A sudden spike in medicinal cannabis approvals from Victoria-based practitioners has seen Queensland knocked off its perch as the leading cannabis state for the first time in almost four years.

Not since March 2019 – when it was beaten by New South Wales – has the sunshine state failed to take top spot for most medicinal cannabis approvals, a run of 46 consecutive months.

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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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  1. “It was not immediately clear what, if anything, triggered the sudden rise in Victoria”
    – the proposed change to the driving legislation here in Vic has seen an upswing in enquiries from patients wanting to access MC, all saying they can finally get some relief for their symptoms and not be penalised for it