Cannabis imports grow as local farmers wrangle with red tape

Barnaby Joyce said in April that importing cannabis that could be grown by Australian farmers would be "an absolute ...
Barnaby Joyce said in April that importing cannabis that could be grown by Australian farmers would be “an absolute travesty”.

Alex Ellinghausen

It’s a crop so easy to grow that it’s nickname is “weed” but there are concerns Australian farmers could lose out to overseas cannabis farmers because of the tangle of red tape around the production of medical marijuana.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has…

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