The pros and cons of Ritalin and the viability of weed for treating ADHD

In New Zealand, the vast majority of current attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treatment options are centered around stimulant-based medicines such as Ritalin. While this medication is fairly effective at treating many of the symptoms associated with ADHD, the potential side effects are unpleasant at best, and downright debilitating at …

NSW Doctors prescribe legal weed

NSW doctors now able to prescribe medical weed

It’s not often that we willingly admit defeat to Australia, but when it comes to medical marijuana there’s no denying that our friends across the ditch are outpacing New Zealand in leaps and bounds. For example, just a couple of days ago, the long-awaited Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Amendment Regulation …