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Health Minister Greg Hunt is due to make the announcement today - the Federal Government has just approved the sale of medicinal marijuana in Australia.

The treatment - used for patients with cancer, epilepsy and motor neurone disease — could now be available via prescription from a GP in as little as eight weeks.

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We all have those people in our lives. You know the ones. They're on top of their work and social lives and never turn up to the office with coffee spilled down the front of their shirts.

They're accomplished for a reason. They recognise that the morning sets the entire tone for the rest of the day and utilise it in effective ways. We don't expect you to nail all of these immediately, but here are some of the most popular and time friendly morning habits of successful CEOs and business leaders.

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Superfoods are garbage. It feels like every time someone realises an under-eaten or foreign food is high in nutrients and gluten-free, be it kale, quinoa or açai berries, marketers slap the "superfood" label on it and suddenly, it's on grocery store shelves with jacked-up prices, catering to wealthy folks who fall for these kinds of tactics.

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You most certainly know someone taking fish oil pills — those fishy, translucent gold capsules — for their purported heart benefits. But evidence continues to mount that fish oil might be snake oil. At the very least, it doesn't pack nearly the punch we once thought. Instead, it's probably just worth eating actual fish, which is loaded with plenty of healthy vitamins and minerals.