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.


  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)


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


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