Medicinal Cannabis: The Family that Changed Australia’s Debate

Being a former police officer, Lou Haslam knew his family’s story about breaking Australian law to get medicinal cannabis for his son was powerful. It helped lead to a change in the law but, as Gary Nunn reports from Sydney, the family remains unhappy with the result. Working undercover for the police drugs squad, Mr Haslam, now 66, arrested “a tonnage” of people for cannabis-related crimes in New South Wales (NSW) between 1972 and 2006.…

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Author: BBC News