Bill on medicinal cannabis introduced

News article

20 December 2017

The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill has been tabled in Parliament.

The changes proposed are part of the Government’s 100 Day Plan to introduce legislation to improve access to medicinal cannabis for terminally ill people and those in chronic pain. The changes are intended to strengthen the existing therapeutic model and improve access to medicinal cannabis based on principles of fairness, quality and safety, and compassion.