Medicinal Cannabis Industry Australia (MCIA) chair Peter Crock says the sector needs to bake compliance into its DNA if it wants to build and maintain stakeholder trust.

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MCIA believes that patients should have easy and affordable access to quality-controlled, true-to-label, compliant products. There is little doubt that great progress has been made, but the pathway has not been easy. As a new industry there are many learning curves and growing pains, but what is critical is that the industry builds and maintains trust with its stakeholders – growers, manufacturers, doctors, pharmacists, patients and regulators.