This inquiry is a completed Legislative Council inquiry conducted by the General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4. This Inquiry was established by the Legislative Council on Thursday 22 November 2012 to inquire and report on the use of cannabis for medical purposes.The Inquiry will examine the efficacy and safety of using cannabis for medical purposes; if and how cannabis should be supplied for medical use; the legal implications and issues concerning the use of cannabis for medical purposes and any other related matters. The Inquiry will examine a range of modes by which the chemical properties of cannabis may be accessed for therapeutic purposes, from smoking of the plant to the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products consumed in nasal sprays, tablet or other forms.
Referred: 22 Nov 2012
» Call for submissions: 23 Nov 2012
» Submissions close: 15 Feb 2013
» Final Report Due: 15 May 2013
» Final Report Published: 15 May 2013
View the public submission(s) published by the committee in relation to this inquiry.
The closing date for submissions was 15 February 2013
This is a completed inquiry. The contacts below are historical only.
General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4
Sydney NSW 2000
Fax: (02) 9230 2981
Resolution passed Thursday 22 November 2012 LC Minutes No. 122, Item 4 p 1425; amended Tuesday 19 March 2013, LC Minutes No. 132, Item 6, p 1544.