Labour leader Andrew
Little isn't ruling out decriminalising cannabis for medicinal
purposes as the party looks to firm up its position on the issue.
The spotlight is back on
medicinal cannabis after Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne
approved a new non-pharmaceutical grade product on Monday for a
patient with severe Tourette's Syndrome.
This is only the second
case to be signed off by the Minister – currently the only cannabis
product available without ministerial approval in New Zealand is
On Tuesday, Little said
the Labour caucus were having discussions about what position the
party would take on whether or not to support broadening access for
Kiwis for medicinal purposes.
stuff.co.nz, Jo Moir, Apr 05 2016
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