Interim report: sale and use of marijuana and associated products (term of reference c)

Interim report: sale and use of marijuana and associated products (term of reference c)

4 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-427-6

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics References Committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 64KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the interim report
What is marijuana?
Legislative framework
Recent legislative and social change

Chapter 2 (PDF 65KB)

Personal choice to use marijuana
Disproportionality
Effects of criminalisation
Options for decriminalising or regulating marijuana

Chapter 3 (PDF 38KB)

Medical concerns
Social harm and cost of marijuana use
Disproportionate effects of marijuana on particular social groups
Committee view and recommendation

Dissenting Report (PDF 11KB)

Senator Sean Edwards – Liberal Party of Australia

Appendix 1 - Answers to questions on notice (PDF 8KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 7KB)

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