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A Victorian Government plan to make clinical trials of medicinal marijuana easier to conduct will do little to expand access to the drug, an expert on drug law reform says.
A Melbourne woman who took a traditional Chinese herbal remedy of dried plants and scorpions ended up in hospital in life-threatening condition, prompting warnings from medical experts.
Overseas surrogacy arrangements are taking place in an unregulated environment that is exposing babies and the women who carry them to a higher risk of bad health outcomes, a study shows.
The only way to protect people from questionable black market marijuana is to regulate the supply of medicinal forms of the drug that can be prescribed to suitable people, doctors say.
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A compound found in marijuana could soon be trialled on young Australians to prevent and treat psychosis after European research suggested it could treat schizophrenia with fewer side effects than other drugs.