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The real work begins on the Medical Cannabis scheme

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 7:35 pm | MCANZ

MCANZ is delighted at the historic achievement of a solid commitment to produce Medical Cannabis in New Zealand, and is grateful for the amendments that were introduced broadening the scope of the compassionate clause, clarifying a more therapeutic “whole ... More >>

Patients express concern on medicinal cannabis amendment

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:19 pm | MCANZ

MCANZ has been inundated with concern over the artificially narrow definition of palliation in the SOPs put forward late Monday on the Medical Cannabis Bill. There are 2 key phrases that narrow the definition to exclude those who may be considered ... More >>

Medical Cannabis: Terminal vs Severe and Debilitating?

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 11:08 am | MCANZ

The exemptions outlined for the terminally ill by Labour’s Medical Cannabis bill do not go far enough, and have been universally panned by patient advocates and policy experts. “David Clark’s excuse for failing to deliver on Labour’s election ... More >>

"Green Fairies" Are a Symptom of Unmet Demand

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:08 am | MCANZ

On Newshub’s 6 o’clock news last night, it was revealed two of the larger compassionate supplier’s (aka “Green Fairies”) are being prosecuted by the police, to the detriment of hundreds (potentially thousands) of patients. More >>

Cannabidiol Change Will Have No Immediate Effect

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 8:44 am | MCANZ

Today the Compound Cannabidiol or CBD is rescheduled and is supposedly free for GPs to prescribe. MCANZ is aware of several products that may be available in future, none of which are pharmaceutical grade. More >>

Current Medical Cannabis regime anything but compassionate

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:49 am | MCANZ

On Duncan Garner’s Radio show Monday morning, our Prime Minister expressed his satisfaction with the current special approvals scheme. More >>

MCANZ Press release on Green Party Policy

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:44 pm | MCANZ

Today the Greens have unveiled a comprehensive set of initiatives around the politically fraught policy area of drug law and reform, showing Moral courage on the issue of Medical Cannabis that has been lacking in parliament. More >>

Importation loophole an affordable legal avenue

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 10:37 am | MCANZ

Tonight on Story it was shown to New Zealand that is possible for New Zealanders to legally procure ounces of Raw Cannabis and import them legally into New Zealand. More >>

Helen Kelly Backs Medical Cannabis Charity

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:00 am | MCANZ

Today Helen Kelly published a post supporting of others making meaningful contributions in support of Medical Cannabis, including a supporting video of our #MC410 fundraiser, aiming to fundraise for Sativex for 10 Patients. More >>

Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand Launch

Monday, 18 April 2016, 9:38 am | MCANZ

Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand (MCANZ) is pleased to announce its registration as a charity has been approved. More >>


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