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22 Feb 2017
The AMA has cautiously welcomed the decision to authorise imports of medicinal cannabis. AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, has told ABC Radio that the degree of enthusiasm for cannabis is a long way ahead of the scientific evidence.

Published: 22 Feb 2017

17 Feb 2017


Transcript: AMA President Dr Michael Gannon and AMA NSW President Prof Brad Frankum, Press Conference, Sydney, 17 February 2017

Subject: AMA Public Health Report Card 2017

Published: 17 Feb 2017

24 Jan 2017
The AMA has always been reluctant to call for a rise in the Medicare levy, as that perpetuates the myth that the levy pays for the Health budget. But if the Government is contemplating a rise in the levy in the May Federal Budget, all the funds raised should go to health care, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 24 Jan 2017

18 Jan 2017
Greg Hunt's ministerial experience in the senior portfolios of Environment and Industry should prepare him for the demands of his new role as Health Minister, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 18 Jan 2017