EXCLUSIVE: Employees prescribed medicinal cannabis to treat work-related illness and injury are being denied financial help by the state-governed Workers Compensation scheme in another frustrating blow for patient access, a Cannabiz investigation has found.

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The employer-funded insurance scheme, which is overseen by individual states and territories, is designed to subsidise medical treatment and rehabilitation for people who suffer health issues because of their work.

Hannah Adler

Hannah is a communications professional and early-career researcher in the disciplines of health communication and health sociology. She is a PhD student at Griffith University currently writing a...