What you need to know now cannabis 'legalisation' laws have passed

Daniella White
Updated September 27 2019 - 6:51pm, first published September 25 2019 - 4:30pm

Backbencher Michael Pettersson's bill to legalise possession and cultivation of small amounts of weed passed ACT Parliament on Wednesday afternoon. But plenty of uncertainty around the laws remain - particularly whether police will simply charge people under Commonwealth law instead. Here's everything you need to know about the bill before lighting up.

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Daniella White

ACT politics and health reporter Contact me with tips, story ideas, or just to have a chat, at daniella.white@canberratimes.com.au

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