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Government grants first licence to grow and harvest medicinal cannabis

9 March 2017 via Biotech Dispatch: Health minister Greg Hunt has announced government has granted the first licence for an Australian company to grow and harvest medicinal cannabis.

The Department of Health’s Office of Drug Control has issued the licence under the medicinal cannabis provisions of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 to Cannoperations Pty Ltd – a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian company Cann Group Limited.

Read more in Biotech Dispatch.