We provide plant based medicine products for prescription holders and to those deemed clinically appropriate.
In Tasmania, the regulation of plant based medicine, which may include medicinal cannabis products, follows the same regulatory process as for all other medicines and includes both Commonwealth and State legislation.
You can find more information about medicinal cannabis for prescribers in Tasmania here
Our team offers professional advice and support on plant based medicine, so get in touch with us if you require further assistance.
Plant Based Medicine & Medicinal cannabis FAQs
Medicinal cannabis, also known as medical marijuana, refers to the use of cannabis or cannabinoids for medical purposes to alleviate symptoms or treat certain medical conditions.
Yes, as per the Tasmanian Government Department of Health, medicinal cannabis possession is lawful when the cultivation, manufacture, prescribing, supply and use complies with all applicable Commonwealth and State laws.
This depends on your circumstances and your prescription.
However, in general, medicinal cannabis has shown potential in providing relief for various conditions, including chronic pain, multiple sclerosis (MS), epilepsy, nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, and symptoms of certain neurological disorders.
Medicinal cannabis can be administered in various forms, such as oral capsules, oils, vaporisation, topical creams among others. The choice of administration depends on your condition and professional recommendation.
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