Lifehouse in the News: NSW State and Federal health Ministers visit Lifehouse for an important announcement | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
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On Friday the 2nd of March, it was announced at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse that patients will get streamlined access to medicinal cannabis, cutting the current waiting period by weeks .

  • ABC News reported on Health Minister Greg Hunt’s visit to Lifehouse, where he announced that red tape surrounding Medicinal cannabis will be slashed to provide faster access to NSW patients.
  • Ten News spoke to Chris O’Brien Lifehouse patient, Teena Clerke, about what easier access to medical cannabis will mean for her.
  • The government’s plan to create a single application process to access medical cannabis, means that patients will typically get approval within 36 hours, rather than waiting months for an outcome, announced at Lifehouse on Friday. – SBS News 
  • New South Wales is now the nation’s leader for patients requiring pain-relieving medicinal cannabis, after the announcement at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse that red tape will be slashed, covered by 7 News.
  • Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, and NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard have today announced that there will be a single application process for medicinal cannabis, with 2DayFM stating ths move will streamline the process.
  • The 7:30 Report covered the slashing of red tape surrounding the use of medicinal cannabis in NSW, which was announced at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse last Friday.
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