How to apply for a medicinal cannabis licence
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How to apply for a medicinal cannabis licence

On October 31, the ODC released an online smart form and “flat” paper forms to apply for a cultivation, production or research medicinal cannabis licence. This online form can also be used if you seek a manufacturing licence but ONLY if you are also applying for a cultivation and/or production licence or a research licence….

TGA – medicinal cannabis GMP compliance guideline

TGA – medicinal cannabis GMP compliance guideline

Today the TGA just released a new medicinal cannabis GMP compliance guide titled “Guidance on GMP compliance for the manufacture of medicinal cannabis for supply under ‘approved access’ provisions“. Not sure there would be any experienced GMP consultant surprised by any of the updates, as expected the TGA continues to follow convention wisdom, a medicine is…

Medicinal cannabis licensing and regulations in a (large) nut shell
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Medicinal cannabis licensing and regulations in a (large) nut shell

The recent scheduling changes to medicinal cannabis, which includes cannabidiol (abbreviated as “CBD”) and tetrahydrocannabinols (“THC”), moving it from Schedule 9 (prohibited substance) to Schedule 8 (controlled substance). This change, coupled with the rapidly evolving legislative changes around both cultivation and patient access to medicinal cannabis, have many Australian cultivator and manufacturing innovators on high…

Making sense of the scheduling change to medicinal cannabis

Making sense of the scheduling change to medicinal cannabis

For anyone watching the legislative changes around medicinal cannabis which includes Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinols (THC) in Australia the announcement yesterday (August 31st) that changes to the national classification for cannabis scheduling has occurred has been much anticipated. But what does it mean? What is scheduling? Scheduling is a national classification system that controls how…