Terminally Ill Australians Will Have Fast-Tracked Access To Medicinal Cannabis

The waiting time for access to medicinal cannabis will be reduced from months to hours.

People with life-threatening illnesses will have fast-tracked access to cannabis after the Greens Party teamed up with One Nation to reduce patient waiting times from months to hours.

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The motion to disallow, moved by Greens leader Richard Di Natale, will amend changes made to Category A of the Special Access Scheme (SAS) by former health minister Sussan Ley in 2016.

The Turnbull government removed access to medicinal cannabis under Category A because Ley said there was not an appropriate level of oversight on medicinal cannabis.

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