Medical practitioners in Victoria will no longer need state approval to prescribe schedule 8 medicinal cannabis under regulatory reforms coming into effect next week.

The easing of the administrative process follows a protracted, Covid-delayed review into the state’s schedule 8 permit system by the Department of Health.

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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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