Tasmanian GPs are facing unwanted "hurdles" in attempts to get medical cannabis products.

Published by External Author,
09, Nov

Tasmanian GPs should be allowed to prescribe medical cannabis to patients however, its remains the only state in Australia unable to utilise an online application system.

GP's in Tasmania are struggling to prescribe medical cannabis as it is the only state not connected to the online application system. This system is used in all other states and territories in Australia and is designed to streamline access at both a state and federal level. The lack of this system means that GPs must refer patients to specialists.

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