Farrell, Professor Michael

Head, NDARC. A successor to Professor Wayne Hall. Co-writer (with Hall) of oft-cited BMJ article ‘Should Doctors Prescribe Cannabinoids?‘ (answer ‘no’) to which Sydney University’s Emeritus Professor of Anaesthetics Laurie Mather and others would later respond – a skirmish cited by the Federal Government when discussing a change in the law. Part of Government-sponsored project ‘Cannabis and cannabinoids for medicinal purposes: Reviewing the evidence’ discussed in this article.