Some 54% of New Zealanders suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) would use cannabis to help manage their symptoms if it were legal, according to a survey carried out by University of Otago researchers.

Of those people surveyed who had used cannabis, 74% reported an improvement in quality of life, and 96% said it was effective or very effective in relieving their abdominal pain.

Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...