State-by-state Breakdown

Medicinal cannabis prescriptions in your state

All Australian qualified medical professionals can administer medicinal cannabis in the majority of states. The prescribing physician must be qualified to treat the disease for which medical cannabis is recommended.

Considering Schedule 8 medical cannabis

‘Schedule 8’ (S8) drugs (Controlled Drug) need different authorisation than ‘Schedule 4’ medicines (Prescription Only). The information provided here is primarily about the S8 prescription procedure in Australia.