Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2014

11 August 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-240-1

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1433KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 29KB)
Recommendations (PDF 7KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 12KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the Report

Chapter 2 - Background issues (PDF 193KB)

Cannabis and its medicinal uses
Existing regulation of cannabis products in Australia
Regulatory approaches to medical cannabis in international jurisdictions

Chapter 3 - Overview and key provisions of the Bill (PDF 127KB)

Overview of the Bill and general provisions
Responsibilities and powers of the Regulator
Establishment of the Regulator
Monitoring and investigation powers
Other provisions

Chapter 4 - Key Issues (PDF 296KB)

Issues arising from Australia's current regulatory approach to medicinal cannabis
Comments on the regulatory model proposed in the Bill

Chapter 5 - Committee comments and recommendations (PDF 17KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 89KB)

Public submissions
Answers to questions on notice
Tabled documents
Additional information

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 64KB)
Appendix 3 - Medicinal cannabis across the globe – overview of currently deployed modes of patient access and supply of medicinal cannabis (PDF 291KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560