The cannabis flower shortage that is impacting the healthcare of hundreds of patients across Australia will happen again until more local product becomes available, the chief executive of Cannatrek has warned.

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As the Victoria-based firm released its first range of home-grown flower, Tommy Huppert said the ‘exponential’ surge in demand, coupled with crippling import delays from Canada and other Covid-related issues, have created the ‘perfect storm’.

Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...