Where to look when considering cannabis policy lessons

By Tracy Fenwick
Updated October 23 2019 - 2:08pm, first published September 26 2019 - 12:00pm

The ACT has passed legislation that allows Canberrans to possess up to 50 grams of cannabis legally, making it by far the most lenient state/territory in Australia. As a first step towards legalisation, the ACT has opened a door that can lead to two outcomes: either a national debate over the legalisation and regulation of cannabis, or, other states/territories will amend their cannabis laws in a similar fashion challenging the Commonwealth.

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