The Brisbane Courier Mail has a report out saying…

the catalyst for the Sydney-born businessman to found Medifarm, the first company in Australia to be granted a licence by the Federal Government to legally cultivate and produce medicinal cannabis.

Earlier this year, Medifarm announced a partnership with Israel’s Tikun Olam, one
of the global leaders in the development of medicinal cannabis, as it prepared to ramp up production from an undisclosed location on the Sunshine Coast.

According to research by the University of Sydney, medicinal cannabis in Australia could create a new industry worth more than $100 million a year.

Benjamin, whose previous business experience includes running medical clinics, concedes opinions are still polarised over the green light to develop medicinal cannabis in Australia.”

Read more at   http://www.couriermail.com.au/business/queensland-business-monthly-new-growth-in-medicinal-cannabis-industry/news-story/4cc88e16ddaf1a41441d828dd348f2ca