Hunter cannabis farmers say Australia could be a world leader in medical marijuana | poll

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated June 10 2016 - 10:06pm, first published 10:05pm
Grow: Mark Smith said the Hunter warehouse has 1500 plants to go into soil, which are clones from 35 mother plants. It has 4500 plants growing in seed tubes and a research facility on the Central Coast. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

A Hunter Valley company preparing to legally sow 1500 cannabis plants believes Australia could become world leaders in cultivation of and research into medical cannabis.


Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory


Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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