Committee Chair Fiona Patten says thinks it is important to get local residents’ opinion on the use of cannabis, after looking at data on people living in regional Victoria. The inquiry will be held at the George Kerferd Hotel in Beechworth.
Tim Quilty, a Liberal Democrat MP for Northern Victoria, thinks the first Australian state to legalise recreational cannabis would create a tourism ‘goldmine’, with people travelling from other ends of the country.
ECS Botanics has just dispatched its first commercial shipment of medicinal cannabis from their large medicinal cannabis facility in north-western Victoria. The shipment will supply both locals and overseas consumers.
The company MediPharm Labs has sent its first shipment of medical cannabis to Germany, from their facility in Wonthaggi, Victoria. The shipment contained capsules with cannabis oil inside.
Do hemp farms smell? According to some local residents of a hemp farm in Red Cliffs, Victoria, they do, and some report getting headaches and nausea from it too. Residents are calling for rules to be put in place to keep crops away from their homes.
Epsilon Healthcare’s (EPN) Telehealth medical cannabis clinic group Tetra Health has opened its first physical clinic in Victoria, Australia. Tetra will be the preferred medical cannabis supplier and partner for in-house consultations.
Unlike the majority of cannabis cultivation sites, an undisclosed location in Victoria is now growing cannabis naturally on an outdoor site. This could help provide affordable medicine for those in desperate need.
Cannatrek, an Australian medicinal cannabis company, has plans to develop a $160 million plantation near Shepparton, VIC. It is predicted to produce 160 tonnes of medicinal cannabis each year in Victoria.