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Victorian patients and their families will be able to legally access medicinal cannabis in exceptional circumstances with the historic Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2015 passing the Victorian Parliament. Victoria …

An advocacy group for medicinal cannabis users and supporters has launched in the ACT, lobbying Government to make the drug’s use legal for medicinal purposes in the Territory. The TGA …

Medical cannabis will be a long-term prospect, and many patients have unrealistic expectations of the drug Legislation on medicinal cannabis is a good move for the management of health conditions …

Pharmacy may have opportunities to help harm minimisation efforts in the future as well as playing a key role in supply of medicinal cannabis, says a drugs expert who presented …

Australian medicinal cannabis company AusCann has welcomed the passing of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill 2016 by the Commonwealth Parliament. “We believe Australian patients have the right to access high …

Parliament today passed the Turnbull Government’s legislation delivering what it calls the “missing piece” for Australian patients and their doctors to access a safe, legal and reliable supply of medicinal …

Cannabis is frequently reported to have positive effects in the treatment of epilepsy—Ben Basger examines the evidence Despite the availability and judicious use of more than 15 different antiseizure drugs, …

A Bill to establish a national licensing and compliance scheme for medicinal cannabis has been welcomed by the PSA as an important first step to allow for the safe and …

Australia will create a nationally-consistent licensing scheme regulating the controlled cultivation of cannabis for medicinal or scientific purposes that will streamline the process across the country, Minister for Health Sussan …

Pharmacists are underutilised in preventive health and their voices are too often missing from discussion of the health care system in Australia, Greens leader Senator Richard di Natale told the …

More than nine out of every 10 Australians (91%) believe the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes should be made legal, according to a special Roy Morgan telephone survey conducted …

Victorian pharmacists will play a pivotal role under proposals announced by the Victorian Government to make medicinal cannabis available to some patients under exceptional circumstances from 2017, says the PSA. …