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The Drug Foundation has been working for many years to improve patient access to medicinal cannabis, because we believe it should be available under medical supervision to those who need it. 

The evidence is clear that cannabis can be an effective medicine for a range of conditions.  As with any medicine, it is more effective for some conditions than others. It should only be used under the guidance of your medical practitioner, especially if you are suffering from a serious health condition.

 


Here are some key sources for the most up-to-date information on medicinal cannabis

Download our submission on the Misuse of Drugs Medicinal Cannabis Amendment Bill

NZDF Submission on the Misuse of Drugs Medicinal Cannabis Amendment Bill 2018 ( PDF 605kb )

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