All you wanted to know about Medical Cannabis
What is medical cannabis and how do I use it?
Medical cannabis refers to the use of the cannabis plant and its component cannabinoids (THC, CBD, CBC, etc.) as medical therapy to alleviate symptoms. In Australia, you need a doctor's prescription to access medical cannabis.
What does medical marijuana treat?
Cannabis has been used for years as a treatment for a variety of medical conditions, including pain and nausea resulting from cancer treatment and other illnesses. Although, it has been a taboo subject for years, the medical and scientific community in Australia are currently working to unlock its potential benefits for patients.
Is medical cannabis the same thing as medical marijuana?
Yes, Medical cannabis and medical marijuana are interchangeable terms as they are both used to describe ingredients sourced from cannabis plants
Is using medical cannabis legal in Australia?
Yes, medical cannabis is legal within Australia however each state and territory have different laws surrounding its prescription, usage and accessibility.
How much does medical cannabis cost in Australia?
The cost of medicinal cannabis in Australia can vary greatly and depends on a number of considerations such as a patient's condition and the product being prescribed.
What if my medical practitioner won't prescribe medical cannabis but I still want to try this?
Depending on what your doctor has advised you and your situation, there are a few approaches you can take.