EXCLUSIVE: Health officials in Victoria are reviewing the state’s Schedule 8 permit system, raising hopes that the need for state approval for medicinal cannabis will be permanently dropped later this year.

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The Department of Health confirmed to Cannabiz that a review is underway, including the need for GPs and clinics to seek approval for medicinal cannabis prescriptions.

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...