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MCANZ Press Release, Medicinal Cannabis Supplies in NZ Depleted

For the second time in as many months, medicinal cannabis supplies in New Zealand have been depleted. 2 of the main Cannabidiol (CBD) products generally available in New Zealand are out of stock. Neither of the products are expected to have stock until the end of November at the earliest. These products are from different sources, with both Swiss and Canadian products affected.This shows the p...
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MCANZ Press release: Significant delays in developing the Medical Cannabis scheme

Public consultation on Medicinal Cannabis is not due until some point in July after multiple delays in the scheduling. Early OIA  requests showed the initial date was planned for the 22nd April, putting the scheme 3 months behind, with 6 months to go.The Labour party election promise was to legalise within 100 days of assuming office, after assuming power, it vowed to Introduce legislation wit...
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MCANZ launches its first study of Medical Cannabis users in NZ.

An unprecedented research project to discover how and why New Zealanders are using cannabis medicinally has been launched today by Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand.The study, New Zealand Medicinal Cannabis Use Research Survey 2019, is an online survey of patients using cannabis for medical reasons based on Australia's Cannabis As Medicine Survey and has been designed in conjunction with ...
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MCANZ Press release: Leaked email reveals World Health Organisation Recommends Rescheduling Cannabis

Late last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) held the 41st meeting of the Expert Committee of Drug Dependence (ECDD). This was a historic meeting as it was the first review of Cannabis scheduling in international treaties since before the existence of the UN or WHO.After a delay in reporting the results due to suspected political pressure, an internal letter to the UN Secretary-Gene...
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