Queensland’s first medicinal cannabis farm vows a duty of care to local patients

Months behind schedule, Queensland's first licensed medicinal cannabis farm has started growing plants with the aim of manufacturing medicines from early next year.

Children with devastating genetic illness to get access to ‘life-saving’ drug

Children with a muscle-wasting condition called spinal muscular atrophy will get a "life-saving" breakthrough drug for just $40, instead of hundreds of thousands of dollars, with $240 million in funding to be allocated in the federal budget to list the drug on the PBS.