Drug or Medicine?

THC is the most infamous of all cannabinoids and the reason why many people first experiment with cannabis. Let take a deep dive into the topic to figure out exactly what it is.

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Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness

Green Planet is proud to announce our Partnership with the inaugural International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness – which means it’s the perfect time to take a look at this fascinating topic and the fast moving new discipline of neuropsychopharmacology.

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Sativa & Indica – What’s The Difference?

Are you one of those people who had a negative early experience with cannabis which clouded your view of it thereafter? Or perhaps you found that sometimes it was enjoyable but at other times, not so much? You, my friend, may well have come under the influence of consuming the wrong strain…

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