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Legalising medical cannabis: lessons from Canada’s policies

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Nola Ries of the Newcastle Law School discusses lessons Australia can learn from Canadian cannabis policies

A bill to permit medical cannabis use in Australia is set for debate in Senate. If medical cannabis use is legalised, doctors could become gatekeepers between patients and a controversial drug.

Lessons from Canada – one of the first countries in the world to allow medical cannabis – can help Australian doctors prepare for treating people who want to use cannabis.

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