Importers of medicinal cannabis have been warned to expect severe penalties if they attempt to circumvent new laws and fail to ensure medicines are compliant with Good Manufacturing Practice.

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) confirmed this week that regulations to safeguard the quality of imported products are on track to commence in March.

Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...