Australia’s first medicinal cannabis imported from Canada

IMG_0248The first commercial batches of medicinal cannabis have arrived in Australia from Canada. Cresco Pharma and Health House International have imported cannabis oil, which can be used to treat cancer and epilepsy. The medicinal cannabis, taken to Melbourne and Perth, was the first batch approved for patients.  Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said doctors would be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis with approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration. ‘Children suffering from epilepsy and patients dealing with side effects caused by cancer treatment are most likely to benefit from these products,’ he said in a statement…….Read More