<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-K3L4M3" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">

Flat White

Medicinal cannabis and government licensing

28 February 2024

3:00 AM

28 February 2024

3:00 AM

One of the more insidious aspects of government involvement in commercial markets is the practice of supplier licensing.

As entrepreneurs and business people are forced into a bureaucratic world, they have to deal with politics and power plays, rather than focus on what their customers need.

Licensing forces our risk-takers and go-getters into a weird dependency on bureaucrats, many of whom display qualities that are the exact opposite of the entrepreneurs.

Already a subscriber? Log in

Subscribe for just $2 a week

Try a month of The Spectator Australia absolutely free and without commitment. Not only that but – if you choose to continue – you’ll pay just $2 a week for your first year.

  • Unlimited access to spectator.com.au and app
  • The weekly edition on the Spectator Australia app
  • Spectator podcasts and newsletters
  • Full access to spectator.co.uk

Unlock this article



Don't miss out

Join the conversation with other Spectator Australia readers. Subscribe to leave a comment.

Already a subscriber? Log in