The top official overseeing medicinal cannabis in Australia has vowed to continue to ease the administrative burden on industry after conceding the current demands surrounding permit applications are “excessive”.

John Skerritt, who heads the Therapeutic Goods Administration and Office of Drug Control (ODC), said consultation is underway on a simplified process that will demand far less from applicants.

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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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