Australia Next To Legalise Medical Marijuana In August

Australia could be the next nation to legalise medical marijuana as senators from all the major political parties are set to endorse a bill giving cannabis the green light.

AUSTRALIA:  Australia could be the next nation to legalise medical marijuana as senators from all the major political parties are set to endorse a bill giving cannabis the green light.

Led by Greens Leader Richard Di Natale​, a committee made up of Coalition, Labor and cross-bench senators will strongly recommend that Parliament pass the bill to set up a medical marijuana regulator.

The Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill would effectively make the federal government responsible for overseeing the production, distribution and use of the drug Down Under.

After conducting public hearings around the country and attracting almost 200 public submissions, the committee is due to deliver its report on August 10.

 

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