We find it a fairly unlikely scenario but the Daily Mail says that A spokesperson for the Therapeutic Goods Association told Daily Mail Australia this could come into effect as soon as February 1, with a decision to be announced on September 9. 

The important thing is to read the qualification……. Essentially this is the same story we reported earlier in the week but the Mail have sexed it up and added in “Medical Cannabis” .

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has recommended low dose medical cannabidiol or CBD be reclassified after a senate inquiry revealed the barriers into accessing the drug.   

 

This is what they say they say

There’s a push to improve access to medicinal cannabis across Australia by making it available over the counter at chemists without a prescription.

Drug regulatory bodies are trying to push through changes as the number of prescriptions being issued for medical marijuana surged by 300 per cent nation-wide in the past year.

A spokesperson for the Therapeutic Goods Association told Daily Mail Australia this could come into effect as soon as February 1, with a decision to be announced on September 9. 

It comes as Australian singer and songwriter Olivia Newton-John continues lobbying efforts to change legislation as part of a pain management response for cancer patients. 

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has recommended low dose medical cannabidiol or CBD be reclassified after a senate inquiry revealed the barriers into accessing the drug. 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8325189/Medicinal-cannabis-available-Australian-chemists-without-prescription-year.html