Victoria has reimposed a state-based approval process for medicinal cannabis prescriptions in a move that could again hamper patient access to medication.

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For the past 12 months, GPs have only needed TGA sign-off to prescribe cannabis following a Covid-triggered Public Health Emergency Order.

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...