Despite announcements by the Australian federal government and media since February 2016, cannabis use and possession, even for medical purposes, is still illegal and a difficult to obtain product for the majority of people all over Australia. Below is a helpful link which provides a guide through the lengthy and difficult process in Australia of gaining legal medical cannabis:
Each Australian State and Territory has varying requirements for patients accessing medicinal cannabis:
Are you a GP?
General practitioners (GPs) who have any questions about prescribing medical cannabis through the Special Access Scheme or Authorised Prescriber Scheme can ring the special TGA hotline:
TGA Medicinal Cannabis Hotline for GPs
Phone: 1800 020 653
Cannabis Access is a web portal designed to assist doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis in Australia and meet the regulatory requirements: