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Minister aims to move quickly on medicinal cannabis

Ashford faces questions in Keys

The health minister says he hopes his department can “get things moving over the summer” in relation to possible production of medicinal cannabis on the Island.

David Ashford was responding to questions from Lawrie Hooper MHK in the House of Keys this morning, after a public consultation showed overwhelming support from respondents in favour of deregulation in the area.

 

Mr Hooper said the global market for medicinal cannabis production was booming:

 

 

Mr Ashford said he was in favour of acting quickly, and he hoped his department would follow suit:

 

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