Cannabis is a depressant drug originating from hemp plants, its main component being tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It is consumed, usually through smoking, for recreational or medical purposes (including as treatment for epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and palliative care. In Australia, recreational use, possession (depending on which state or territory), cultivation and supply of marijuana are illegal. Since 2016, the federal government has legalised the use of medicinal cannabis.
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Expert opinion is often required in cases involving the possession, cultivation and supply of cannabis. Most often, experts are required to assess the effect of cannabis ingestion on the actions of those involved in criminal cases or civil disputes.
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The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:
- The need for a view or inspection of a location
- The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
- Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
- Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype