This week marks a major marijuana milestone for the Australian state of Victoria. Last year, it became the first region in the country to legalize medical cannabis use, and now that system is starting to bloom.

Early on Tuesday, the Andrews Government announced that they had successfully harvested Australia’s first-ever medical cannabis crop.

Sowed in a secret government grow facility back in April 2016, this marijuana plant is being tested and prepped for the country’s first patients.

This particular plant will be reserved for children suffering from severe epilepsy, and will be available for treatment starting this year.

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