A bill introduced in the Australian Parliament last week would legalize medical marijuana growing across the country. If passed, the bill would allow for a system of licenses and permits for growers to supply medical cannabis to doctors for clinical trials in preparation for future use by medical patients.
As of now, some Australian states have their own medical marijuana programs; however, supply for processors, researchers and scientists has been hard to come by up to this point since the entire supply has to come from overseas.
"Allowing controlled cultivation locally will provide the critical missing piece for a sustainable legal supply of safe medicinal cannabis products for Australian patients in the future," said Australia's Health Minister Sussan Ley.
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