Since legalisation in 2016, cannabis has become a popular treatment option for a range of medical conditions. However, one of the largest barriers to entry in 2023 is perception toward price. As a patient myself, I have faced the challenge of affording medical cannabis and understand the frustration that many patients experience. In this blog, I will share what you need to know about the costs associated with medical cannabis in Australia.
When my chronic pain was at its worst, there was no such thing as ‘legal’ cannabis in Australia. Fortunately, times have changed and there are a number of pathways available to patients to acquire a legal Medical Cannabis prescription in 2023. In this post, I’ll walk you through the process of getting a medical cannabis prescription in Australia, step-by-step.
While there are various forms of Medical Cannabis available, the use of flower (also known as the “bud”) is one of the most common methods.
In recent years, it’s even overtaken oil as the most prescribed form of medical cannabis treatment in Australia.
With so much information available online, it can be overwhelming for patients to navigate and understand the nuances of Medical Cannabis flower. In this article, we will cover everything you need to know.
Medical Cannabis can revolutionise life for somebody suffering from a chronic condition. It certainly did for me.
However, there are some very real factors to be aware of when considering Medical Cannabis treatment.
This blog will answer the 4 things any patient should know before seeing a doctor about Medical Cannabis.
Perhaps the most common question that we receive at Cannabate is: “what types of Medical Cannabis medicines are available in Australia?”
Since legalisation in 2016, the answer to this question has changed a lot.
So, allow me to walk you through the types of Medical Cannabis medication available in 2023.
The most popular way to consume Medical Cannabis in Australia is through an oral liquid, known as cannabis oil. CBD oil or cannabis oil is a medicine derived from the flower of the cannabis sativa plant, prescribed by practitioners for its potentially beneficial effects in various health conditions.
The CBD and THC in Medical Cannabis oils interact with the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in your body. The ECS is primarily responsible for maintaining homeostasis, a balance in internal environment and energy input and output in the body. It has three major components: Cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2) Cannabinoids naturally produced in the body, known as Endocannabinoids …
Simply speaking, CBD oil contains either CBD, or CBD & THC, to provide medicinal benefit. THC and CBD are the two most researched compounds in the naturally found cannabis plant. THC is typically the most abundant compound in the cannabis plant. THC has similar therapeutic benefits to CBD and can cause psychoactive effects in large …
Medical cannabis (also called medical marijuana) is cannabis prescribed to relieve the symptoms of a medical condition. The cannabis plant contains compounds called cannabinoids, and the two most researched cannabinoids are: There’s a difference between medicinal and non-medicinal cannabis. Non-medicinal cannabis is the form that people use to get ‘high’. Depending on the patient and …