Medicinal cannabis law changes expected to grow industry

Medicinal cannabis law changes expected to grow industry
Changes to NZ's medicinal cannabis laws came into effect on Friday. (Photo: Getty)
John Anthony
Changes to New Zealand’s medicinal cannabis laws will make the country’s medicinal cannabis growers, manufacturers and exporters more competitive globally and should bring down prices domestically, industry players say.Amendments to NZ drug laws, principally the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019, earmarked to come into effect by the end of 2023, finally came into force on Friday.The amended regulations aim to broaden the medicinal cannabis category definitions so that the definitions of cannabis-based ingredients...

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