About the Medical Cannabis Council
The Medical Cannabis Council (MCC) is Australia's peak national industry association representing more than 100 member organisations including cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, ancillary organisations, researchers, educators, not-for-profit advocacy groups and more. It is the respected voice of this burgeoning industry, with member companies ranging from large multinationals to Australian start-ups.
The mission of MCC is to create a unifying voice for the medical cannabis industry in Australia, facilitating a framework of best practice and supporting the positioning of Australia as a world leader in research and production of safe, affordable and scientifically backed medical cannabis products.
MCC is registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as well as the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC).
The MCC is directed by a Board representing the breadth of the industry, with experience in industry, government, and not-for-profit organisations.
The objectives of the Council are to:
create a unifying voice for the medicinal cannabis industry in Australia;
represent and support the diversity of organisations affiliated with the medical cannabis industry in Australia
successfully advocate to government on behalf of our broad membership of stakeholders in the medical cannabis field
support the positioning of Australia as a world leader in research and production of safe, scientifically supported medical cannabis products
facilitate best practice and conduct across all industry stakeholders
organise regular networking opportunities for members to connect with each other
collect, disseminate and exchange relevant information
advocate for increased education for all stakeholders in the medical cannabis field
The Council and all its Members adhere to five key underpinning principles: