October 22, 2019
Australians don't want the federal government to overturn ACT's new laws legalising cannabis for personal use, a survey has found.
The survey, conducted by market research company Roy Morgan, found 62 per cent of Australians were against an intervention.
According to the...
September 19, 2019
Laws that would legalise cannabis for personal use could be passed next week but the government has warned possessing and growing the drug could still carry a risk of prosecution.
The ACT government will introduce amendments to the private members bill it hopes will res...
June 12, 2019
There have been 49 prescriptions of medicinal cannabis in the ACT since it was approved for use in November 2016.
ACT Health says it has approved seven doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis for a total of 28 patients.
There have been three occasions - all for patients...
February 21, 2019
Laura Bryant was full of hope when she was finally approved for access to medicinal cannabis.
Cannabis oil was the only treatment that relieved her debilitating pain but for many years she was forced to buy it on the black market.
Medicinal cannabis user Laura Bryant.Cr...
November 23, 2018
Labor backbencher Michael Pettersson.Credit:Jamila Toderas
ACT Labor backbencher Michael Pettersson will try to push through laws to legalise cannabis for personal use next sitting week, claiming overwhelming support for his bill.
But there are question marks over th...