COMMENT

New Zealanders from all walks of life are truly embracing medicinal cannabis and the prospect of products becoming more widely available from next year.

But many Kiwis underestimate the huge potential of this exciting new sector. If done well, it could be worth hundreds of millions in GDP and deliver significant export earnings for our country.

It is nearly 12 months since MPs from all sides of the House got behind medicinal cannabis. Legislation was passed to enable companies to research, grow, manufacture and sell products, making medicinal cannabis more affordable for Kiwi patients, with a likely prescription-based access

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