Citrus grower invests in one of Australia’s largest outdoor medicinal cannabis facilities

Inside an ultra-secure location in South Australia one of the country’s biggest medicinal cannabis farms is harvesting its first crop. Third-generation citrus grower Brad Gallard, who is at the helm of the multi-million-dollar MedTec Pharma operation in the Riverland region, said it had take almost five years to get to where he was and he […]

How psychedelic drugs may help with depression

At a Glance •Psychedelic drugs being tested as therapies for treatment-resistant depression activate receptors within brain cells that promote new brain cell connections.•A better understanding of these mechanisms could lead to related drugs that encourage new brain cell connections while avoiding hallucinogenic effects Some types of psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin and MDMA (ecstasy), have […]