Western Australia’s Parliament House hosted its first medicinal cannabis meet-up last week with healthcare professionals, cannabis companies and politicians rubbing shoulders in the corridors of power.

Legalise Cannabis MP Sophia Moermond hosted doctors, pharmacists, researchers, cultivators, manufacturers and suppliers in an event sponsored by Cannatrek. Fellow Legalise Cannabis MP Dr Brian Walker was also in attendance.

Special guests included Medicinal Cannabis Industry Australia’s Peter Crock and Patty Holmes, who were in town to run one of the trade body’s Australian Trade and Market Access Cooperation workshops.

A spokesperson for Moermond said: “It was really good to get everyone in the same room for what we hope will become an annual event.”

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