Perth is now a hub for medical marijuana trade. The Medicinal Cannabis Council, a new peak industry body, is launching today with the sole aim of making Australia a world leader in this field.According to reports, almost half of the nation’s major Australian Securities Exchange-listed companies in the field are based out of WA. The east coast council will soon be developing the best practice standards for the production, supply and distribution of the cannabis products.The council comprises of producers, manufacturers, researchers and health experts. Auscann, the first WA company to receive approval for cultivating the drug, wants the country to be a leader in the supply of medicinal cannabis, surpassing Netherlands and Canada.
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