One Nation’s attempt to force through a bill which it claimed would improve access to medicinal cannabis and make it available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) has been rejected after a federal parliamentary committee concluded it would not achieve its objectives.

The Improving Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2023 was introduced by One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts in March and referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee.

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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...

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