Dr Teresa Nicoletti - Partner, Mills Oakley
Arguably Australia’s most well-versed leading legal experts in the field of medicinal cannabis. Teresa is both a lawyer and scientist with more than 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries in Australia and New Zealand.
Dr. Nicoletti provides legal, regulatory and commercial advice to a diverse array of clients across all health sectors. She is actively engaged in discussions with Commonwealth, state and federal health departments, to press for the legislative changes required for a medicinal cannabis industry to lawfully operate in Australia. Noting the important therapeutic benefits of medicinal cannabis, she has been influential in the federal government’s announcement of changes to the legislation to enable a farm-to-pharma model for medicinal cannabis, permitting the cultivation and extraction of medicinal cannabis and the manufacture and supply of pharmaceutical-grade medicinal cannabis products for therapeutic end-use.