25 Jan 2017

Govt stance on medical cannabis "unlawful"

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 25 January 2017

The Ministry of Health says that CBD, a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis and hemp, is covered by the Misuse of Drugs Act and has instructed Customs to seize any products containing it at the border but Nelson Lawyer, Sue Grey, tells Kathryn Ryan that's an incorrect interpretation of the act and she's got the backing of one of the members of the government's own advisory panel on illegal drugs.