Advocacy

MCIA supports members by assisting and facilitating efforts towards an efficient and effective value chain, and through fostering a regulatory environment that supports growth of the industry and accelerates access to products for patients.

MCIA works with government, regulators, key industry stakeholders and patient/health professional partners to tackle issues where an industry approach provides for better outcomes. Through its advocacy activities, MCIA delivers results which promote improved outcomes for patients and the industry and supports the licensed industry activity in local and global markets.

MCIA communicates the medicinal cannabis industry’s values and policy priorities to the Government, regulators, patients, health professional and the community. MCIA will provide stewardship across the value chain to ensure that Australian medicinal cannabis products are high quality and deliver outcomes for patients.

MCIA believes that with a responsible and trusted peak industry organisation that the industry can operate under ‘light touch’ regulation delivering benefits for patients/ community, Governments and the economy, license holders and their investors.