What we do know and don't know about the benefits and dangers of using and prescribing medicinal cannabis for things like pain relief, epilepsy and appetite stimulation in cancer and HIV AIDS.Latest Health News Medicinal cannabis
Medicinal cannabis is available in Australia – find out who can use it, what conditions it’s registered for, and how to access it. Is it legal to drive when you’re taking medicinal cannabis? Can you take it with you overseas or between States within Australia? How much does medicinal cannabis cost? All your questions about medicinal cannabis answered.
Medicinal cannabis is not yet a first line of therapy for any medical condition, but is available under the Special Access Scheme from approved providers in Australia for some conditions.Latest Health News Medicinal cannabis
Medicinal cannabis (medical marijuana) is cannabis that's prescribed by a doctor to relieve symptoms or treat a condition. There are several natural and man-made types that can be accessed in Australia.Medicinal cannabis Medicines
Medicinal cannabis is now available in Australia for some conditions. Dr Norman Swan introduces medical experts who are prescribing medicinal cannabis in Australia and 2 patients who are taking medicinal cannabis.Medicinal cannabis
Professor Ingrid Scheffer, paediatric neurologist, discusses the use of medicinal cannabis in children with severe epilepsy, outlining which types of epilepsy medicinal cannabis is most useful for, and the possible side effects.Medicinal cannabis
Professor Richard Chye, Director of the Sacred Heart Hospice and Palliative Care at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, talks about medicinal cannabis, the dangers of unregulated cannabis products, and where medicinal cannabis is most effective.Medicinal cannabis