Medicinal Marijuana Usage

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Dear Department of Health,

I am requesting under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 any information on the new medicinal marijuana usage. I would like to request information about how many people has the medicinal marijuana been used on previously and how long will the drug be used for for medical reasons.
I am also requesting for any written documentation regarding the new legalisation of medicinal marijuana in NSW dating back between 2014 and 2016.

Yours faithfully,

Emma Grace

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Dear Ms Grace


I refer to your FOI request of 29 February to the Department of Health (as


Section 15 of the FOI Act requires that a request for documents meets
certain requirements. Your request, in its current form, does not
constitute a valid request. Please note that the Act provides for access
to documents and not to 'information'. In order for your request to be
processed under the provisions of the FOI Act you must provide us with
further information to enable us to identify the document or documents you
are seeking.


I would greatly appreciate if you could provide us with more information
on the specific documents that you require. For your information, further
details on the proposed scheduling of Cannabis can be found on the TGA’s


Additionally, I note that you are looking for information specifically in
relation to NSW legislation. This part of your scope may be better placed
with NSW Health.


Please don't hesitate to contact me should you have any further questions.


Kind regards


Freedom of Information
02 6232 8664


Reporting & Collaborative Services Section

Regulatory Engagement & Planning Branch

Therapeutic Goods Administration
Address: PO Box 100, Woden ACT, 2606
Email: [2][email address]



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