Cannabis for cancer patients

Cancer survivor Sally Crossing told a public hearing at parliament house on Monday it appeared self-evident cannabis relieved pain for many sufferers.

“It’s just a matter of being kind and helpful to people who need help,” said Ms Crossing, who is the deputy chair of the volunteer advocacy group Cancer Voices NSW.

The committee is inquiring into the feasibility and safety of using cannabis as a medicine, the legal implications and how cannabis could be supplied