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Pharmacists’ frontline role and clinical expertise makes them ideally placed to dispense medicinal cannabis and become a key partner in the patient journey

Bod Australia gets green light to export growing medicinal cannabis product range

Cosmetics and natural medicines company Bod Australia (ASX: BDA) has received the green light to export its patented sublingual form of medicinal cannabis after gaining an export listing on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods

Queensland proposal to open up medicinal cannabis access

Specialists would be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients the same as other controlled or restricted medicine, such as codeine

Althea Group bags medical cannabis export licence

Medicinal cannabis company Althea Group (ASX: AGH) has bagged its second licence in as many weeks after securing an export licence from the Australian Government’s Office of Drug Control (ODC)

Tasmanian GPs' facing unnecessary 'hurdles' for access to medicinal cannabis products

GPs should be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis products, according to Tasmanian doctor Bastian Seidel

First look at Coast's medicinal cannabis crop

The seeds are planted, the flowers are blooming and soon will be on shelves for the Coast to be at the forefront of world leading medical cannabis

Bod secures first prescription for MediCabilis cannabis oil and new research partner

The company announced this morning that it has received its first prescription and required Special Access Scheme approvals for its MediCabilis cannabis oil product

Groundbreaking medical research to be presented at CannaTech Sydney

Researchers will present and be prepared to discuss a range of topics and peer-reviewed work from studies of the inflammatory and neuroprotective properties of cannabis, to practical advice for prescribing or soon-to-be prescribing physicians

Everything you need to know about medical cannabis

With the recent wholesale legalisation of medical cannabis in Canada, this controversial topic has become hotter than ever before. Here’s the latest on what’s legal, what’s not, and which way the wind is blowing

Canada's cannabis legalisation a boon for Aussie companies

With legalisation of recreational cannabis coming into effect on 17 October in Canada, Australian companies are hoping to capitalise on what is expected to be a $6.5 billion industry