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Queensland cuts hurdle for medicinal cannabis | The Mercury

April 26, 2019

I hope Queensland becomes the forward thinkers in the reform of cannabis in Australia. Australia has often been pioneers in medical research in the past and this is a time that it is needed most!
“Health Minister Steven Miles says these changes will come to mean that medicinal cannabis will be treated in the same way as prescription drugs in Queensland.
This law change will significantly streamline the prescription process by removing state-level approval and will ensure patients have access to the treatment they need sooner,” he has told parliament.
More than 5200 people across Australia have been prescribed medicinal cannabis, including over 1600 in Queensland alone, the Therapeutic Goods Administration says.”
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Qld cuts hurdle for medicinal cannabis | The Mercury

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