Cannabis legislation provides new industry for NZ

NewsTalk ZB 21 December 2017
Family First Comment: “The company has made cannabis mouth sprays and is clinically testing a low THC product, which won’t make patients high.”

Cannabis legislation is giving way to a brand new industry, according to one hopeful company.

The new law will allow people to pick up a prescription for medicinal cannabis and ensure terminally ill people aren’t prosecuted for possessing and using the drug.

Hikurangi Hemp is preparing to sell products its been working for about a year.

Director Manu Caddie said the local industry will provide new jobs and more affordable medicinal cannabis.

“We’ve done a few calculations, it looks like there could be between 15 and 30,000 people in New Zealand that would want to use CBD products for a range of conditions.”

The company has made cannabis mouth sprays and is clinically testing a low THC product, which won’t make patients high.
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