This month’s announcement that medicinal cannabis will be legalised in Australia from November has been welcomed by sufferers of chronic illnesses.
Cannabis has been shown to alleviate the symptoms of people suffering from cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, chronic pain and many other conditions.
Now the Federal Government is working to create a regulatory body to oversee the implementation of the scheme.
But what do people actually think about the plan?
WestTV took to the streets of Perth to gauge the mood.