The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2014.

ACL supports scientific trials of cannabis for medicinal purposes. If cannabis has a genuine palliative effect that other drugs cannot provide, it should be available to patients in the same way other medications are.

However, ACL is concerned by the bill’s intention to regulate the cultivation, production, and distribution of cannabis. 

Read the full submission here.