30 January 2017

A useful reference for all

A medical specialist or a general practitioner in consultation with a medical specialist can legally prescribe medicinal cannabis in Queensland, if they have:

  • applied under the Queensland Health single-patient prescriber pathway (applications assessed on a case-by-case basis)
  • obtained the mandatory Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and Queensland Health approvals.

Process:

  1. Initial consultation
  2. Provide clinical evidence
  3. Queensland Health approval
  4. Find a product
  5. TGA approval
  6. Import/export licence and permit
  7. Report patient progress

If you have any questions, contact Queensland Health:

 

Clinical Guidance: For the use of Medicinal Cannabis Products, December 2016 (PDF, 606KB)

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Medicinal Cannabis access and use in Queensland, December 2016 (PDF, 484KB)

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Standard for Security of Medicinal Cannabis Stock, January 2017 (PDF, 321KB)

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