Sydney Morning Herald Article: ‘The only training was on the harms’: Cannabis prescriptions surge but stigma remains

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Prescriptions for medicinal cannabis have almost doubled in the past year but industry leaders say uptake is still hampered by the social stigma of the drug and lack of training for doctors. The Therapeutic Goods Administration approved 10,755 cannabis prescriptions in July, up from 5,564 in July 2020. The approvals were under Category B of the special access scheme, the main pathway for doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis for management of chronic illness and pain relief. Read full article at  https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/the-only-training-was-on-the-harms-cannabis-prescriptions-surge-but-stigma-remains-20210721-p58bm5.html

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