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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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Woman grew cannabis for pain relief

A woman who grew cannabis in a workshop containing three rooms was using it to relieve pain for serious injuries suffered in the Christchurch earthquake, the Dunedin District Court heard yesterday.Bonnie Huhuna Collins (56), of Lawrence, was sentenced to three months' community detention by Judge Michael Turner for cultivating and being in possession of the class C drug.Police officers who...
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