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Regulation and control of medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis legislation and compliance

The regulatory framework to allow medicinal cannabis to be prescribed in Queensland.

Role of the Commonwealth and state governments

Responsibility for regulating medicinal cannabis is shared between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories.

Queensland does not have an amnesty for medicinal cannabis

Access to medicinal cannabis in Queensland must be for a legal product prescribed by an approved doctor.

Medicinal cannabis products

Types of approved medicinal cannabis products that may be considered.

Cultivation, manufacture, and wholesaling in Queensland

Queensland industries may be able to participate in the new Commonwealth licensing scheme to produce medicinal cannabis.

Last updated: 1 March 2017