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Australia Legalizes Medical Cannabis

Australia’s Parliament today gave overwhelming approval to a bill to legalize medical cannabis, establishing “licensing and permit schemes for the cultivation and production of cannabis and cannabis resin for medicinal and scientific purposes.” The measure is supported by the nation’s prime minister, and will quickly be signed into law. “This is an historic day for Australia …

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Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Introduced in Australia, Will Become Law

The Turnbull Government today will introduce landmark legislation providing the “missing piece” for Australian patients and their doctors to access a safe, legal and reliable supply of medicinal cannabis products for the management of painful and chronic conditions, according to a press release from the Australian Department of Health. Minister for Health Sussan Ley today …

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Australia to Legalize Medical Cannabis Cultivation

Australia’s Health Minister Susan Ley has announced that the nation will soon legalize the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes. Ley says she believes the move is the right thing to do to help people suffering from debilitating illnesses. “I have heard stories of patients who have resorted to illegal methods of obtaining cannabis and …

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Australia Senate Committee Unanimously Backs the Legalization of Medical Cannabis

Australia’s Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee has voted unanimously to recommend a bill that would legalize the production, distribution and use of cannabis for medical purposes. The bill would establish a medical cannabis regulator which would be “responsible for formulating rules for licensing the production, manufacture, supply, use, experimental use and import and export …

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