Queensland takes ‘wait and see’ approach to medical marijuana (Brisbane Times)

By BRISBANE TIMES | March 18, 2016
"The first thing I would say is whatever change you make, it doesn't have to be permanent." Photo: Rob Homer

“The first thing I would say is whatever change you make, it doesn’t have to be permanent.” Photo: Rob Homer

Queensland’s Labor government is adopting the same “wait and see” approach to medical marijuana of other states as NSW presses ahead with clinical trials.

Children with severe epilepsy, chemotherapy and terminal illness patients will be among the subjects of clinical trials in NSW announced in December.

Ultimately the trials boiled down to compassion, Premier Mike Baird said at the time.

However Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller said she was waiting on the NSW findings as well a Therapeutic Goods Administration investigation.

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