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Science Lab

Go Hard, Go Early and Save Lives

Limiting people’s social movements outside their homes to all but essential activity is necessary to save lives.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Mar 2020

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Preventative Health

It is a fundamental insight into the atomistic, individualistic responsibility that this minister puts onto a person taking them outside of their environment.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Jun 2018

Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis Users Still at Risk of Prosecution Under Liberals

The most recent medicinal cannabis announcement raised the hopes of Tasmanians who thought they might be able to more easily access treatment, legally.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2017

Medicinal Cannabis

Liberals' Medicinal Cannabis Mess

The continued confusion and anger of Tasmanians around access to medicinal cannabis is being exacerbated by mixed messages coming from the Government.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Jan 2017

Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis

Over the past two years, the Premier and Police minister have made a number of statements seeking to reassure Tasmanians who rely on medicinal cannabis.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Oct 2016

Medicinal Cannabis

Protection Needed for Medicinal Cannabis Users

There are currently patients who face charges and convictions over their medical cannabis possession and use in lieu of the government controlled access scheme.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Oct 2016

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Business Over Health, Ferguson Must Resign as Minister

Health Minister, Michael Ferguson, has walked away from the government’s plan to take strong action to raise the legal age for smoking.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Jul 2016