The majority voted in favour of a motion to disallow the Therapeutic Goods and Other Legislation Amendment (Narcotic Drugs) Regulation 2016, which means that Regulation no longer has legal force. The motion was introduced by Greens Senator Richard Di Natale.
What was the motion about?
The motion to disallow the Regulation was introduced in order to restore the ability of terminally ill patients to access medicinal cannabis products. Read more about the regulation in its explanatory memorandum and the arguments for its disallowance in the debate.