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.
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.