Australia: Victoria reimposes state-based approval process for medicinal cannabis prescriptions

Cannabiz reports

For the past 12 months, GPs have only needed TGA sign-off to prescribe cannabis following a Covid-triggered Public Health Emergency Order.

But the streamlined process, which applied to Schedule 8 medicines and had been welcomed by prescribers and patients, came to end on Sunday when the emergency order expired.

See the full story at the link but essentially things will be harder for medicinal cannabis patients in Victoria. This combined with the fact that there is a shortage of medicinal flower in Australia currently because of Health Canada issues and a myriad of otherfactors that now read as long as War & Peace.

Victoria reimposes state approval process in red tape blow for prescribers


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