30 Nov 2018

Medicinal cannabis law not far enough - chronic pain sufferer

From Morning Report, 7:18 am on 30 November 2018

More people will be able to use cannabis to alleviate pain without fear of prosecution, but a long-time sufferer of chronic pain says the Government is still not going far enogh. The Health Minister David Clark is going to make some changes to his medicinal cannabis legislation when it next comes before Parliament. That includes extending an exemption for the terminally ill with 12 months to live, to all those in palliative care.