AUG. 14, 2014 - NORFOLK ISLAND MEDICINAL CANNABIS TRIAL APPROVAL OVERTURNED BY COMMONWEALTH
The approval of a trial
of medicinal cannabis that had been granted by Norfolk Island's
government has been overturned by the Commonwealth.
administrator, former Liberal MP Gary Hardgrave, vetoed the decision
made by Norfolk Island's authorities.
Earlier this month
Norfolk Island gave Tasman Health Cannabinoids (THC) approval to
grow medical cannabis.
The trial was originally
proposed for Tasmania but the state Liberal Government rejected the
bid citing concerns over safety and security, as well as potential
damage to the state's lucrative poppy industry.