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Perth company Little Green Pharma grows WA’s first medicinal cannabis crop


A WA company has begun cultivating its first plants at a facility south of Perth. react-text: 254 Picture: /react-text react-text: 255 /react-text react-text: 256 /react-text react-text: 257 File image /react-text THE first crop of medical cannabis is being grown in WA by a company that has a former director-general of health as an adviser. Perth phytopharmaceutical company Little Green Pharma is cultivating its first plants at a secure hydroponic growing facility south of Perth. The company said it was the first time medical cannabis had been grown locally and it expected to have product available for patients within the first few months of next year. Dr Neale Fong, a former WA director-general of health, sits on its advisory board, and Perth GP Joe Kosterich is a medical adviser.