Australia’s first doctors’ workshop on the medical uses of cannabis has heard about the complex situation around its legality.

The Melbourne conference was held with the hope of improving the medical profession’s awareness about the issue.

They hope to help doctors across the country clarify how the drug can be used and the legal situation, which can differ from state to state.

David Caldicott, a senior medical lecturer at Australian National University told Guardian Australia there was a lack of clarity among both doctors and patients due to confusing government frameworks.

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Naaman Zhou ~ TheGuardian.com via 420Intel.com ~

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