Inquiry into Cannabis and Hemp
Select Committee into Cannabis and Hemp
(1) A Select Committee to be known as the Cannabis and Hemp Select Committee, is established.
(2) The Select Committee is to inquire into and report on the potential to amend the current legislation and regulations which apply to cannabis and hemp in Western Australia, with particular reference to —
(a) the current barriers to pharmaceutical and nutraceutical use of cannabinoid products;
(b) medicinal cannabis, its prescription, availability and affordability; and
(c) the potential benefits and risks of permitting industrial hemp for human consumption.
(3) The Select Committee shall consist of five members, namely: Hon Dr Brian Walker (Chair); Hon Matthew Swinbourn (Deputy Chair); Hon Jackie Jarvis; Hon Lorna Harper and Hon James Hayward.
(4) The Select Committee may table interim reports, and is to table its final report by no later than 12 months after the committee has been established.
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