Australian patients using products containing delta-8 THC to manage conditions including PTSD, chronic pain, anxiety and insomnia have been left in limbo following a TGA crackdown on the cannabinoid, Cannabiz has learned.

TGA boss Professor John Skerritt confirmed last month that products containing delta-8 which has been chemically transformed from CBD are not legal in Australia, a position the regulator reaffirmed in its long-awaited reforms to TGO93.

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Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

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  1. Dr Nic Giummarra here, just adding since this article was published I have directly spoken to all my patients previously on Delta eight based products, of which there was only one prescribed from one specific company, and they all had benefit without any side-effects. All were prescribed for chronic severe pain. This represents a small data set of less than 10 patients who are using only one specific product from one specific company. I agree that more research needs to be done to confirm the delta eight based products are safe for patients.