Done Deal - Australia Goes Legal

We like to think of ourselves as leaders…

But this time we’ve fallen behind.

Australia became the first continent to legalize medical marijuana after the Australian Parliament passed a measure earlier today. The amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act legalizes the cultivation of medical marijuana for medical and scientific purposes.

Following the passing of this amendment, the Australian Minister for Health Sussan Ley made the following statement:

“This is an historic day for Australia and the many advocates who have fought long and hard to challenge the stigma around medicinal cannabis products so genuine patients are no longer treated as criminals. This is the missing piece in a patient's treatment journey and will now see seamless access to locally-produced medicinal cannabis products from farm to pharmacy.”

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