When Prime Minister Mark Brown said in your Thursday paper
that for medicinal cannabis to be imported into the country, he needs Crown Law
to have appropriate legislative change ready for the December sitting of
That is not correct.
The one single and simple fact is through Executive Order
marijuana can be removed as a prohibited substance under the Drugs Act in order
for the medical purpose of its importation, exportation,possession,production,manufacture,processing,supply,administration
and cultivation by individual and commercial grower
It's all right there in black and white in the Narcotics and
Misuse of Drugs Act 2004 and the Amended Act of 2009. It's undeniable.
And all of this could have taken place over a year ago.