Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

24 January 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Medicinal cannabis

The Controlled Access Scheme will be open this year, as we promised.

There are Tasmanians who have ruled out participating in the trials, because of the chance of receiving a placebo. 

Our scheme will allow them to be prescribed medicinal cannabis products by a specialist doctor under certain conditions, including peer review. 

It is important to note Labor was in Government for 16 years during which time Ms Giddings was both Health Minister and Premier and did absolutely nothing.

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