Australia’s flower shortage means patients could be waiting months to get their prescriptions filled. Cannabiz editor-at-large Rhys Cohen asks what’s going on.

Australia is in the midst of a serious medicinal cannabis flower shortage.

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Rhys Cohen

As well as being editor-at-large at Cannabiz, Rhys is the director of Cannabis Consulting Australia, which provides commercial consulting services to various domestic and international cannabis companies....

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4 Comments

  1. [Edited under our comment moderation policy] My supplier has been out of stock for over 3 months now and [that] has just been extended to May. I’ve found recent news reports confirming that Australian cannabis flower products are being sent overseas to Italy.

  2. We at MedCan – the first fully indoor, operational and licensed cultivation facility in South Africa – can have flower delivered to another licensed holder within a week. If there is a company that needs high quality, high THC flower, please get in touch: we’d be happy to help.

  3. Is there any truth to the rumour that some Australian companies have also been exporting Australian medical cannabis, leaving patients short?

    1. I also wonder about federal policies preferring exports rather than selling to our own citizens. It happens a lot with other commodities like grain and wool. Typical!