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Press Release: Medicinal Cannabis Scheme to be established in the ACT

A Medicinal Cannabis Scheme will be established in the ACT to give people safe and legal access to high quality medicinal cannabis products, announced Assistant Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris today.This follows the recent interim decision by the Therapeutic Goods Administration to reschedule cannabis from schedule 9 (prohibited substance) to schedule 8 (controlled drug) of the Poisons S...
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Radio NZ: Calls for independent inquiry into medical cannabis

A review which left the rules for access to medical cannabis largely unchanged was 'biased', an open letter from advocates says.Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne had Ministry officials and medical professionals look at guidelines used to assess applications for prescribing cannabis-based products.The review concluded there was a lack of data to support using the products....
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Beehive on Developments in Medical Cannabis in Australia

Australian Developments in Medicinal Cannabis may have application to New Zealand.Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has noted with interest news from Australia today that Health Minister Susan Ley will introduce legislation that will allow for research and development of medicinal cannabis products at a federal level."While I have yet to see the detail of the proposal, from what I ...
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