New Zealand-made, pharma-grade cannabis medicines - will they be affordable?

A NZ Herald article.

The Government is being urged to consider watering down safety standards or subsidising cannabis medicines to ensure products are accessible and affordable.

The current regulatory rules mean that Kiwi-made medicines are unlikely to be any cheaper than expensive imported ones, the NZ Medical Cannabis Council says.

In the wake of the referendum result against legalising recreational cannabis, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that medicinal cannabis regulations will be looked at to ensure products aren’t too expensive.

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