‘Fit and Proper’ People can Apply to Grow Cannabis for Medicinal Use this Weekend

Growing cannabis legally will be a step closer on Sunday when federal legislation comes into effect allowing the drug to be grown for medicinal purposes.

Key points:
Government accepting applications from Monday for licenses to grow cannabis
Applicants will have to demonstrate their proposed growing site is secure
Concerns that if system becomes too complicated people will stick with the blackmarket

The Office of Drug Control will start accepting applications for cannabis cultivation licences on Monday.

People or organisations wanting a licence will need to show they will be supplying either a licensed medicinal cannabis manufacturer or researcher.

– Read the entire article at ABC News.