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Queensland industrial cannabis regulatory impact statement consultation

Have your say about possible changes to Queensland industrial cannabis legislation.

The proposed changes to the Drugs Misuse Act 1986, as outlined in the attached Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) relate to three elements: fees; enabling other types of analysis; and inter-agency information sharing.

The proposed changes will affect industry members the most, however all members of the community are welcome to comment.

Feedback from industry and the community will help to ensure the legislation achieves the right balance between enabling the industry to grow and maintaining appropriate oversight by government. The Queensland Government’s preferred options may change as a result of this consultation.

How you can get involved

Please review the supporting material and either:

  1. Submit a written response
  2. complete the following question survey.

Submissions close 5pm on 2 July 2019.

If you are making a written submission, please ensure it is received by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries by 5pm on 2 July 2019.

You can send your response by post or email:

Mail:
Drugs Misuse Legislation Reform
Plant Biosecurity and Product Integrity Unit
Biosecurity Queensland
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
GPO Box 46
Brisbane Qld 4001

Email:
BiosecLegislation@daf.qld.gov.au


The information you provide as part of this consultation will only be used for the purpose of informing the Queensland Government's final position on the regulatory impact statement for industrial cannabis in Queensland.

We ask that you identify yourself so that your submission may be considered properly under the Drugs Misuse Act 1986, and so that we may respond to your submission and contact you for further information or consultation, if required.

Under laws providing for freedom of information, your submission may be made available to others.

Answer an online survey

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Submit your responses now. Closes 2 July 2019, 11.59pm.

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Last updated
 23 May 2019

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