A well-respected cannabis doctor has told of her shock and anger at being suspended from prescribing schedule 8 medicinal cannabis following a two-hour “interrogation” at the hands of New South Wales regulators.

Amid a statewide crackdown by NSW Health’s Pharmaceutical Services Unit (PSU), during which dozens of doctors and pharmacists are understood to have been targeted, the practitioner told Cannabiz she felt “violated” as investigators picked apart her prescribing practices and clinical judgements.

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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...

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