January trial is a ‘small step’, say medical cannabis advocates

NSW: Medical cannabis campaigners and a millionaire investor have criticised governments for their approach to the so-called ‘wonder drug’.

Lucy Haslam

Medical cannabis campaigners have criticised governments for their approach to a so-called ‘wonder drug’.

Clinical trials of medicinal cannabis will soon begin in NSW, NSW Minister for Medical Research Pru Goward announced clinical trials for up to 250 patients would begin in January.

However, campaigners have called it a small step in a slow and cumbersome process that ignored the urgent needs of patients.

Tamworth medical cannabis crusader Lucy Haslam, who gave her son medicinal cannabis until he died from bowel cancer, said a more

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