The Cat Is Out Of The Bag. ABC Australia Reports On Findings Of Senate Committee On Medical Cannabis. It’s What We All Already Knew

The Cat Is Out Of The Bag. ABC Australia Reports On Findings Of Senate Committee On Medical Cannabis. It’s What We All Already Knew

We mentioned yesterday that the Australian senate enquiry had issued its final report and added the  relevant documentation to our piece. If you don’t feel like making your own analysis we’d suggest that this piece via the ABC sums things up fairly succinctly , “‘Ignorant, confused or misinformed’: Senate Committee Inquiry recommends overhaul of medicinal cannabis system” The ABC writes Patients are potentially missing out on medicinal cannabis treatment, or using the black market to obtain illegal supplies due to a lack of understanding of the treatment by doctors, a Senate inquiry has heard. The inquiry has made 20 recommendations, ranging from online training programs for practitioners and a mandatory inclusion of medicinal cannabis modules in primary medical program curriculums, to allowing practitioners to more easily prescribe multiple products and ‘compassionate pricing’ for patients. Lucy Haslam from United in Compassion says the recommendations give the Government a good starting point. “We need the Government to acknowledge there’s a problem with access and to feel motivated to do something to help the patients that are badly affected,” she said. “I really hope that they won’t keep ignoring this problem. We had to really fight to get this inquiry and that’s concerning in the first instance. “The work’s been done now, a lot of people have made submissions, and I think it’s really important the government via the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) listens to those recommendations.” Education and cost Medicinal cannabis in Australia is typically accessed through your doctor submitting an application…

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