General

The two major types of products available are oils, which are ingested, and flowers which are inhaled through vaporising. Oil based products are the preferred and most common method of...
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Medical cannabis has been legal in Australia since 2016.
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Over 200 conditions have been approved in Australia by the TGA to use medicinal marijuana as a treatment.  The most common condition medicinal cannabis is prescribed for is chronic pain...
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Over 144 cannabinoids have been isolated within the cannabis plant but the main cannabinoids that are clinically used today are: Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD). CBD and THC have...
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Medical cannabis (also called medical marijuana) refers to the use of the cannabis plant and its component cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) as a medical treatment for...
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Yes, these two terms are used interchangeably.
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Patients

Depending on the prescription and approval you receive your approval will be valid for 12-24 months. This indication is given by your doctor when submitting the SAS approval. 
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While there are CBD dominant products and products that are made up almost entirely of CBD there are still undetectable traces of THC in the product. This is due to...
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The range of products under the umbrella term medicinal cannabis include pharmaceutical cannabis preparations, such as oil, tinctures, capsules and other extracts, untreated cannabis (raw and dried cannabis) and and...
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Medicinal cannabis accessed via a prescription is highly regulated and held to a high pharmaceutical standard. The foremost difference between street cannabis and medical cannabis is quality control. As the...
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All cases are different and what works for one patient and indication may not be the case with you. Consultation with your GP, doctor or medical specialist is essential before...
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Private rebates are at the discretion of the individual health fund. It is recommended that you contact your fund or health insurer to discuss your cover and options. HIF is...
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A prescription must be provided by a medical professional, whether a GP, nurse prescriber or a specialist. All medical practitioners and nurse prescribers are eligible to prescribe medicinal cannabis products....
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As medical cannabis is a relatively new healthcare treatment option for Australian doctors, some practitioners may lack experience or not be comfortable prescribing medicinal cannabis. As most medicinal cannabis products...
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